Category: News

Greek Olive Oil Gets New Exemption From US Tariffs

Feb 19, 2020 The United States Trade Representative extended the exemption status of Greek olive oil from tariffs imposed on imported E.U. agricultural products after it was first excluded from the sanctions regime in October 2019. The revised list of E.U. products under sanctions also excludes other Greek products from import taxes, like cheese,...

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MED DIET TOPS 2020 LIST

Source US NEWS & WORLD REPORTS The Mediterranean diet was named the best dietary regimen in the US News & World Report’s annual list which is compiled by a panel of nutritionists, diabetes specialists, heart health and weight loss experts. It was the third consecutive year the diet rich in fresh fruit, vegetables and...

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OLIVE OIL AFTER IMPORT TARIFFS

With the new harvest in the northern hemisphere knocking on the door, the olive oil production outlook is good, barring extreme weather in the next months. The new crop opened with last season’s prices but are expected to drop as more is harvested and milled. The 25% tariff imposed by...

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NEW HARVEST SEASON 2019-20

The new olive harvest that produces our Extra Virgin Olive Oil has come into season. Our Cretan Co-op Estate has started harvesting the new crop, milling it and storing it. Given its location and altitude, it avoided the effects of the fruit fly that afflicted certain parts of Crete, thus...

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EUROPEAN UNION 2019 OLIVE OIL EXPORTS

A report by the European Commission predicts that olive oil exports from the European Union (E.U.) will reach record levels for the current 2018/2019 season. The E.U. the world’s leading olive oil producer, with Spain being its largest producer by far, followed by Italy and Greece as well as the world’s biggest exporter of olive oil with 625,000 tons...

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