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CRETE: Bottlers Dispute Application for Crete PGI

CRETE: Bottlers Dispute Application for Crete PGI | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A heated debate between olive oil pro­duc­ers in Crete and Sevitel, the asso­ci­a­tion of Greek bot­tlers of olive oil, has ignited over the inten­tion of the Cretan pro­duc­ers to mar­ket their olive oil under one com­mon PGI label.
Α group of Cretan pro­duc­ers rep­re­sent­ing all the island’s regions has sub­mit­ted an appli­ca­tion to the Greek Ministry of Agriculture to obtain Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) sta­tus for the name ​“Crete” with the European Union.

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Producers in Crete Stunned by Precarious Crop

Producers in Crete Stunned by Precarious Crop | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
A sudden outburst of the fruit fly and other pathogens inflicted unexpected damage on the island's farms.

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CRETE: Producers Transform Olives from Monumental Trees into Medicine

CRETE: Producers Transform Olives from Monumental Trees into Medicine | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The majes­tic trees of the olive grove of Eftihis Androulakis have a his­tory dat­ing back centuries.
Olive trees up to 12 meters (39 feet) high, which have been bent and twisted around their axis by the wind, are still pro­duc­tive and serve as a liv­ing tes­ta­ment to the close rela­tion­ship between man and nature that lies at the heart of the tra­di­tion in Crete.

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