Greece’s food and beverage sector relies on more than 525,000 farmers, about 11-12% of the country’s labour force, for its steady and reliable supply of raw materials. In the European Union, more than 70% of agricultural production is transformed into consumables of the food and beverage industries that employ more than 4 million persons.... (...)


Herbs Used in Greek Cooking
by ExpoHellas / 07/07/2014 / Uncategorized
This list includes herbs commonly used in Greek cooking. Follow linked herb names to more detailed descriptions and information.


A Gift from the Gods According to Greek mythology, Aristaios, son of Apollo and Cyrene, was sent by the gods to give the gift of cheese-making to the Greeks. It was called a "gift of everlasting value," and if the reputation of today's variety of Greek cheeses is anything to go by, the value of that gift keeps increasing with age. Whatever their origins, Greek cheeses are among the finest in the world, and many varieties have been accorded protection under the European Union's Protected Denomination of Origin (PDO) provisions. This ... (...)