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“No food security problem in Greece,” reassures Agriculture Minister

There will be no problem in Greece’s food security or supply chain due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, two countries that are the most important grain exporters in the world, Agriculture Development and Food Minister said on Monday. The increase in the price of grain since the beginning of …

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Greek households store food due to war in Ukraine (POLL)

Greek households store food due to the war in Ukraine, a market survey has found. Turnover in value of food retail increased by 5.1% in the first week of March. According to NielsenIQ data, in the first week of March, many food categories, such as pasta, showed a very large …

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Food prices in Greece 5.2% higher than EU average, telecommunication 57.6%

Food prices in Greece are above the European Union average,the European Statistics agency Eurostat said in its 2018 report. Furthermore, the country is the most expensive among the EU-28 in telecommunications, including internet connections and telecom equipment. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco prices in Greece are 3.8% lower than the European …

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Greek PM announces V.A.T reductions in food, electricity, gas and 13th pension

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a package of relief measures to relieve the life of debt-ridden Greek households. Among the measure for 2019 is the generous reduction of Value Added Tax in food items, catering industry, electricity and natural gas as well as the distribution of so-called 13th pension. Value …

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Clean Monday table: My Perfect Greek recipes for Octopus and Taramosalata

The Carnival season ended on Sunday evening, Monday morning Greeks sharpen knives and forks for the traditional Clean Monday meal with delicious lenten food. The Clean Monday lunch consists mainly of appetizers full of protein, yet no meat or chicken and no meat products like butter, eggs, cheese or sausages. …

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Nigella Lawson praises Kokoretsi, Souvlaki and Pastitsio directly from Mykonos

Famous British chef Nigella Lawson loves Greek Food. In her recent visit to the island of Mykonos, Lawson could not hide her excitement about Greek street food delicacies: Kokoretsi roll, made of  lamb intestines wrapped up in spicy offal and grilled. She described it as “an offal-lover’s dream.” Souvlaki with wrapped …

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East Attica Fire info: Food, water Solidarity with fire-hit citizens

Food, water and basic needs items are being collected at the Municipality Shop of Nea Makri, Marathonos Leoforos/Avenue 104. Who ever wants to offer the above mentioned items, can do it the Municipality Shop. These items for the citizens hit by the fires, who can go to the shop and …

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Healthy eaters in US turn to Greece’s flavors and food in 2018

2018 is witnessing an influx of new flavors invigorate the taste buds as imaginative chefs, aspirational start-ups, and a competitive established market vies for your attention. But consumers aren’t just wary of cost, our appetites increasingly whet by originality, convenience and, importantly, a more health-conscious approach to our diets. That’s …

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Preveza: 350 dogs in municipality shelter at risk of starvation

350 dogs at the municipality shelter of Preveza are at risk of starvation, local animal welfare organizations have denounced. “The dog food has not be supplied in time, the dogs are at risk to starve, volunteers have nothing to feed the dogs with,” local organization “Intervention for the animals – …

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