A total of 57 olive oil and honey producers in Greece were presented with awards in two international competitions. The awards, announced on Tuesday by the Hellenic Food Authority (EFET), concerned 40 olive oil businesses in the regions of Kalamata, Lesvos and Chalkidiki.

The Greek producers received several awards at the London International Table Olives Competitions 2019, as well as the London International Design Olives Competitions 2019, which saw 400 international contestants.

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Another 17 Greek honey producers were handed prizes at the London Honey Awards 2019. These businesses are in the regions of Kalymnos, Andros, Crete, Lakonia, Evrytania, Etoloakarnania and Macedonia, and they competed against more than 150 international contestants.

In a statement, EFET congratulated these Greek companies for excelling in global competitions with their quality products.