First annual project meeting held in Thessaloniki, Greece

On 4 - 6 October 2017, OLEUM partners met in Greece for a project meeting to mark the end of the first year of the project and discuss progress and future plans. The meeting was hosted by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


All work packages presented updates of their activities. The partners also discussed specific issues related to sampling and analytical activities, validation of the analytical methods and reference standards, and progress towards the establishment of the OLEUM Network.

During the meeting the consortium also welcomed members of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Board (MS-AB) for the first time. The MS-AB will meet annually to act as discussion platform to consult in different aspects of the project.


The meeting concluded with a visit to the olive groves of Chalkidiki variety and the Ladas factory for table olives and the Kalandaridis olive mill, where the production process of extra virgin olive oil was demonstrated.