Vasilios Frantzolas Olive Oil Taster &
Quality Consultant
M. Sc. Food Policy, City University London

George Daoutopoulos

Prof. George Daoutopoulos was born in Edessa, Macedonia, Greece in 1945. He grew up in small villages around the valley of Yiannitsa that have affected his future professional occupations. Besides his studies, research, teaching and lectures he farms the family land of his grandfather and remains a lifetime student of nature.

He holds a degree in Agronomy and another one in Economics from Greek Universities. In 1981-85 he carried postgraduates studies in USA (Michigan State University) leading to Master’s Degree and PhD in Rural Sociology and Development.

He has published numerous textbooks used in Greek Universities and more than 70 scientific papers in Greek and English. He was a visiting professor in USA, Germany, Sweden and Kazakhstan.

His recent work refers to research, lectures and articles in topics related to Sustainable Management of farming resources and wastes, Environmental Protection, and introduction of new crops and technologies.

He has published during the last two years three color books related to three new sustainable technologies (Zeolite, Energetic Microorganisms and Mycorrizae) and two new superfoods (Hippophae and Goji Berry) that were highly appreciated by the Greek farming community.