Some 6,000 tonnes of halloumi, earmarked for export, are stored in refrigerators after the coronavirus pandemic saw the demand for Cyprus’ traditional cheese collapse. Cheesemakers are asking authorities to step in to
Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis attended Wednesday the first-ever production of the traditional Cypriot halloumi cheese bearing the EU product of protected designation of origin (PDO) certificate. The first badge of halloumi bearing
Turkish Cypriot cheesemakers say they have been squeezed out, as the island’s iconic cheese halloumi comes under the shield of the European Union as a product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO).
Two weeks before Halloumi hits supermarket shelves across the European Union as a protected designation of origin (PDO) product, Cyprus cheesemakers have challenged it, claiming exports worth millions are endangered. From 1
After seven years of languishing in EU corridors, halloumi will hit the market in October as a bonafide product of protected designation of origin (PDO). As of 1 October, Halloumi’s PDO status
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an abrupt end to a ten-year growth in Halloumi exports, with dairy producers uncertain of the future as mountains of the squeaky cheese pile up in Cyprus
In business since antiquity, boasting some of the world’s oldest grape varieties, Cyprus wineries need to improve their product to win back Cypriot preferences for cheaper imported wines. Talking to the Financial
The European Commission officially declared the island’s traditional cheese as a protected designation of origin (PDO), meaning halloumi can only be produced in Cyprus under strict product specification. But implementation of the
Halloumi, the Cyprus traditional cheese, has joined the world’s elite of ‘native’ quality foodstuff as after years of disagreement, the European Union awarded the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) badge, with halloumi
Turkish Cypriot cheesemakers say they are in the dark over a historic move for Cyprus’ iconic cheese halloumi to be legally shielded under the European Union’s Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product.