6,000 tonnes of unsold Halloumi

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

Cyprus produces first PDO halloumi

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 EU halloumi woes

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).


Halloumi protection status challenged

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

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