Halloumi generating export gold

Halloumi cheese is considered Cyprus’ white gold worth €1.34 bln in exports from 2017-2021, with revenue expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. According to the Ministry of Commerce data, Cyprus

Halloumi gets its own website

The government has launched an action plan to promote halloumi as a ‘product of designated origin’ (PDO) after the European Commission rubberstamped its authenticity as a Cypriot product. Aiming to boost the

Only PDO halloumi on supermarket shelves

Supermarkets can only sell halloumi, produced under the EU-approved Product of Origin file, as the Agriculture Ministry launches inspections at stores. In comments to the Cyprus News Agency, the head of the

Big halloumi sell-off

This weekend is consumers’ last chance to buy halloumi at discounted prices at supermarkets, as dairy producers offload their last batches of the squeaky cheese that do not comply with the EU

No more halloumi wars

A ceasefire between Halloumi producers and the government comes into effect on Thursday, as an agreement over what makes the cheese special comes into effect. The news comes after dairy producers and

Happy end in halloumi saga

Monday was a historic day for Cyprus’ traditional cheese as the island’s agriculture minister, Costas Kadis, confirmed that stakeholders reached a win-win agreement over how halloumi is made. Speaking on CyBC radio


Halloumi saga hardens on big producers

The Agriculture Ministry is confident that by the end of the month, major dairy producers will be on board with the government’s decision only to allow Halloumi products conforming with the cheese’s

Germany blows whistle on fake halloumi

German authorities have caught Cypriot cheesemakers exporting Halloumi products that do not meet the required EU standards under its PDO (Product of Designated Origin), increasing fears Cyprus could lose its flagship export.

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