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

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

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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

Halloumi dispute softens

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis appeared confident that a standoff between authorities and dairy producers over what makes a Halloumi will soon end after the two sides met President Nicos Anastasiades. Afterwards, Kadis

Cyprus gets tough on squeaky cheese

Authorities will turn up the heat on dairy producers trading Halloumi products that do not meet the required EU standards under the cheese’s PDO (Product of Designated Origin), following a Legal Services

Halloumi identity crisis

The “what makes” Halloumi saga is far from over, as the government and stakeholders prepare for a legal standoff over how the island’s traditional white cheese should be produced. Halloumi’s PDO (Product

Halloumi going through changes…again

Cyprus is trying to end the Halloumi saga by swatting away legal objections to the squeaky cheese’s future as an EU Protected Product of Origin brought by industry stakeholders. The Agriculture Ministry