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There’s More to Greek Cheese Than Just Feta

Cheese is an important part of Greek cuisine, and each region of the country has its own special version of the dairy product. While feta is delicious, there are many more Greek cheeses to try! The first known mention of...

EU Adds Naxos Island's ''Arseniko'' Cheese to Protected Geographical Indication List

The European Commission announced on Monday that yet another iconic, traditional Greek product will be added to its coveted list of ''Protected Geographical Indication'' (PGI) foods. Arseniko cheese, made for millennia on the island of Naxos, will soon be added...

European Commission Sues Denmark for Marketing Danish Cheese as "Feta"

The European Commission referred the nation of Denmark to the European Court of Justice on Wednesday, accusing it of violating European Union law in regard to the use of the trademarked name ''Feta.'' The statement issued by the EU Commission...

Greek Feta Cheese Exports to the UK Up by 214% in 10 Years

Exports of Greek feta cheese to the United Kingdom recorded an increase of 214 percent between 2008 and 2018, according to a survey conducted recently by the Department of Economic and Trade Affairs of the Greek Embassy in London. More...

Eurostat Reports Greek Cheese, Eggs and Milk Second Most Expensive in the EU

Eurostat released on Thursday its final ''Consumer Price Levels'' report for the year 2018, showing that Greeks paid on average considerably more money to buy everyday essentials compared to most other Europeans. The report said that if the average price...

Olive Oil, Cheese and Fish Lead to Boom in Greek Exports for 2018

The Panhellenic Exporters Association published new data on Thursday which show a significant increase in Greek food exports between 2017 and 2018. The data show that the products for which Greece has a very strong brand-name played a crucial role...

France Reveals its Love Affair with Greek Feta Cheese

Charles de Gaulle may have famously said of France: "How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?" but Greece is increasing sales of its famous feta to the cheese-loving country. Data from the Greek embassy in Paris...

Metsovo Lets the Wine Flow, the Cheese Sizzle Amid the Verdant Slopes

Amphitheatrically etched into the verdant slopes of the Pindos Range of Epirus sits Metsovo, at an altitude of 1,200 meters. It is the picturesque home of a group of people known as Vlachs, who pride themselves as descendants of...