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Greece Takes Denmark to European Court Over Feta Cheese Violations

Greece formally requested the European Union on Wednesday to begin legal procedures against the nation of Denmark over its alleged appropriation of Greece's iconic feta cheese. “The Agriculture Minister has (approved) the activation of European Commission legal action against Denmark...

Greek Feta Cheese a Stumbling Block for EU-Australia Trade Deal

European Union and Australian officials negotiating a new free trade deal are currently trying to solve the riddle of what to call the feta cheese which is produced in Australia. The EU wants further protections for food and drink brands...

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...

Greek Feta Receives Exemption From Proposed US Tariffs on EU Products

Greece's Agricultural Development and Foods Ministry announced on Wednesday that it gained an exemption from an approximate ten percent levy on Greek feta cheese from the US' Trump administration. The American government plans to impose tariffs on EU products worth...

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...

Consumers issue SOS for Greek feta cheese

Professors, journalists and consumers have banded together to found a ‘Friends of Feta Club’ to promote the Greek cheese's EU status as protected designation of origin (PDO). Feta has been designated a PDO by the European Union, after several legal challenges by...

The Ancient Greek Roots of Feta Cheese

Greece applied way back in 1994 for the European Union's coveted "Protected Designation of Origin" (PDO) status for one of its national treasures, feta cheese. It was argued by several other European nations that feta was simply derived from the Italian...

Feta Cheese Exporters to Benefit from EU-Canada Trade Agreement

Greek exporters of feta cheese will benefit from the CETA trade agreement between the EU and Canada for four reasons, the president of the Hellenic-Canadian Chamber of Commerce (HCCC) Konstantinos Katsigiannis said on Monday. Katsigiannis was speaking at a...

Feta Cheese and Greek Yogurt at Risk of Losing their 'Greekness'

It is very likely that in the near future feta cheese commercials around the world will not be accompanied by the sound of bouzouki and beautiful Greek island landscapes. Feta cheese is at risk of losing its Protected Designation...