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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...

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...

Canadian Press Talks About Limitations on Cheese Names

Today the Canadian press talks about the limitations posed by the Canada-EU free-trade agreement on the use of the name “feta” and on cheeses like asiago, munster and gorgonzola. According to the article “Faux Feta? Trade deal to hit food...

Germans Number One Feta Consumers

The German market is the first European market in Greek feta cheese exports. In value terms, the German market absorbed throughout the period of six years, 2007-2012, one third of exports of feta cheese, while in terms of quantity,...

Austrians Want Their Money Back

The Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung published a long article titled, We do not owe you money. It refers to the changes the image of Greeks living in Austria has undergone because of the financial crisis in Greece, as well...

Greek Feta Ad in Israel Not So Funny

Greek feta cheese is one of the country's most popular exported products all over the world. Israelis have also the chance to indulge themselves in the taste of the white Greek cheese. But they may have gone a little...

Feta Cheese Goes Generic in Canada

According to the Greek Deputy Foreign Minister, Dimitris Dollis, feta cheese is a “generic” product in Canadian markets. The Deputy Minister noted that a mere land origin indication cannot be registered as a PDO brand, referring exclusively to the...