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Greek Cheese Declared Exempt from US Import Duties

It was declared on Thursday that Greek cheese, including its iconic feta, is now exempted from customs duties imposed by the United States on farm products originating from the European Union, according to a statement released today by Greece's...

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...

There’s More to Greek Cheese Than Just Feta

The first known mention of cheese in ancient Greece was in the epic poem the “Odyssey,” where Homer describes in detail the shepherd and cheese maker Cyclops Polyphemus and the different cheeses, made from sheep and goat’s milk, which lay...

Greek Feta Cheese, Ouzo to Receive Protection From Counterfeits in China

China and the European Union will sign an accord in Beijing on Wednesday to protect products which have a specific geographical origin — such as Greek feta cheese and ouzo — in a bid to fight the counterfeiting of...

How to Spot Real Feta Cheese in Australia

Greek Ambassador to Australia Katerina Xagorari and Greek Trade Commissioner Katia Gkikiza participated in an event aimed to promote Greek food in Sydney on Saturday. The event was organized by the Embassy of Italy and the European Union as the second round...