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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...

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...

Deal to Protect Feta in Japan 'a Great Success,' PM Says

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday welcomed an agreement protecting the market for Greek feta in Japan, following a meeting with Economy Minister Dimitri Papadimitriou and Agricultural Development Minister Vangelis Apostolou. "Whoever negotiates with a plan achieves his goals,"...

Dairy Producers Outraged That Greek Feta Has Lost PDO Status in EU-Canada Trade Deal

The federation SEVGAP, which represents local dairy products industries has spoken out regarding reports released earlier this week that feta cheese produced in Greece will no longer have a Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) status in the Comprehensive Economic...

Phyllo Wrapped Feta Cheese with Truffle Honey Recipe

A traditional Greek appetizer, phyllo-wrapped feta cheese with truffle honey is easy to make and offers a delicious rich flavor.

Greek Dairy Industry Launches Initiative to Resolve Problems Facing Greek Feta Cheese

The Federation of Greek Dairy Industry (SEVGAP) on Thursday launched an initiative aimed to help resolve problems facing Greek feta cheese as a national product outside the country. The Federation met with representatives from producers, academics, political parties and the...

Greece Wants Feta Cheese Protected Under CETA Trade Agreement With Canada

Greek feta should have the same protection under the CETA trade agreement with Canada as other European products, Rural Development and Foods Minister Vangelis Apostolou said on Wednesday, in an interview with the ANA...

UK Feta Cheese Sales Go Through the Roof Amidst Greek Financial Crisis

The Greek financial crisis has caused great damage both to the country and its people, however, it has also given certain sectors the opportunity to flourish. While Greece is sinking deeper into recession, several of its traditional products have found...

12 Fundamental Characteristics of Greek food

What are the 12 main characteristics that make Greek food tasty, healthy and simply awesome? Here we present them to you!

Greek PDO Products at Risk in USA

The United States do not recognize the products with protected designation of origin (PDO) which will have a direct effect on several Greek products that will lose the status of exclusivity. According to Deutche Welle, the issue was highlighted by the Austrian...