Greek yogurt

Why Greek Yogurt Is Considered the Best in the World

In the last decade, there has been an astronomic rise in the demand for Greek yogurt outside of its home country, especially in the United States. Once hard to come by outside of Greece, Greek yogurt is now available in...

Greece Wins Legal Battle Against Popular Japanese Yogurt Claiming to Be ”Greek”

Greece won a battle in Japan recently against a large company that produces yogurt under the name ''The Greek Yogurt.'' Greece, in order to avoid negative developments, turned to Japan's Patent Office, which ruled that the legal use of the...

Greek Yogurt Exports to Australia Face Serious Obstacles

Greek exports of yogurt products to Australia in the 2010-2018 period were extremely limited after Greece was included, in 2015 on the list of countries with cases of lumpy skin disease in cattle, according to a Gaia365.gr, repost. The list...

Greek Yogurt Copycats Spreading in Europe

The Greek Embassy in Bucharest, Romania has notified Athens that "Greek" yogurt is being sold in food outlets and large supermarket chains across the country, despite an EU directive. The directive specifies that the phrase "Greek yogurt" cannot be used...

Greece Seeks EU's ''Protected Geographical Indication'' Status for Greek Yogurt

Stavros Arachovitis, the Greek Minister of Agricultural Development and Food, revealed recently that the country is in the process of obtaining the EU's ''Protected Geographical Indication'' status for the world-wide famous Greek yogurt. The new revelation was made by the...

Czechia to Stop Using ”Greek” for Yogurt Made in the Country

The Government of Czechia submitted an alteration of its national legislature that allowed Czech companies to produce yogurt that was later dubbed ''Greek''. In 2016, the Czech government enacted a law that violated the European Union's rules against consumer's misdirection. According...

European Commission Tells Prague that Greek Yogurt is Greek Only

Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis The European Commission has told Prague that the denomination “Greek yogurt” applies only to the specific product and cannot be used for yogurt produced outside Greece, a Euractiv report says. "The Commission is in contact with...

Greek Yogurt Conquers India with Epigamia (video)

In India, the words ‘Greek yogurt’ are most often associated with Epigamia, the first Greek yogurt in India. Manufactured and distributed by its parent brand Drums Food (also behind the delicious Hokey Pokey ice creams) Epigamia is selling 2.5 million...

Greece Vs. Czech Republic: The Battle Over "Greek Yogurt" in the EU is on

Greek governments have been battling over sole ownership of the "Greek yogurt" product for decades, with a new big battle inside the EU rapidly rising. This time it is the Czech Republic which is under the sights of the...

Greece About to Lose the Greek Yogurt Battle

Greece is about to lose the exclusivity of making Greek yogurt for delaying to register the product as having Protected Designation of Origin status, a capital.gr report says. Early in August, the Ministry of Rural Development announced that it has...