Feta vs. Halloumi: Battle of the Greek Cheeses
Halloumi and Feta may just be the most iconic food products from their respective countries of origin, Cyprus and Greece.
Greek Cheese that Ranks Among Europe’s Tastiest Isn’t Feta
While Greece may be most famous for its most symbolic cheese, feta, there are many other very tasty Greek cheeses that rival the iconic dairy product. That's why it comes as no surprise that CNN Travel included a lesser-known Greek...
Iconic Cyprus Cheese Halloumi Receives Coveted PDO Status
Halloumi, the iconic Cyprus cheese that is the ultimate comfort food of that island nation, will hit the market on October 1 with its new PDO label after receiving the coveted protected origin of designation late from the European Union. After...
Cyprus’ National Cheese Halloumi Receives Protected Status from EU
The iconic cheese of Cyprus, Halloumi, received its coveted protected status on Monday after years of wrangling in the European Commission.
Cyprus Loses Halloumi Trademark in Britain
Cyprus has lost the trademark for halloumi cheese in the United Kingdom after failing to act on time, Minister of Commerce, Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said on RIK television on Friday. Speaking on RIK, the Cypriot minister admitted that Cyprus lost the...
Scottish Scientists to Assist Cypriot Farmers Produce Halloumi Cheese
Researchers from Edinburgh University are to help farmers in Cyprus to produce more milk for halloumi, in order to meet the high demand for the specialty cheese. According to a Famagusta Gazette report, Scottish scientists are to join forces with cheese...
Cyprus' Request to Register Haloumi Signs as Community Trademark Dismissed
Τhe EU General Court (Fourth chamber) dismissed the Republic Of Cyprus' appeals against the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM) decisions not to accept the word HALLOUMI and XAΛΛOYMI as community trade marks. The...
Can Cheese Unite Greek and Turkish Cypriots After 41 Years?
The European Union has solved a long dispute over a special cheese from Cyprus by deciding to recognize it by both its Greek and Turkish name. The famous halloumi cheese -- or hellim for Turkish-Cypriots -- is now officially a protected designation...
Turkish-Cypriots Create Controversy Over Halloumi Cheese
The Turkish-Cypriot community objected to halloumi cheese protected designation of origin (PDO) status and claims a separate production control mechanism in the Turkish-occupied territories. Cyprus first made an application to secure PDO status for halloumi cheese in July 2014. Halloumi is...
27 Τons of Halloumi Milk Spilt in Cyprus in Protest
By spilling 20 tons of milk on Tuesday outside the presidential residence in the Republic of Cyprus, sheep and goat farmers continued their episodic protest over the prototype ratio of goat, sheep and cow milk used in the traditional...