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Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

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...

Cypriot Halloumi Cheese to be Designated as PDO

Cypriot Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Nicos Kouyialis will seek the support of European Union member-states and other countries to proceed with the application to designate the infamous local halloumi cheese as a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin). Furthermore, according to...

Savoring Life of the Arcadian Land

Father of medicine Hippocrates said “let food be thy medicine” more than 2,400 years ago. One’s immune system needs natural food to produce internal medicine to keep us healthy. Greek cuisine, natural and unprocessed, is the basis of the...

Greece 5th in EU in PDO Products

Greece aims to launch 101 products with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) to foreign markets. Some which were not previously more widely available abroad, include Kasseri cheese, Gruyere cheese of Naxos, the Cretan Rusk,...

10+ 1 Most Popular Greek Products

The Greek cuisine and the traditional local products of Greece are globally famous for their taste and nutritional benefits. They support a balanced diet model, which ensures better quality of life, well- being and physical health in general. Not...

Mandarin of Chios Gets Brand Mark

Another Greek product is now officially recognized by the EU as a product of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). The Mandarin of Chios, a special type of mandarin cultivated on the Northern Aegean island of Chios, is the 97th Greek...