Cyprus grilled to bits about special status for halloumi

‘Many countries tried to copy us so the registration will help’

11 April 2021 - 00:16 By Agency Staff

Cyprus is getting protected status for its prized halloumi, giving its producers the sole right to sell the rubbery cheese in the EU.

The EU is set to formally give halloumi, or hellim in Turkish, the protected designation of origin (PDO) status, which will come into effect from October, according to Cyprus's agriculture ministry...

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