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Cyprus' halloumi cheese wins EU protected status

AFP, 31 Mar 2021
Cyprus' famed halloumi cheese has been registered as a product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) by the European Union, giving it a coveted status that guarantees a product's origin and uniqueness. The decision comes after a seven-year wait and means that only cheese made in Cyprus under specified conditions can be called halloumi, or hellim as it's known in Turkish.

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