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1. UN project boosts water access for Cyprus wildlife in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-project-boosts-water-access-for-cyprus-wildlife-in-buffer-zone

It's impossible not to be moved by the climate and wildlife of Cyprus, particularly in dry regions like the buffer zone, abandoned since the Turkish invasion of 1974....

2. Producers must increase goat and sheep's milk in Halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/producers-must-increase-goat-and-sheep-s-milk-in-halloumi

Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou announced on Saturday a new decree to adjust milk quotas for making Halloumi cheese with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. She also revealed financial support measures for the sector....

3. Cyprus secures halloumi PDO status with 5-year plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-halloumi-pdo-status-with-5-year-plan

Cyprus has been granted a 5-year transition period by the European Commission to comply with the requirements for the production of halloumi......

4. Salata Farm wins Award for Excellence in halloumi production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/salata-farm-wins-award-for-excellence-in-halloumi-production

A farming family in Pachna is steadfastly continuing Cyprus's rich cheese-making heritage. Situated in an ideal location with its own microclimate......

5. Zero VAT on essential goods until September 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zero-vat-on-essential-goods-until-september-2024

Cyprus' Tax Department has announced a zero rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) on essential goods until September 30, 2024, following a decree issued by the Cabinet. This measure aims to alleviate financial burdens on consumers amid economic challenges....

6. Cypriot producers to be feted at 10th Gastronomos Quality Awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-producers-to-be-feted-at-10th-gastronomos-quality-awards

Gastronomos magazine and Kathimerini newspaper are set to honor Cypriot producers at the 10th annual Quality Awards ceremony, highlighting a decade of dedication to preserving the island's rich culinary heritage....

7. Over 100 animals killed in Paphos wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-animals-killed-in-paphos-wildfires

Recent fires have destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of farmland in the Paphos region, impacting the areas of Psathi, Polemi, Choulou, and Agios Dimitrianos, according to Deputy Director of the Agriculture Department Konstantis Spanassiis. ...

8. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

9. Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixteen-nuns-depart-church-criticize-pope-francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

10. From ''black sheep'' to EU bridge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-black-sheep-to-eu-bridge

On the 20th anniversary of Cyprus' accession to the European Union, retired Ambassador Theophilos Theophilou reflects on the nation's journey from being labeled ''the black sheep'' to becoming a pivotal bridge to the Middle East....

11. Halloumi wins reprieve as EU grants five-year transition period

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-wins-reprieve-as-eu-grants-five-year-transition-period

Cyprus' iconic Halloumi cheese remains a protected designation of origin (PDO) after the European Union granted a crucial five-year grace period to comply with production specifications....

12. Nicosia police pursue allegations of human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-police-pursue-allegations-of-human-trafficking

Yesterday, a new case of human trafficking for the purpose of labor exploitation was referred to the Nicosia Criminal Court....

13. How an ex-pilot turned halloumi tradition upside down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-an-ex-pilot-turned-halloumi-tradition-upside-down

In the heart of Nicosia, Cyprus, Pantelis Panteli, a former airline pilot turned cheese maker, is redefining tradition with his exclusive Halloumi crafted from ewe's milk....

14. EU Court upholds 'Halloumi' PDO registration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-court-upholds-halloumi-pdo-registration

In a significant legal development, the EU General Court has dismissed an appeal by Cypriot cheese makers challenging the registration of the name 'Halloumi'/'Hellim' as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) by the European Commission in April 2021....

15. Halloumi exports drop by 10% amid ongoing dairy industry crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-exports-drop-by-10-amid-ongoing-dairy-industry-crisis

With a request to lift the decree 332/2023 of October 20th, for an increase in the percentage of goat-sheep milk to 19%, the cheesemakers are going to the Presidential Palace......

16. Veganism: From fringe movement to global phenomenon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/veganism-from-fringe-movement-to-global-phenomenon

The launch of Burger King's Impossible Whopper in 2019 was a 'pinch me' moment for longtime vegan advocate Toni Vernelli....

17. Cyprus cheese industry shuts down amid regulatory dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cheese-industry-shuts-down-amid-regulatory-dispute

The Cyprus Cheesemakers Association has made a unanimous decision to shutter all cheese dairies starting January 10, 2024, following a protracted disagreement with government authorities over regulatory changes....

18. Zero VAT on meat and vegetable from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-zero-vat-on-meat-and-vegetable-from-today

As of December 1, the zero VAT rate on meat and vegetables, categorized under specific customs tariff codes, has come into effect in Cyprus....

19. Ministry fails to convene meeting on halloumi issue since October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-fails-to-convene-meeting-on-halloumi-issue-since-october

Since the end of October, there has been a lack of action from the Ministry of Agriculture regarding the halloumi issue, despite assurances given during a parliamentary meeting. ...

20. Ministries unite to transform halloumi industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-unite-to-transform-halloumi-industry

There is a need for order, mainly regarding the conduct of inspections but also other issues related to the production and distribution of halloumi cheese, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Agriculture are trying, with George Papanastasiou and Petros Xenofontos agreeing that the management of all issues concerning the product, should be transferred to one and only ministry. And this was deemed necessary, since halloumi is now a protected designation of origin....

21. Would you let Elon Musk drill into your brain?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/would-you-let-elon-musk-drill-into-your-brain

Elon Musk’s chip implant company Neuralink is looking for its first volunteer who is willing to have a piece of their skull removed so that a robotic surgeon can insert thin wires and electrodes into their brain....

22. A cheesy dilemma as Halloumi faces new market challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-cheesy-dilemma-as-halloumi-faces-new-market-challenges

Amid renewed discussions on the PDO halloumi milk quota, a fresh challenge has emerged for producers and the competitiveness of the product. The market now sees products labeled as ''grilled cheese,''...

23. Halloumi talks continue as stakeholders seek common ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-talks-continue-as-stakeholders-seek-common-ground

In a meeting lasting over four hours on Monday evening at the Agricultural Research Institute in Aglandjia, discussions on the issue of halloumi concluded with a concise announcement from the Ministry. It was decided to continue talks with different stakeholder groups individually....

24. 7,000 tons of halloumi on the brink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/7-000-tons-of-halloumi-on-the-brink

Official Ministry of Agriculture data have unveiled a critical situation in the halloumi production industry, a beloved and essential product in Cyprus....

25. Sheepdog saves stranded ewes in Welsh flood rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheepdog-saves-stranded-ewes-in-welsh-flood-rescue

A sheepdog saved the day by rescuing three ewes cut off by floodwater caused by Storm Babet. ...

26. Ministry recommends adjusting milk mix for better halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ministry-recommends-adjusting-milk-mix-for-better-halloumi

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment is taking steps to improve the production of the highly-regarded PDO halloumi cheese. ...

27. Halloumi exports hit €112 million mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-exports-hit-€112-million-mark

The demand for halloumi, Cyprus’ renowned cheese, in foreign markets is steadily growing with exports in the first four months of 2023 amounting to €112 million, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Petros Xenofontos has said....

28. Farmers hold government accountable for halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-hold-government-accountable-for-halloumi

Sheep and goat farmers are gearing up for decisive action, including staging a protest outside the Presidential building, if their meeting with the President on Tuesday, September 26, fails to address their demands concerning Halloumi's Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. Sotiris Kadis, the president of the Sheep and Goat Farmers Association, conveyed this message during an interview with SPOR FM and Diaspora News....

29. Sheep's surprise attack on medicinal cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheep-s-surprise-attack-on-medicinal-cannabis

A herd of sheep descended upon a partially flooded greenhouse in the vicinity of Almyros, Magnesia, Greece, with a peculiar appetite for medicinal cannabis. ...

30. Essentials get affordable from November 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/essentials-get-affordable-from-november-2023

In a significant development, the Greek Tax Department has announced that the Ministerial Council, during its session on September 13, 2023, has given the green light to an official decree that modifies the VAT legislation. ...

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