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Χαλλούμι ΠΟΠ

      Halloumi PDO
      Haloumi-Style Cheese

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Halloumi is a Cypriot firm, brined, slightly springy white cheese, traditionally made from a mixture of goat and sheep milk, although these days cow’s milk is also used. Its texture is similar to that of mozzarella or thick feta, except that it has a strong, salty flavour imbibed from the brine preserve. Cooking the Halloumi removes all its saltiness and empowers it with a creamy texture.


Halloumi is generally served during the warmer months with watermelon, due to its refreshing qualities. It is an essential part of a Cyprus Meze and many a times it is offered as an accompaniment with cold beer. The cheese also tastes lovely when grilled, pan-fried or thinly sliced on a salad.

Since the cheese has a high melting point, it can be easily fried or grilled. Its unusualness lies in the preparation of the cheese where no acid or acid-producing bacterium is required.


PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)(ES). Protected designation of origińe (PDO) stands for a product for which the principal steps for production are done following a well-established technique within the same geographical area, which gives the product its characteristics. Year of registration 2021



Dietary product


Lactose-free product




   336 kcal per 100 gr.


   21.2 gr. per 100 gr.


   25 - 26 gr. per 100 gr.

Fat in dry matter

   40 - 43 %


   2.2 gr. per 100 gr.


   2.8 gr. per 100 gr.


   80.8 gr. per 100 gr.


   1.39 gr. per 100 gr.


(Ca) Calcium

  18 mg. ( 98% )*

(K) Potassium

  417 mg. ( + 374% )*

(Mg) Magnesium

  22 mg. ( 37% )*

Dietary element

(Cu) Copper

  23 mcg. ( 67% )*

(Mn) Manganese

  0.15 mg. ( + 50% )*


(B1) Thiamine.

  67 mcg. ( + 68% )*

(B4) Choline.

   7.6 mg. per 100 gr.

(B5) Pantothenic acid.

   0.451 mg. per 100 gr.

(B6) Pyridoxine.

  0.11 mg. ( + 10% )*

(C) Ascorbic acid

  0.28 mg. ( 60% )*

(E) Tocopherol

  0.73 mg. ( + 46% )*

*(the difference from the average value)


16,8 -  Individual visits per month (average)
1006 -  All individual visits
20 08 2016 -  Date of publication of this article
11 01 2017 -  Date of last edit

Halloumi PDO. Foto № 1
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