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Cheese making flourished during the Byzantine times as well.
Since 1955 the grandfather Kyrjazakos, was preparing feta cheese in a small cheese dairy. Today, we - his grandsons- prepare feta cheese and goats milk cheese with the same traditional recipe in our modern facilities in Molaous of Lakonia.
Protected Designation of Origin
The European Commission has developed a philosophy for protecting geographical origin and local production methods by classifying certain products as Protected Designation of Origin (P. D. O. )
The regulation 1107/96 initially registered Feta cheese as Protected Designation of Origin (P. D. O. ) under the conditions enforced by the regulation 2081/92 EU of the requirements that should be met so that any product bears the name of origin. . An abrogative decision of this regulation from the European Court of Justice was published following the reactions of producers from other countries that manufactured imitation Feta cheese. After the valid appeal of Greek parties, the name Feta has been permanently registered as Protected Designation of Origin (P. D. O. ) according to the decision 314/14-6-2002 of the Commission