Halloumi Shortage

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Austin7
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Halloumi Shortage

Post by Austin7 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:54 am

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ahead.html

Britons facing a halloumi shortage and it's nothing to do with Brexit, just blame the EU again for their rules and regulations.

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Re: Halloumi Shortage

Post by Kili01 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:45 pm

Surely, if farmers want to Increase their producion of Halloumi under the new rules they need to increase the number of herds of Cyprus sheep and goats? It seems to me that there are noticeably less herds of these animals than there used to be say in the years before Cyprus joined the EU. This isn’t a new situation I remember the local papers saying that Halloumi was going to have to contain more sheep and goats milk than the minimum 20% which was being used in production. ‘Village’ made Halloumi, if you can get it,is much nicer than the one produced commercially,
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Re: Halloumi Shortage

Post by Devil » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:57 pm

Easier said than done. The herds were decimated by scrapie. There is also less ground for mobile herds to graze the authorised plant species. Nothing to do with the EU, either; not enough animals and less incentive to breed them.

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Re: Halloumi Shortage

Post by Kili01 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:29 pm

Maybe something will have to give. Perhaps herds will be allowed to graze other grasses as well?

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Re: Halloumi Shortage

Post by Kili01 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:30 pm

Maybe something will have to give. Perhaps herds will be allowed to graze other grasses as well?

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Re: Halloumi Shortage

Post by Jim B » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:59 pm

Just returned from the UK. Halloumi was on the menu every restaurant we went to eat. There should be standards to provide a quality product.

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Re: Halloumi Shortage

Post by PW in Polemi » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:24 am

Kili01 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:45 pm
‘Village’ made Halloumi, if you can get it,is much nicer than the one produced commercially,
Dee
And it doesn't squeek on your teeth either! 😀
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Re: Halloumi Shortage

Post by Dominic » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:48 am

Yes, it's like comparing a slice of long-life mild cheddar to a chunk of Vintage Farmhouse.
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