Cheese Fight: EU Court Scolds Denmark, Rules Feta is Exclusively Greek

July 22, 2022 Brian Bushard, Forbes

European Union judges in Luxembourg ruled Thursday that Denmark was in violation of an EU geographic protection that declares “feta” a uniquely Greek cheese, a blow to Denmark, where companies had been labeling some hard cheeses as “feta” for nearly 60 years.

Daiya’s Latest Plant-Based Innovations, Inspired by Mediterranean Cheeses, Now Available: Unique Grilling Cheeze Block and a Made-to-Crumble Feta Style Block

June 9, 2022 Daiya Foods

Summer’s almost here and Daiya is set to delight taste buds with the launch of two new plant-based innovations just in time for BBQs, pool parties and other warm-weather activities. The most-trusted dairy-free cheese in America today announced its Daiya Grilling Cheeze Block, the first plant-based grilling cheeze made with oats and chickpeas, which forms a crispy, golden-burst outer crust without melting away when grilled or fried, and its new Feta Style Block, which crumbles easily—and beautifully!—for use in hot or cold recipes.  

Emmi Roth Expands Its Range of Specialty Cheeses With Addition of Athenos

December 8, 2021 Emmi Roth

Emmi Roth confirmed that it has completed the transfer of the Athenos business, expanding its range of specialty cheeses in the U.S. This follows the completion of the purchase of the Athenos business from the U.S. affiliate of Groupe Lactalis after the sale of the natural, specialty, and certain other cheese businesses from The Kraft Heinz Company on November 29, 2021.

Trader Joe’s Vegan Feta Cheese Has Shoppers Excited

October 13, 2021 AIMEE LAMOUREUX, Mashed

Trader Joe’s has a wide variety of vegan products (via Well+Good), and one in particular recently grabbed fans’ attention.

Emmi Roth to Acquire Athenos, Expand Specialty Cheese Offerings in the U.S.

September 2, 2021 Emmi Roth

Emmi Roth, in partnership with Emmi Group, has acquired Athenos, which includes the No 1 feta in the U.S. The acquisition from the Lactalis Group expands Emmi Roth’s business and product offerings, strengthening the company’s long-standing dedication to the specialty cheese industry. Athenos complements the extensive range of Emmi Roth’s high quality locally produced and imported specialty cheeses in the U.S.