The ebasket platform, set to launch in Cyprus in the summer of 2024, aims to provide transparency in pricing for basic goods, empowering consumers to make costeffective decisions. The platform will require supermarkets with over €5 million turnover to report prices, ensuring accurate price comparisons, and will be accessible via web and mobile apps.
Food & Shopping
Halitzia Tillirias, a traditional Cypriot cheese from the Tilliria region, has been granted Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status by the European Commission. Made from local goat’s milk and matured in salted whey, this cheese embodies a rich culinary heritage and is renowned for its smooth white appearance and lemony zing.
L’Atelier Robuchon, celebrated for its exemplary French haute cuisine infused with local Cypriot influences, has been crowned as Cyprus’s culinary champion, receiving the highest score at the Toques d’Or Awards ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Limassol. With a commitment to excellence and upholding the vision of legendary chef Joël Robuchon, the restaurant offers a tapestry of flavors where modern French haute cuisine meets local flair, creating a culturally rich and unforgettable dining experience.
The new zero VAT measure on select food items, including meats and vegetables, aims to lower grocery bills, increase disposable income, and promote healthier eating habits, providing financial relief to consumers until May 31, 2024. With a wide range of foods affected, including meats, vegetables, legumes, and daily essentials, this initiative puts more money back into the pockets of consumers and makes nutritious food choices more financially accessible.
To Patriko, led by siblings Evanthia, Stavros, and Kyriakos Fokou, is revolutionizing fine dining in Cyprus by blending traditional Cypriot cuisine with contemporary techniques. Through their innovative approach, they offer a unique dining experience that showcases local herbs, diverse pasta varieties, and rich meats, honoring the island’s gastronomic heritage.