Greek Cheese List

Greece produces some of the best cheeses in the world. Greek cheese is made throughout Greece and has a variety of different characteristics. 

Types of cheeses that are made depends on the region of Greece and the kinds of milks that are available. Typically, Greek cheese is made from sheep, goat, or cow. The most common of these is cheese made from goat or sheep milk. Cow’s milk cheese are a little rarer. 

Greek cheeses of all kinds, especially feta cheese, is not only popular in Greece, but they are also popular in the United States, all over Europe, and throughout the world.

Read about the many types of Greek cheeses you can enjoy during your next meal and also for snacking!

About the Greek Cheese Feta

One of the most well-known cheeses of Greece is feta. Feta has been made in Greece for thousands of years and may have even been described by Homer in Odyssey.... Read More

About the Greek Cheese Sfela

Sfela is a semi-hard, off-white Greek cheese that is made from sheep’s milk, goat’s milk or a combination of the two. This cheese is matured and stored i... Read More

About the Greek Cheese Batzos

Batzos Greek cheese is produced using sheep’s milk, goat’s milk, or a combination of both. This semi-hard to hard cheese is white to yellow in color and ... Read More

About the Greek Cheese Anevato

Anevato was first produced in Western Macedonia by local shepherds. They would rennet the goat’s milk in the morning and leave the curd to rise during the day.... Read More

About the Greek Cheese Manouri

Manouri Greek cheese is produced in Western and Central Macedonia and Thessaly. This semi-soft white cheese is made from sheep or goat’s milk whey, which is dr... Read More

About the Greek Cheese Formaela

Formaela Greek cheese is produced exclusively in Arachova, Greece. In 1996, was given PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) status. It is made from sheep’s mil... Read More