The culmination of the cooperation of the Deputy Ministry of Tourism and the private sector for the development and promotion of the Cypriot Cuisine is the award of the Quality Label “Taste Cyprus/Delightful Journeys’’ which confirms and rewards the compliance of enterprises with specific and commonly accepted criteria.

Who can get certified with the Quality Label

The following categories of companies that operate within the geographical boundaries of the Republic of Cyprus and wish to become ambassadors of Cypriot gastronomic identity, can be certified:

1) Restaurants, taverns, as well as dining areas in hotels and agrotourism accommodation
2) Small industries producing local products such as: cheese and dairy products, cold cuts, beverages and extracts, olive oil products, bakery products
3) Retailers selling local products

Why get certified?

Businesses can be awarded the Quality Label “Taste Cyprus/ Delightful Journeys”, thus becoming more recognizable and competitive.

The certified businesses will benefit in the following ways:

  • They acquire an extra recognizable, reliable and competitive promotion tool.
  • They differentiate their product and their services in the market and acquire high status, due to the fact that the quality of their products and their services are the result of systematic and documented procedures and controls.
  • They will be promoted at a national and international level through the actions of the Deputy Ministry of Tourism.
  • They will be promoted in the website of the initiative, on the Deputy Ministry’s social media and via actions planned for the promotion of the Cypriot Gastronomy.
  • They will be provided with consulting services by the Deputy Ministry in order to improve the quality of their products and services.
  • They will be informed for financial programs and opportunities.