The government, Skordas added, would adopt another OECD recommendation that olive oil should be made available for retail in larger containers.
The selling of olive oil in packages of more than five litres was worth considering and the issue has been raised by food and olive oil industry professionals.
“We are in final stage and we are moving towards the adoption of this proposal,” Skordas said.
Regarding the use of non refillable olive oil bottles at restaurants, he said this was not illegal and that many restaurants were already using them.
He also made clear the ministry would not accept the use of powdered milk for making of yoghurt and rice pudding.
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