The local cheeses are well known and exported outside Tinos. The dairy Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Tinos helped to organize mass production of milk without losing its purity and high quality standards. Notable products include:
Tinos graviera (yellow cheese), Tinos fresh milk, the myzithra (cheese), as well.
- The Tinian Tyraki (Volaki or Sklavotyri) is the most typical cheese of Tinos and you will find it, dry or fresh, in a spherical shape.
- Kopanisti, soft cheese with a peppery flavor, not heat-treated and set with natural yeast. Has been officially recognized as Protected Designation of Origin.
- The petroma - unsalted cheese - used in the preparation of the traditional Easter cheese pies (sweet).