Parmalat SA wins at Agri Expo Qualité Awards

Parmalat SA wins at Agri Expo Qualité Awards
Qualité Winners for 2017. Front, from left: Tony Burns (Parmalat SA), Courtney Gibson (Fair Cape Dairies), Marianne Hemmes (Foxenburg Estate), Raymond Kennel (Parmalat SA), Nellie Fischer (Dalewood Fromage), Estelle du Preez (De Pekelaar) and Rina Belcher (Belnori). Back, from left: Francois Colyn (Clover SA), Kholisile Klaas (Parmalat SA), Bruce Rowbotham (Fairview), Luzuko Decree (Lancewood), Johan Ehlers (Agri-Expo), Gerhard Baartman (Lancewood), Frikkie Saayman (Lancewood), Cyril Zaal (Klein River Cheese), Nick Baleta (Delitaly) and Franklin Fortuin (Parmalat SA).
Photo: Andrew Gorman

Parmalat SA’s 10-month matured gouda outshone 854 entries from 83 producers to be named a SA Dairy Product of the Year. Made especially for Woolworths, it’s an aromatic,

Made especially for Woolworths, it’s an aromatic, full-flavoured cheese that follows in the footsteps of the company’s six-month matured gouda that won the prestigious title in 2006.

Of the entries received, 16 were honoured with the Qualité mark of excellence and 95 were named SA Champion. Parmalat SA took the lead with four Qualité awards, followed by Lancewood Holdings with three awards.

Klein River Cheese, Foxenburg Estate, Fairview Cheese Company, Fair Cape Dairies, Delitaly, De Pekelaar Kaas, Dalewood Fromage, Clover, Belnori Boutique Cheesery all received one award.