The Qualité Awards 2016
A Qualité Award is a symbol of outstanding quality for dairy products and is only awarded to South African Dairy Champions, which have obtained a specific minimum point on the international scorecard. The first objective is to reward manufacturers who have achieved outstanding quality in their products and secondly to make these products recognizable to the client in the trade.
Only a very limited number of products obtain this prestigious award during the annual South African Dairy Championships, which are then allowed to display the distinctive logo on the products for the ensuing year. Agri-Expo is continuing to promote the value of the award amongst manufacturers, consumers, retailers and food aficionados in order to increase the trust in the award. The main retailers in South Africa support the Qualité Award and have given their support to increase consumer awareness.
THE 2016 QUALITÉ WINNERS
|1||Parmalat SA (Pty) Ltd||Woolworths Unsalted Butter|
|2||Parmalat SA (Pty) Ltd||Woolworths Soft Scoop Vanilla and Berry Ice Cream|
|3||Parmalat SA (Pty) Ltd||Round Gouda|
|4||Parmalat SA (Pty) Ltd||Woolworths Matured Gouda – 12 months|
|5||Parmalat SA (Pty) Ltd||Woolworths Gouda 24 Months matured|
|6||Fairview Cheese Company||Woolworths De Leeuwen|
|7||Fairview Cheese Company||Chevin|
|8||Fairview Cheese Company||Woolworths Crottin|
|9||Fairview Cheese Company||Woolworths Botham’s Cremezola Blue|
|10||Dairy Exchange (Pty) Ltd||Low Fat Plain Yoghurt|
|11||Dairy Exchange (Pty) Ltd||Low Fat Fruit Yoghurt-Fruit Salad|
|12||Dairy Exchange (Pty) Ltd||Low Fat Flavoured Yoghurt Black Cherry|
|13||Fair Cape Dairies Pty Ltd||Woolworths Quarter Mousse|
|14||Fair Cape Dairies Pty Ltd||Chocolate Mousse|
|15||Dalewood Fromage||Huguenot 12 months matured|
|16||Dalewood Fromage||Huguenot 6 months matured|
|17||Roe-Mhy Goat Dairy||Goatsmilk Butter|
|18||Woodlands Dairy||Spar Salted Butter Spread|
|22||Rhodes Food Group||Woolworths Fior Di Latte Mozzarella with Olives & Thyme|
|23||Belnori Boutique Cheesery||Benidictus|
Consumers are encouraged to look out for these outstanding cheeses to experience their exceptional flavours.
The 2016 SA Dairy Champions, Qualité Award winners and Dairy Product of the Year were announced at the Agri-Expo Qualité Awards Dinner on 27 April at Grand West.