Humansdorp, South Africa – 4 May, 2015 – Woodlands Dairy, one of the largest manufacturers of UHT milk in South Africa was awarded the coveted SA Dairy Champion Award for its First Choice Butter. The winners of the Championship were announced at the prestigious DuPont Qualité Awards Dinner on 22 April 2015 at Grand West in Cape Town.
The objective of the championship is to continuously improve the quality of dairy products and to measure products against each other. The SA Champions are winners in each of the 95 classes in the eight categories, namely cheese, butter, yoghurt, dairy dessert, cottage cheese, ice cream, cultured and flavoured milk and dairy dips. The award recognises and reward manufacturers who have achieved remarkable quality in their products and to make these products recognisable to consumers.
Says Tinus Pretorius, General Manager at Woodlands Dairy: “Achieving top marks on an international scorecard is a great success for our brand. We continuously strive to be the most admired dairy company in Africa in all aspects of the business. Woodlands Dairy employs in excess of 1000 employees and this accolade belongs to each of those individuals who strive for excellence each day.”
The First Choice brand also walked away with awards for their Baby Gouda, Mild Cheddar and Processed Cheese.