Waterkloof’s wheel of flavour scoops sought-after Champion status
Waterkloof Estate’s naturally matured Healey’s Cheddar excelled as the country’s finest Round Cheddar – aged anywhere from 6 to 18 months – at the prestigious 2013 South African Dairy Championships.
The highly contested South African Dairy Championships is held annually and is the country’s leading dairy contest where producers can benchmark their products and improve quality. This year, Healey’s took top honours in its class and was recognised for its commitment to the highest quality standards.
Following the same traditional recipe of 150 years ago, Healey’s famous cheddar is made by hand with unpasteurised, free range Friesian milk and still matured with a muslin cloth in a natural, cave-like environment, to encourage mould growth that enhances the flavour development over a period of time. These noble cheeses, which are clothed and greased to form a natural outer rind to harness their clean, full nutty flavour, contain no artificial colourants or preservatives.
Cheese aficionados can sample the slow matured Healey’s Cheddar (9-month, 12-month and 18-month matured) at Waterkloof Estate at R30 per person or indulge in a sensory cheese and wine tasting at R60 per person which includes six estate wines. In addition, Healey’s Cheddar takes pride of place on Waterkloof’s popular Ploughman’s Platter.
Get your Healey’s Cheddar at Waterkloof’s tasting lounge at R35 (for 200 grams) or at selected deli’s, restaurant, food stores and leading supermarkets including Giovanni’s, Carlucci’s, Food Lovers Market, Pick ‘n Pay, Spar and Checkers.
For more information contact Healey’s Cheddar at Tel: 021 847 0480 or visit www.healeys.co.za.