South African Cheese
Product of the year
Qualité
SA Championships
Butter Classes

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Butter

B/01Salted butter
B/02Unsalted butter
B/03Flavoured butter
B/04Goat’s milk butter
B/05Full & medium fat modified butter
B/06Cultured butter

 

Cheese Classes

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Standard Cow's Milk Cheese

– any fat content
C/01Round Gouda (Including Baby Gouda) – maximum age: 2 months
C/02Matured Gouda – maximum age: 12 months
C/03Rindless Gouda – maximum age: 2 months
C/04Mild Cheddar – maximum age: 4 months
C/05Matured Cheddar – matured 6 to 9 months
C/06Extra matured Cheddar – matured 10 to 18 months
C/07Vintage Cheddar – minimum age: 18 months
C/08Fior di Latte Mozzarella – soft and fresh
C/09Pizza Mozzarella – judged on functionality and flavour
C/10Pasta Filata cheese – not entered in classes 8 & 9
C/11Camembert – without condiments
C/12Brie – without condiments
C/13Camembert or Brie – with condiments
C/14Bloomy rind – any type not entered in C/11 – C/13
C/15Feta – without condiments
C/16Feta – with condiments
C/17Danish-style Feta – with or without condiments
C/18Halloumi any packaging – judged on functionality and flavour
C/19Blue or white-veined cheese
C/20Medium fat cream cheese – with condiments
C/21Medium fat cream cheese – without condiments
C/22Full fat cream cheese – with condiments
C/23Full fat cream cheese – without condiments
C/24Mascarpone – with condiments
C/25Mascarpone – without condiments
C/26Ricotta – milk and/or whey-based
C/27Fresh unripened cheese – any type not entered in Class 20 – 26

 

Speciality Cheese

– any full or medium fat cheese without condiments (Cheese not entered in the standard cheese classes)
C/28Speciality soft cheese
C/29Speciality semi-soft cheese
C/30Speciality semi-hard cheese – maximum age: 3 months
C/31Speciality semi-hard cheese – minimum age: 3 months
C/32Speciality hard cheese – maximum age: 12 months
C/33Speciality extra hard cheese – minimum age: 12 months
C/34Speciality brushed rind cheese – any age
C/35Speciality washed rind cheese
C/36Speciality cheese – not entered in classes C28 – C35

 

– any full or medium fat cheese with condiments
C/37Speciality soft & semi-soft cheese – with condiments
C/38Speciality semi-hard cheese – with condiments excluding blue mould
C/39Speciality hard cheese – with condiments

 

Processed Cheese

C/40Processed cheese spread – any fat content and flavour
C/41Processed cheese single portions – any packaging or fat content
C/42IWS Processed cheese slices – any packaging, fat content or flavour
C/43SOS Processed cheese slices – any packaging, fat content or flavour
C/44Processed cheese bulk blocks – any packaging, fat content or flavour

Raw Milk Cheese

C/45Raw milk fresh, soft or semi-soft cheese – with or without condiments
C/46Raw milk semi-hard or hard cheese – with or without condiments

 

Goat's Milk Cheese

C/47Feta – without condiments
C/48Feta – with condiments
C/49Bloomy rind cheese – with or without condiments
C/50Halloumi
C/51Fresh cheese – without condiments
C/52Fresh cheese – with savoury condiments
C/53Fresh cheese – with sweet and/or fruit condiments
C/54Soft and semi-soft cheese – without condiments
C/55Soft and semi-soft cheese – with condiments
C/56Semi-hard cheese – without condiments
C/57Semi-hard cheese – with condiments
C/58Hard cheese – with or without condiments

 

Sheep, Buffalo & Mixed Milk Cheese

C/59Sheep’s milk – any type
C/60Mixed milk – any type
C/61Buffalo milk – any type

 

Cottage Cheese Classes

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Cottage Cheese

CC/01Fat free smooth cottage cheese – without condiments
CC/02Fat free chunky cottage cheese – without condiments
CC/03Fat free or low fat chunky cottage cheese – with condiments
CC/04Low fat smooth cottage cheese – without condiments
CC/05Low fat smooth cottage cheese – with condiments
CC/06Low fat chunky cottage cheese – without condiments
CC/07Full cream or creamed smooth cottage cheese – without condiments
CC/08Full cream chunky cottage cheese – with condiments
CC/09Full cream chunky cottage cheese – without condiments

Goat's Milk Cottage Cheese

CC/10Goat’s milk cottage cheese – any type with or without condiments

 

Milk Classes

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Milk

M/01Pasteurised milk – full cream
M/02Pasteurised milk – low fat
M/03UHT milk – full cream
M/04UHT milk – low fat

 

Cream Classes

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Cream

CM/01Pouring cream
CM/02Whipping cream
CM/03Cultured/sour cream
CM/04Double thick cream

 

 

Yoghurt Classes

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Cow's Milk Yoghurt

Y/01Fat free plain yoghurt
Y/02Fat free fruit yoghurt
Y/03Fat free flavoured yoghurt
Y/04Low fat plain yoghurt
Y/05Low fat fruit yoghurt
Y/06Low fat flavoured yoghurt
Y/07Low fat drinking yoghurt – flavoured
Y/08Low fat drinking yoghurt – fruit
Y/09Low fat yoghurt – any condiments except fruit and flavourants
Y/10Medium fat yoghurt – with fruit, flavoured or condiments
Y/11Full cream yoghurt – plain
Y/12Full cream yoghurt – with any condiments
Y/13Full cream yoghurt – with fruit
Y/14Full cream yoghurt – flavoured  
Y/15Full cream yoghurt shake – with fruit, flavoured and/or condiments
Y/16Full cream drinking yoghurt with condiments
Y/17Double cream yoghurt – plain
Y/18Double cream yoghurt – with condiments
Y/19Double cream yoghurt with fruit
Y/20Double cream yoghurt – flavoured
Y/21Snack yoghurt – with condiments and/or fruit
Y/22Snack yoghurt – Flavoured

 

Goat's & Sheep's Milk Yoghurt

Y/22Yoghurt – plain (full fat)
Y/23Yoghurt – fruit or flavoured (full fat)
Y/24Drinking yoghurt – plain (full fat)
Y/25Drinking yoghurt – flavoured (full fat)
Y/26Drinking yoghurt – snack

 

Cultured & Flavoured Milk Classes

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Cultured & Flavoured Milk

CF/01Cultured buttermilk
CF/02Full cream maas
CF/03Flavoured milk – full fat, pasteurised, sterilized or UHT
CF/04Flavoured milk – medium fat, pasteurised, sterilized or UHT
CF/05Flavoured milk – low fat, pasteurised, sterilized or UHT

 

Dairy Desserts Classes

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Dairy Dessert

D/01Vanilla custard – UHT, pasteurised or fresh
D/02Aerated and non-aerated dairy desserts

 

 

Dairy Dips & Sauces Classes

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Dairy Dip & Sauce

DD/01Plain or flavoured

 

Ice Cream & Frozen Yoghurt Classes

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Ice Cream & Frozen Yoghurt

IC/01Vanilla dairy ice cream
IC/02Ice cream – with condiments, fruit or flavoured
IC/03Dairy ice cream – with condiments, fruit or flavoured
IC/04Dairy ice cream lollies – with condiments, fruit or flavoured
IC/05Frozen yoghurt – with condiments, fruit or flavoured
IC/06Frozen yoghurt lollies – with condiments, fruit or flavoured