South African Cheese
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Qualité
SA Championships
Butter Classes

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Butter

B/01 Salted butter
B/02 Unsalted butter
B/03 Medium fat salted and unsalted butter
B/04 Flavoured butter
B/05 Goat’s milk butter
B/06 Full & medium fat modified butter
B/07 Cultured butter

 

Cheese Classes

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Standard Cow's Milk Cheese

– any fat content
C/01 Round Gouda – maximum age: 2 months
C/02 Baby Gouda – maximum age: 2 months; maximum weight 1kg
C/03 Matured Gouda – maximum age: 12 months
C/04 Rindless Gouda – maximum age: 2 months
C/05 Mild Cheddar – maximum age: 4 months
C/06 Matured Cheddar – matured 6 to 9 months
C/07 Extra matured Cheddar – matured 10 to 18 months
C/08 Vintage Cheddar – minimum age: 18 months
C/09 Fior di Latte Mozzarella – soft and fresh
C/10 Pizza Mozzarella – judged on functionality and flavour
C/11 Pasta Filata cheese – not entered in classes 9 & 10
C/12 Camembert – without condiments
C/13 Brie – without condiments
C/14 Camembert or Brie – with condiments
C/15 Bloomy rind – any type not entered in C/12 – C/14
C/16 Feta – without condiments
C/17 Feta – with condiments
C/18 Danish-style Feta – with condiments
C/19 Halloumi any packaging – judged on functionality and flavour
C/20 Blue or white veined cheese
C/21 Medium fat cream cheese – with condiments
C/22 Medium fat cream cheese – without condiments
C/23 Full fat cream cheese – with condiments
C/24 Full fat cream cheese – without condiments
C/25 Mascarpone – with or without condiments
C/26 Ricotta – milk and/or whey-based
C/27 Fresh unripened cheese – any type not entered in Class 21 – 26

 

Speciality Cheese

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

 

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

 

Processed Cheese

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

Raw Milk Cheese

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

 

Goat's Milk Cheese

C/47 Feta – without condiments
C/48 Feta – with condiments
C/49 Bloomy rind cheese – with or without condiments
C/50 Halloumi
C/51 Fresh cheese – without condiments
C/52 Fresh cheese – with savoury condiments
C/53 Fresh cheese – with sweet and/or fruit condiments
C/54 Soft and semi-soft cheese – without condiments
C/55 Soft and semi-soft cheese – with condiments
C/56 Semi-hard cheese – without condiments
C/57 Semi-hard cheese – with condiments
C/58 Hard cheese – without condiments
C/59 Hard cheese – with condiments

 

Sheep, Buffalo & Mixed Milk Cheese

C/60 Sheep’s milk – fresh, soft and semi-soft types
C/61 Sheep’s milk – semi-hard and hard types
C/62 Mixed milk – any type
C/63 Buffalo milk – any type

 

Cottage Cheese Classes

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Cottage Cheese

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

Goat's Milk Cottage Cheese

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

 

Milk Classes

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Milk

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

 

Cream Classes

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Cream

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

 

 

Yoghurt Classes

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Cow's Milk Yogurt

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

 

Goat's & Sheep's Milk Yogurt

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

 

Cultured & Flavoured Milk Classes

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Cultured & Flavoured Milk

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

 

Dairy Desserts Classes

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Dairy Dessert

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

 

 

Dairy Dips & Sauces Classes

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Dairy Dip & Sauce

DD/01 Plain or flavoured

 

Ice Cream & Frozen Yoghurt Classes

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Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

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