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Foxenburg Organic Cheese & Olive Estate, Wellington

Foxenburg Estate Goats Cheese and Olives, Wellington

Foxenburg Estate is situated on the spectacular northern slopes of the Groenberg Mountain just 15 minutes from the centre of Wellington in the Western Cape. Foxenburg is committed to an integrated platform of protecting the local biodiversity, linked to establishing a safe, pollutant free natural environment, in which to produce the best organic products in their field on the market.

Additionally, the improvement of the social conditions of all employees through education, mentorship programs, and active participation in all farm activities, is part of the culture.

Foxenburg Estate Packed Goats Cheese, WellingtonHere, a herd of Swiss Saanen goats is expressly maintained on the certified organic farm pastures for the production of premium quality goats milk cheeses, made from 100% whole goat milk, free of preservatives, hormones, antibiotics and artificial colourant.The goat’s milk is influenced by the goats foraging on the Foxenburg organic mountain terroir, giving the cheeses the distinct aroma, flavour and texture characteristics.

Various types, such as soft fresh Chevre, Chabris and cream cheese as well as aged-ripened hard cheeses such as Crottin, Shepherd, Caprino Romano and Foxtail are all produced by hand honouring traditional northern hemisphere farmhouse cheese-making methods. Each cheese is manually checked and packaged, ensuring optimum quality.

Suitable and striking presentation make Foxenburg Estate cheeses readily identifiable and appropriate for the most discerning table.

Awards: 2009:
  • 2009 South African Dairy Champion and Qualité Award – Shepherd
  • 2009 South African Dairy Champion and Qualité Award – Cottage cheese with chives
  • 2009 Slow Food Award from Cape Town Convivium Artisanal cheese citation
Awards: 2008:
  • South African Dairy Champion – Semi-hard Cheese – Farmhouse Green peppercorn
  • South African Dairy Champion – Hard Cheese – Farmhouse Green peppercorn
  • South African Dairy Champion – Hard Cheese – Shepherd
  • World Cheese Awards Silver – Foxtail

The Estate also produces organic olives and olive oil as well as oyster mushrooms. Estate tours and tastings are available by prior arrangement.

Tel: 021 873 5617: Cell: 082 600 5689: For product orders, accommodation enquiries or general enquiries:E-mail: Website.  Please phone for directions.

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