Parmalat is one of the major players in the South African dairy industry and has been active in the South African dairy industry since 1998.
Parmalat’s products are synonymous with exceptional quality and the numerous awards its products receive annually are testament to the company’s commitment towards producing innovative and quality dairy products. Parmalat goes the extra mile to ensure it meets and exceeds consumers’ and customers’ expectations for high quality and delicious dairy products.
Parmalat aspires to meet the highest quality and safety standards in all production processes, including the quality of the milk used to make our range of products. Parmalat also has an overall focus on food safety practices.
Parmalat SA’s product basket includes award-winning cheeses under the Parmalat and Melrose brands, as well as the iconic international cheese brands Président and Galbani.
The range also includes flavoured milks such as Steri Stumpie, a delicious range of yoghurts and long life milks, as well as butter, ice cream, cream and fruit juice. In addition, Parmalat SA distributes ranges of milk specially formulated for children, and for people who are lactose intolerant.
PSA is known for its dairy innovations and quality and the company’s annual top performances at various dairy awards:
Parmalat was the winner of the “Product of the Year” prize at the 2017 SA Dairy Championships. The winning product is a 10-month Matured Gouda, an aromatic and full-flavoured cheese produced for Woolworths.
Parmalat also excelled in the rest of the 2017 competition by winning an unrivalled four Qualité Mark of Excellence awards and 11 SA Champion prizes. Parmalat’s four Qualité awards are for Président Matured Gouda, Parmalat Matured Cheddar, the Matured Gouda produced for Woolworths and a Vintage Cheddar also produced for Woolworths.
Apart from its South African operations, Parmalat also has manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in Mozambique, Botswana, Zambia and Swaziland, doing business under the Parmalat Africa umbrella.
Parmalat SA and Parmalat Africa form part of the French international dairy company Lactalis. The Lactalis Groupe is the dairy world’s best all-rounder and employs more than 75 000 people in 85 countries, collecting 18,3=billion litres of milk, making it the world’s third-largest milk collector after Fonterra and Dean Foods, and the largest milk collector in France.