Please take note of the change in the name of Meat of Orgin Karoo (MOOK) to the "Karoo Lamb Consortium". The Karoo Lamb Consortium will as of 1 August 2020 be responsible for all rules, auditing and membership administration related to the Karoo Meat of Origin certification scheme.

How Karoo Lamb gets its unique flavour

The Karoo is a semi-desert area in South Africa, located in the central and western part of the country. The Karoo encompasses nearly 40% of South Africa, comparable to the size of Germany. It is a very dry area with an annual rainfall between 50 – 250 mm. The name “Karoo” is derived from the Khoisan language, meaning “place of thirst” … { READ }