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.

Karoo Development Trust established

In order to trace, record, preserve and commemorate the rich heritage which evolved in the Karoo region of South Africa, to promote social and economic development in the Karoo, and to keep in custody such heritage for the descendants of the inhabitants of the Karoo and the South African public in general, the Karoo Development Foundation was established in early 2009 as an inter vivos trust (nr IT1498/2009) in terms of Section 6 (1) of the Trust Property Control Act (Act 57 of 1988).