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.

The magic of protecting locally produced food products is not exclusive to Europe

“Whether it is Champagne in France or Parmigiano Reggiano in Italy, Europe has for years realised the potential and need to protect their locally produced food products that are inseparable from its terroir. This magic is not exclusive to Europe. It has taken South Africa a long time to develop the same pride in our home – grown products and the highlight has undoubtedly been our first origin certified food product: Karoo Lamb,” writes Adele Stiehler-van der Westhuizen, Executive Chef of Prue Leith Chef’s Academy. Click here for the full article