Westgold is a 100% New Zealand product. Milk is supplied from West Coast and some Canterbury farms in the South Island of New Zealand
Westgold Salted Butter is made from fresh cream, water and salt - that’s all. There are no added preservatives, no added colours and no added oils.
Westgold is made using the Fritz/churning process. It is a simple traditional process that does not include any preservatives, colours or added oils.
The cows live on farms which operate on a pastoral (grass-fed) basis. The New Zealand dairy herd is predominantly a grass-fed herd, but availability of fresh green grass will vary throughout spring, summer and autumn. Farmers may choose to supplement with dried or semi-dried forms of grass (hay, silage) or other options such as grains.
Westgold Butter is produced under strict process and hygiene conditions. Westgold Butter is produced under conditions conforming to FSSC 22000 quality standards. Stringent quality control procedures are enforced during the manufacture of this product. The manufacturing environment is subject to regular monitoring and control. Final product is sampled and tested for chemical, sensory and microbial parameters using internationally recognised procedures in an ISO 17025 certified laboratory. During storage and shipment, precautions are taken to ensure that product quality is maintained.
Westgold butter is best kept in the refrigerator stored below 6°c