SA Cheese Festival: from good idea to annual powerhouse

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Johan Ehlers (Supplied)
Johan Ehlers (Supplied)

Cape Town - The SA Cheese Festival will take place from Friday 28 April to Sunday 30 April at Sandringham near Stellenbosch.

It started in 2002 and has grown from humble beginnings to the biggest culinary outdoor event in Africa. The festival attracts more than 30 000 people over three days with over 200 exhibitors showcasing their products.

Fin24 asked CEO Johan Ehlers to tell more about the festival:
      
How did the Cheese Festival start? What was the idea behind it?

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