"But when from a longdistant past nothing subsists … still, alone, more fragile, but with more vitality, more unsubstantial, more persistent, more faithful, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls. (translated by C. K. Scott Moncrieff)"
In Search of Lost Time
Hungarian “garabonciások” are the wandering students of Hungarian folklore, with supernatural abilities, wandering from village to village in ragged cloaks. They appear unexpectedly at the door, ask for food and shelter, stay for a few days and disappear unexpectedly. As legends hold, they protect the house where they are offered milk when they ask.
Alföldi Garabonciás Kft., operating as a family business, processes milk from small ruminants as their main activity. Their main raw material is goat milk purchased from a farm in the Bugac region. Owing to the successful operation of the company, as well as the increasing popularity of our products, business has soon outgrown the scope of low level automated processing, and the company has recently built up their own, modern milk processing factory in Izsák, a rural town in the heart of the country, less than 30 km from Kecskemét.
Our milk processing plant has an EU registration number. Raw material produced in the area of Kiskunság National Park, in the pristine lowland plains, is processed in a homely cheese factory, based on traditional recipes but applying state-of-the-art technology. We pay close attention to maintain and even improve the high (premium) quality of our products, so we regularly improve the technology in our premises. Advanced production processes and other necessary conditions all guarantee that we can manufacture products that fully meet EU requirements and are also popular in international markets as well.
Our business strategy, which always keeps customers’ needs in mind, gives a permanent possibility to take care about the continuous widening of product selection. We make our cheese and cottage cheese assortments on the basis of traditional home recipes from raw materials which preserve all the important ingredients of milk (protein, mineral substances, fat, lactose). The ever-excellent quality of our products and the realization of our plans regarding product development are ensured by our qualified cheese masters, who have several years of practical experience, an excellent taste and are always open to novelties. Our modern goat farm near Izsák with 500 milking goats provides not only raw materials produced on our own, but it also opens the door to raising of progeny with valuable genetic features.
• RIPENED, SEMI-HARD GOAT’S MILK CHEESE
• SOFT GOAT’S MILK CHEESE
• GOAT’S CREAM CHEESE
• FLAKY CURD CHEESE
Our products are made of raw materials that contain all the essential components found in milk, such as protein, minerals, fat and lactose. The main ingredient, goat milk, is an extraordinarily rich nutrient source with excellent dietary effects, an outstanding component of a healthy diet due to its vitamin content and easy digestibility.
With our versatile artisan products and a unique taste, we would like to contribute to the improvement of Hungarian cheese culture and the promotion of healthy nutrition.