Marqués de Mendiola
The Assaf breed is administratively recognized in Spain in 2005 through the specific regulation of the Herd Book of Spanish Assaf breed and is a variant of the Assaf breed originating in Israel. It comes from the cross between ewes and male Awassi breed in the proportion Milschschaf 5/8 and 3/8 respectively.
The Spanish Assaf breed is a sheep dairy fitness, average production ranges are from 1,5 and 2 liters of milk in lactating for 6 -7 months.
Shares of selection and improvement if Spanish Assaf breed are organized by the ASSAF.E (National Association of breeders Spanish Assaf).
More information in www.assafe.es
For over 20 years Ganatec has specialized in sheep milk production, working with the genetic improvement of the Assaf breed, with the aim of producing the best possible raw material for the production of artisan cheese.
Ganatec has a herd of approximately 1.000 ewes. We control the entire production process, in order to obtain the highest.quality milk. From birth, all our animals undergo strict sanitary and genealogical controls, together with a completely natural diet.
The quality and properties of our sheep’s milk, with very low bacteriology and the highest sanitary qualification ofour herd according to EU regulations, alow us to create a high-quality, raw milk artisan cheese..