Woodside Cheese Wrights

Artisan Cheesemaker South Australia

Kris Lloyd


Recent Medals & Awards

Finalist 2012 Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award
Awarded 2014 Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence
Awarded 2015 Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence
Kris Lloyd - Duncan MacGillivray – Entrepreneur Award 2016 Food South Australia
Kris Lloyd - Leader Award 2017 Food South Australia

Kris in the media

About Kris

Kris Lloyd is manager and head cheesemaker of Woodside Cheese Wrights.

Woodside Cheese Wrights is a specialist cheesemaker of goat, cow and buffalo mil cheeses producing fresh, white mould and matured cheeses.

Kris is the Head cheesemaker supported by a passionate team of cheesemakers including her son Mitch Lloyd. All cheeses are made to traditional methods resulting in plenty of flavour and individual character. Kris has also pioneered a range of seasonal cheeses, with innovative packaging and presentation, to take advantage of seasonal variations in milk supply.

In 2004 Kris established the South Australian Specialist Cheese Association "CheeseSA" to promote specialty cheese and introduce industry driven education and training programs in South Australia.

Woodside Cheese Wrights has won numerous cheese awards throughout Australia and Overseas, including the Grand Dairy Award in 2002 and 2011, and has won the South Australian Premiers Food Award in 2002 , 2004, 2005 and 2006. In 2016 Woodside Cheese Wrights was awarded a SUPERGOLD medal for their Anthill cheese a creamy goat cheese covered in native green ants coming in at number 11 in the world at the renowned World Cheese Awards held in San Sebastien in 2016 and their Foragers Feast Triple Cream washed rind stuffed with Adelaide Hills Porcini mushrooms picked up a SUPERGOLD in London at the 2017 World Cheese Awards where over 3000 cheeses were entered. Woodside was the only Australian cheese maker to receive a super gold medal in these awards. Kris was the national winner of the 2010 Telstra Business Woman - Innovation Award.

Kris Lloyd
22 Henry St Woodside SA 5244
South Australia
kris@cheesewrights.com.au