The cows of Hacienda Zuleta
Hacienda Zuleta, a working hacienda, encompasses 2,112 hectares of pastureland, forest and protected areas of native primary forest. The hacienda’s production, with approximately 300 Holstein-Friesian cows, consists mainly of milk. Six thousand liters of milk are produced daily, which are used to produce eleven varieties of Ecuadorian cheese, mostly semi-aged cheeses, cream, yoghurt and cream cheese in Zuleta’s cheese factory. Other products farmed are potatoes, barley, wheat and…
Guide to Ecuador’s Authentic Haciendas and Hotels
The most authentic haciendas and hotels across Ecuador. Haciendas offer authentic experiences including organic foods, sustainable ecotourism, cultural immersion and volunteering.