Nourishing by nature



FrieslandCampina is one of the largest dairy companies in the world with a cooperative tradition going back 150 years.

The member dairy farmers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium own 100 percent of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. through Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. All member dairy farmers are independent entrepreneurs.

 The history
of FrieslandCampina

Discover over 150 years of history

Member dairy farmers

Member dairy farmers (16,995)

Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.

Member dairy farmers (16,995)

Districts (14)

Member Council (140)

Board (9)

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.

General Meeting of Shareholders (210)

Supervisory Board (13)

Executive Board (4)

Food & Beverage

FrieslandCampina Food & Beverage provides consumers around the world with dairy products, such as milk, yogurt, condensed milk, dairy-based beverages, cheese, butter and cream. The business group Food & Beverage focuses on the consumer (B2C) and professional (B2B) channels. The business group has brands such as Campina, Lattiz, Olper's and Peak in its portfolio.

Specialised Nutrition

FrieslandCampina Specialised Nutrition offers dairy nutrition to specific groups of consumers, varying from infants to adults with specific requirements during various life stages. This business group is active in several Asian, European, African and Middle Eastern countries.
The business group has brands such as Friso and Susu Bendera in its portfolio.


FrieslandCampina Ingredients is the go-to partner for brand owners and manufacturers who want to differentiate in nutritional health and wellbeing solutions for consumers throughout all life stages. The business group focuses on early life nutrition by producing ingredients for infant nutrition and offers innovations and solutions for adults in the areas of medical, active and performance nutrition.


FrieslandCampina Trading is involved in selling and sourcing of basic dairy products for internal as well as business-to-business customers. Its product scope covers cheese, butter, milk powder and liquid products such as raw milk, cream, skimmed milk or milk concentrate. FrieslandCampina Trading also mitigates the dairy raw material price risk for FrieslandCampina by hedging the company’s fat and protein positions. 
The business group also uses its knowledge of dairy market developments to optimise the valorisation of FrieslandCampina’s member milk and the utilization of its production facilities.

The history
of FrieslandCampina


Nine farmers take over a cheese plant in the Wieringerwaard


Foundation of the first dairy cooperatives.


Foundation of Coöperatieve Condensfabriek (CCF) in Leeuwarden


Foundation of De Meijerij Veghel / De Melkindustrie Veghel (DMV)


Foundation of Coberco in Zutphen


Merger of DMV Campina and Melkunie Holland, foundation of Campina Melkunie


Merger of Coberco, Friesland Dairy Foods, De Zuid-Oost-Hoek and De Twee Provinciën


Friesland Foods is presented the designation Royal on the occasion of its 125th anniversary


Merger of Friesland Foods and Campina, foundation of FrieslandCampina