Business school NICE/Nyenrode made a list of the 100 biggest cooperations in the European agriculture business. Conclusion: the Dutch do well.
The list contains 12 Dutch companies, with a total sales
income of €19 billion. Dutch dairy cooperations Friesland Foods and
Campina are respectively number 6 and 8 in the list. Only the Danish-Swedish
dairy cooperation Arla Foods is bigger in terms of sales.
Dutch cooperations are Cosun at number 26, The Greenery at number 34, feed
cooperation Cehave Landbouwbelang at number 61, Avebe at 66, Agrifirm at 69, Cebeco Group
at 70, DOC Kaas at 91 and ForFarmers at 96.