Sustainable energy for the generations to come
In 2015, FrieslandCampina Ingredients put a new, sustainable technology into use: a specifically designed energy system supplied by pyrolisis oil made from woodchips. Empyro, a subsidiary of BTG-BTL in Hengelo, produces the oil and designed the boiler that was put into use at FrieslandCampina for the first time.
Together responsible for landscape management
Landscape management: hidden in the grass you can see the little nest. The eggs are waiting for mother lapwing to hatch them. Dairy farmer and member of FrieslandCampina Wim van Ittersum often walks through the meadow looking for nests of the meadow birds and marking them. This prevents them from being damaged by mowing.
Lattiz: always barista quality thanks to smart invention
Coffee with milk foam is immensely popular. One third of all cups of coffee contains milk, for instance cappuccino or latte macchiato. Foaming the milk required for this is an art in itself, only mastered by experienced baristas. This is where Lattiz comes in.
Dairy export: the Netherlands is a mega-exporter
The Netherlands is an important exporter of dairy products. The diary export is still growing, in particular to emerging markets such as China and Africa. With an export value of 5.1 billion euro in 2015 (2014: 4.5 billion), FrieslandCampina represents a considerable share of this. Dairy export: the Netherlands is a mega-exporter.