FrieslandCampina 2013 financial statements adopted and approved

1 May 2014

During its regular meeting on Wednesday, 30 April, the Members’ Council of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. adopted the 2013 financial statements of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A.

The Members’ Council also approved the resolution of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. to adopt the 2013 financial statements of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.

Along with approval of the financial statements, the Members’ Council also agreed to pay out a share of the company profit as a performance premium to the member dairy farmers of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. FrieslandCampina’s performance for the member dairy farmers comprises the performance premium and the distribution of member bonds for the raw milk supplied during 2013. In total 282 million euro was attributed to member dairy farmers (2012: 210 million euro). For the performance premium 168 million euro is available. The distribution of member bonds amounted to 114 million euro. 

The Members’ Council of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. has 210 member dairy farmers. They represent the members of 21 districts of the dairy cooperative in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.