Zijerveld acquires W. Bakker Kaashandel B.V.

18 April 2019

Cheese wholesaler Zijerveld, part of FrieslandCampina Dairy Essentials, takes over W. Bakker Kaashandel B.V. The company is specialised in cutting and packaging cheese. The activities will be integrated into Zijerveld. With this acquisition FrieslandCampina fulfils its commitment to serving customers, anywhere and anytime.  

Sander Koutstaal, Director Zijerveld: “As an autonomous cheese wholesaler within FrieslandCampina, we serve our customers with advice aimed at growing the total category of fresh cheese. Based on the specific formula principles of our customers, we develop innovative, customised concepts. A fast, excellent translation to the store and online is of great importance. This requires flexibility and excellent logistics services. The cutting and packaging activities of W. Bakker Kaashandel B.V. fit in with our ambition to serve our customers even better.”

  1. Bakker Kaashandel is established in Bodegraven (NL) and was founded in 1928. The about 80 employees have been informed about the takeover.

Zijerveld serves both national and international retail, out-of-home, on-line, wholesale businesses and industrial clients. The product range includes North–Holland cheese, farmhouse cheese, goat’s cheese and foreign cheese.

The acquisition amount will not be disclosed.