The cooperative Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. is owned by the member dairy farmers. These farmers choose representatives of the 21 districts (10 per district). These 210 representatives form the District Council which is the link between the cooperative Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. and the company FrieslandCampina N.V.

The 18,261 member dairy farmers (12,104 member dairy farms) jointly form the Cooperative. Together they supplied 10,375 millions of kilos of milk (2018).