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 representatives form the District Council which is the link between the cooperative Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. and the company FrieslandCampina N.V.

At the end of 2014 FrieslandCampina had 19,054 member dairy farmes who owned 13,969 dairy farms. Together they supplied 9,453 million kilo milk.