Major mile stones in our history

  • 1871 – Nine farmers take over a cheese factory in the Dutch Wieringerwaard
  • 1879 – Founding of Arnhemse Melk-inrichting
  • 1880 – Founding of the first dairy co-operatives
  • 1913 – Founding of CCF in Leeuwarden (for condensed milk)
  • 1919 – Friesche Vlag, Dutch Baby and Bonnet Rouge are registered for international markets
  • 1926 – Founding of the De Meijerij Veghel / De Melkindustrie Veghel
  • 1947 – Campina brand introduced
  • 1965 – Founding of Coberco in Zutphen
  • 1979 – DMV Campina and Melkunie Holland introduced
  • 1989 – Founding Campina Melkunie
  • 1993 – Acquisition of Südmilch (Heilbronn)
  • 1997 – Merger of Coberco, Friesland Dairy Foods, De Zuid-Oost-Hoek and Twee Provinciën
  • 2001 – International launch of formation of international Campina brand and cooperative
  • 2001 – Acquisition of Nutricia Dairy & Drinks Group
  • 2004 – Friesland Foods receives Royal designation on its 125th anniversary
  • 2008 – FrieslandCampina N.V. (merger of Friesland Foods and Campina)
  • 2012 – Acquisition of Alaska Milk Corporation, Philippines
  • 2013 – Acquisition of Zijerveld and Veldhuyzen B.V. and G. den Hollander Holding B.V. Also Acquisition of IDB Belgium N.V.
  • 2014 – Acquisition Olam Ivory Coast and DEK srl in Italy