Dairy export: the Netherlands is a mega-exporter
The Netherlands is an important exporter of dairy products. The diary export is still growing, in particular to emerging markets such as China and Africa. With an export value of 5.1 billion euro in 2015 (2014: 4.5 billion), FrieslandCampina represents a considerable share of this. Dairy export: the Netherlands is a mega-exporter.
Healthy food trend offers opportunities
More and more attention is paid to and more knowledge is gained about good nutrition and healthy food, because this contributes to good health. Joost van de Rakt, Managing Director of FrieslandCampina DMV/Nutrifeed, knows this from his own experience.
“Our products go way beyond the carton of milk”
Henk-Jan Bouwman, Sales Manager Distribution at FrieslandCampina Kievit, knows like no other how important medical food can be. Henk-Jan’s father and two brothers suffer from a chronic bowel disease and sometimes need medical food. This food contains ingredients that FrieslandCampina gets out of milk.
“Believe in what you do and do not give up too easily”
This is the motto of Çağla Türeray, Global Brand Leader at FrieslandCampina. She is inspired by the opportunities offered by the digital world.
“A better understanding of other cultures”
Arjen Juurlink visited a dairy cooperative in Indonesia as part of an Agripool mission. As Senior Reward Specialist Corporate HR, Arjen advised about a performance-based reward system.
“I transferred my disability into strength”
At the end of last year, FrieslandCampina acquired a majority interest in Engro Foods, the second largest dairy company in Pakistan. Syeda Uzma Shah proudly tells about her work as an HR Executive, that her physical disability does not stand in the way of her career and the opportunities for Engro Foods offered by the acquisition.
“Energy from manure”
In order to be able to work in a more sustainable way, dairy farmer Van Poppel makes substantial investments. One of these is a manure mono-fermentation system, which is now being built in his farm yard. With a manure mono-fermentation system we can generate energy from manure and at the same time use the processed manure for our own land.