The Processing Sector

TOP GLOBAL DAIRY COMPANIES

2015

TOP GLOBAL DAIRY COMPANIES
Rank Company Country Dairy turnover ($US billion) Milk intake in Mill.t
1 Nestle Switzerland 27.8 14-15**
2 Lactalis (including Parmalat) France/Italy 19.5 15.0
3 Danone France 19.5 8-9**
4 Fonterra New Zealand 18.5 22
5 Dairy Farmers of America USA 17.9 27.8
6 FrieslandCampina Netherlands 14.8 10.3
7 Arla Foods Denmark/Sweden 13.6 12.7
8 Saputo Canada 9.8 6.0
9 Dean Foods USA 9.0 10.1
10 Yili China 8.6 4.5-5**
11 Mengniu China 8.1 4-4.5**
12 Unilever Netherlands/UK 7.7* ..
13 Sodiaal France 7.2 5.2
14 DMK Germany 7.1 6.8
15 Savencia (formerly Bongrain) France 6.1 4.2
16 Kraft Foods USA 6.0 7.8*
17 Meiji Japan 5.6 ..
18 Schreiber Foods USA 5.6* 3.3*
19 Land O'Lakes USA 5.1 ..
20 Müller Germany 5.1* 4.4

* 2013 data
** Estimated
Reference: Infant formula excluded
Source: Rabobank 2015 and IFCN 2014
Compiled by AAFC-AID, Market Information Section

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