About Vreugdenhil

The demand for healthy food is increasing around the world. As a Dutch producer of powdered milk, we are meeting this need.

Sixty years in the dairy industry

Vreugdenhil is active in the dairy market since 1954. Gradually we have become Europe's largest producer of full cream milk powder. We have three factories, and 900 Dutch farmers who deliver the raw product. We produce milk powders for the food industry and for millions of consumers worldwide.

Our story

Creating Shared Value

In our long-range strategy Marathon '22 we are working toward achieving three ambitions on the principle of Creating Shared Value: profitable value chain, great place to work and climate neutral. We create shared value for our suppliers, company, customers and their environment.

Corporate strategy

Facts and figures 2017

In 2017 Vreugdenhil has grown. We prepared our Gorinchem site for the production of ingredients for infant formula and has since started production. We also added butter to our product range. Dairy farmers contribute to our strategy with a pasturing rate far above the Dutch average. The number of staff increased and our low absenteeism rate stabilised. We drafted a concrete and cost-efficient plan with which our production will be climate neutral in 2029. Read more about our value chain and our performance in 2017.

Annual overview
Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods improved 2017 result

Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods looks back on a better year than 2016 despite a turbulent market. In the first half of 2017 there was a strong recovery in yield prices. Margins came under

pressure in the last quarter. Turnover rose from €589 million to more than €783 million.

Read the press release