The Danish dairy industry

About the Danish dairy industry - its history, its products, its companies.

History of the Danish dairy industry

Denmark is practically the ideal country for dairy production. Our climate and soil provide optimum conditions for dairy cattle farming.

A chequered red icon

The iconic Karoline Cow came into being by a bit of a coincidence in 1958 - created from the artist Grethe Rich's chequered red kitchen curtains and named by Prime Minister H.C. Hansen. Since then, it has become one of the Danish dairies' most famous trademarks.