Revenue of the leading dairy companies in Germany 2017

Germany is known for its wide variety of dairy products. DMK Deutsches Milchkontor was the most profitable company in this sector, generating almost 4.9 billion euros worth of revenue. Other industry heavyweights include Müller and Hochwald.

Land of milk and honey

While per capita consumption of fresh dairy products in Germany has gradually decreased in recent years, it still amounted to 88 kilos in 2018. Lower consumption levels may be influenced by various factors, such as changes in lifestyle and health choices or restrictions, as well as growing interest in alternatives to food that is sourced from animals. Milk continues to be the most consumed dairy product in Germany. Among dairy products consumed multiple times a month, fruit yoghurt ranked at the top.

Most recognized brands

Surveys on dairy brand recognition showed that Müller and Weihenstephan were the brands of which German consumers were most aware. German dairy products are also exported to other countries. While export value has fluctuated recently, it still amounted to almost 8.5 billion euros in 2018.

Revenue of the leading dairy companies in Germany in 2017

Revenue in million euros
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December 2018



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