The number of cows on farms fluctuated only slightly in recent years, although the number of dairy farms decreased. As of 2021, there were almost 643 thousand cows registered on farms in Denmark. Most of these were dairy cows, as the number amounted to approximately 564 thousand in this year.
Arla Foods amba produces and sells dairy products. It offers milk, milk-based products, cheese, yoghurt, butter etc. The Danish company sells its products primarily under the Arla, Lurpak, Castello and Puck brands. In 2020, Arla generated a revenue of roughly one billion euros in Denmark.