Danish Crown AmbA
Danish Crown AmbA is a Danish
Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. The countries of Denmark and Greenland, as well as the Faroe Islands, constitute the Kingdom of Denmark . It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark...

 food processing company, dealing primarily in meat processing of pork
Pork is the culinary name for meat from the domestic pig , which is eaten in many countries. It is one of the most commonly consumed meats worldwide, with evidence of pig husbandry dating back to 5000 BC....

 and beef
Beef is the culinary name for meat from bovines, especially domestic cattle. Beef can be harvested from cows, bulls, heifers or steers. It is one of the principal meats used in the cuisine of the Middle East , Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Europe and the United States, and is also important in...

. It is Europe's largest pork producer. Through its subsidiaries, known as the Danish Crown Group, it is also involved in a long list of other food products. It is Europe’s largest pork-processing company and Denmark's largest beef-processing company, as well as its single largest agricultural
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for food, fiber, and other products used to sustain life. Agriculture was the key implement in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the...


Danish Crown was originally formed in 1970 when Sydøstjyske Andelsslagterier in Kolding
Kolding is a Danish seaport located at the head of Kolding Fjord in Region of Southern Denmark . It is the site of the council Kolding Municipality. It is a transportation, commercial, and manufacturing centre, and has numerous industrial companies, principally geared towards shipbuilding...

 and Vojens
Vojens Municipality , was a municipality in the former South Jutland County on the Jutland peninsula in south Denmark. The municipality, which existed from 1970 to 2006, covered an area of 298 km², and had a total population of 16,792...

 merged, however in 1986 Danish Crown was itself merged into Tulip. In 1990, when Wenbo, Tulip and Østjyske Andelsslagterier merged they revived the name Danish Crown. Since then Danish Crown have taken over every major slaughterhouse
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 in Denmark.

On October 13, 2010, the members voted to change Danish Crown from a cooperative
A cooperative is a business organization owned and operated by a group of individuals for their mutual benefit...

 to a joint stock company
Joint stock company
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Danish Crown group

  • Danish Crown AmbA
  • Tulip Food Company
  • Tulip Ltd.
  • Plumrose USA Inc.
    Plumrose USA
    Plumrose USA, Inc., produces sliced meats, deli hams, and bacon in the United States. The company offers its products to food distributors, retailers, warehouse stores, institutions, and restaurants. It has facilities in Booneville, Mississippi; Elkhart, Indiana; Swanton, Vermont; and Council...

  • Sokolow
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  • DAT-Schaub International
  • Danish Bacon Company
    Danish Bacon
    Danish Bacon is a brand under which Danish bacon is sold in the United Kingdom. The product has "Danish" stamped on the rind between wavy lines...

  • SFK Food A/S
  • Oksekødsdivision (Beef division)
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    • Svinekødsdivision (Pork division)
  • DAT-Schaub amba
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