Cosun is a modern, future-oriented cooperative, originated in the Netherlands and with the world as its field of activity. We work with thousands of growers, both members and suppliers. We recognize the enormous potential of plants and know how to turn them into practical solutions to everyday problems. We produce not only plant based ingredients and foodstuffs for people and animals, but also green, biobased applications and energy.


Cosun has a clear ambition for 2030: we intend to be 100% plant based, 100% circular and 100% transparent. Drawing on the strengths of our five business groups – Aviko, Duynie, Sensus, Cosun Beet Company and SVZ – we are delivering solutions that benefit everyone, every day. Our business groups offer a wide range of distinct products and services but are nonetheless closely related to each other thanks to our clear vision. You can find Cosun’s products everywhere today. Our product range extends from potato fries and sugar syrup to other foodstuffs, such as ingredients for cakes, ice cream, meat substitutes and fruit juices; it also includes animal feed, detergents, wallpaper paste and cosmetics.

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Cosun R&D and Cosun Innovation are an important part of Cosun and are working together with and for the benefit of the business groups on innovations (of new products and processes) and support optimizations (of existing processes and products). Our Cosun innovation center with 130 professionals is situated in Dinteloord (situated between Breda and Rotterdam). Colleagues with a broad variety of backgrounds in knowledge and experience meet each other on a daily basis in our Cosun innovation center, which is well equipped with a own pilothal, demokitchen and (food, and analytical) laboratories, but also room for hosting events and seminars.

Cosun holds a unique position in the market. Together with our growers, we have everything we need to put plants in the driving seat on our journey to a better future. As experts in sustainable farming, we can guarantee the quality of all our products throughout the entire value chain. Our growers, staff, suppliers and customers are all making their own contribution to a sustainable and circular world for people and animals. Our aim is a 100% circular supply chain for all our products and services. By processing some 12 million tonnes of biomass every year, we are already a major player in the circular economy. With our innovative strength in this field, we are exploring sustainable initiatives for the benefit of both society and our growers. We work together on a sustainable and plant-based future.

Cosun was founded more than 110 years ago by Dutch sugar beet growers who joined forces in a cooperative. The cooperative has around 9,000 members or shareholders and has grown into a company with around 4,000 employees and a group turnover of approximately € 2.0 billion.

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