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Cosun is an agri-industrial cooperative specialised in processing arable crops and vegetable raw materials from sugar beet, potatoes and chicory. Consisting of approximately 9,000 Dutch sugar beet growers, the cooperative is involved in supplying products for food service and retail outlets as well as trading and distributing animal feed. In addition, Cosun is involved in other non-food applications such as developing building blocks for biobased chemicals and producing bioenergy. Among the cooperative’s most widely known business groups are sugar producer Suiker Unie and Aviko, one of Europe’s largest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and speciality potato products.
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#261 /350
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6.5 /100
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#1 6.7 /100 #201

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#1 10.6 /100 #235
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Agricultural products and commodities #102
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #179

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Breda, Netherlands
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