The DLG Group in brief
The DLG Group is one of the largest agricultural companies in
Europe and is currently owned by 30,000 Danish farmers. In addition
to agricultural products, the group's activities also include
supplying vegetables to the catering and retail trades, electricity
trading, telecom, pot plant sales, etc.
The group's strategic focus for expanding in Denmark and abroad is
reflected in the group's international collaboration around the
Baltic Sea - exemplified by the group subsidiary HaGe (one of
Germany's largest agricultural suppliers) - including the Polish
market, Svenska Foder (a Swedish subsidiary) and Scandinavian
Farmers (covering the Baltic States), as well as DLG Food. DLG is
localised in more than 20 countries.
DLG supplies farmers with feed from its own factories, seed grain,
fertilizer, agricultural lime, crop protection, fuel and much more
besides for daily operations.
The DLG Group is also one of Europe's biggest exporters of seed,
feed and milling grain, malting barley and oilseed rape. In
addition, via its associated companies, DLG is involved in
activities such as the processing of crops and vegetables.
DLG has its own chain of outlets which market and provide advice
concerning products in the areas of home & garden, pets,
telecom and much more besides. In Denmark, this chain is called
"Land & Fritid" and in Sweden it is called "Djur &
In 2012, DLG generated turnover of DKK 48.5 billion (EUR 6.5
billion) and had a profit before tax of DKK 561,5 million (EUR 75,4
million). The DLG Group has approximately 6,000 employees, half of
whom work in Denmark.
DLG Company Report 2012
Annual Report 2012