Company history

Mr C.J. Smallenbroek is the founding father of Melkweg. He established the company in 1993 with a combination of his 25 years' experience in the dairy industry and the energy and drive of a start-up enterprise: all the right ingredients for making Melkweg a success!

In 2004, the company became part of the VanDrie Group. The VanDrie Group has a unique position of chain producer with integrated production system in the dairy and veal sector. Melkweg kept its independent commercial status after its acquisition and remains a dedicated trading house of dairy commodities for the food and beverage and animal feed industries. Being part of such a successful organisation has enabled us to significantly expand our global operation. Our activities outside of Europe grew quickly and now represent more than 80% of our total sales.

In 2021 we moved to a new totally refurbished and up to date office in De Klomp (Ede).

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