HaGe - short for Hauptgenossenschaft Nord AG - is the leading farm-supply company in Northern Germany. DLG owns 54,6% of the company.
Germany, and its activities include commerce in grain and rapeseed, fertilizer, and plant protection, as well as food, logistics and administration.
The business area primarily covers Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania but also includes activities in Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. HaGe supplies the entire German market with fertilizer, crop protection and seed through its subsidiaries BSL, Roth and other channels.
Affiliation with DLG
With a group the size of HaGe, the DLG Group is strongly positioned to meet the challenges entailed by increasing liberalisation and world trade. HaGe provides DLG with a robust presence in the German market, thus generating value for the German farmers.
Vilofoss produces premixes and mineral compounds for use in feed for pigs, cattle, poultry, sheep and horses. The Vilofoss products are both suitable for mixing with factory-produced feed and on-farm produced feed. With the Vilofoss products, feed can be fully customised to cover the livestock's requirements for vitamins, minerals, amino acids, etc. DLG owns 100% of the company.
In addition to vitamin and mineral compounds, Vilofoss produces a vast array of feed supplements and special products for use in animal production. Vilofoss also sells milk replacers, retail veterinary-labelled products and veterinary articles.
Vilofoss' main market is Denmark, but 33% of the turnover is exported to other European countries.
Affiliation with DLG
As an important part of DLG's overall livestock nutrition activities, Vilofoss contributes to optimising the animal production and thus generate growth in the agricultural sector.
Team AG is actively engaged in DIY stores and the energy sector. The DIY store activities mainly include:
marketing of building materials
Team AG is the customer's full-service partner for home and garden. Team AG services private builders, contractors and tradesmen alike. There are 65 Team AG DIY stores in Germany.
The energy activities mainly include:
diesel and heating oil
electricity and gas
Team AG has more than 200 petrol stations in Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Brandenburg. In addition, Team AG has 27 energy sales offices. DLG owns 75,5% of the company.
Affiliation with DLG Team AG's activities are well-aligned with the areas that DLG covers in Denmark through DLG Service A/S. It consequently represents a natural extension of already known business areas, with the geographical location being expanded to activities in Germany.
Svenska Foder supplies feed and crop-farming products to the agricultural sector and grain products to the food industry. Svenska Foder wants to be a strong, flexible local partner for Swedish farmers. Profitability, a holistic approach, quality and environment are fundamental concepts for Svenska Foder's business. Their mission is to deliver expertise and provide farmers and the food industry with quality products for livestock and crop production, as well as retail products for customers in rural districts. DLG owns 100% of the company.
The primary focus of Svenska Foder is to be a producer and wholesaler with a comprehensive distribution and sales network in close collaboration with the retail segment.
Affiliation with DLG Svenska Foder's activities in Sweden are very similar to the activities of DLG in Denmark. Svenska Foder is consequently DLG's affiliation with the Swedish market and the Swedish farmer.
DCC Energy is Denmark's largest retailer of Shell energy products and services with more than 50,000 Danish customers. DLG owns 40% of the company. DCC is a Shell branded partner and sells among other diesel, heating fuel, ship oil, lubricating oil, biofuel, electricity and natural gas.
DCC Energy is a partnership between DLG and the Irish DCC Energy who is leading in sales, marketing and distribution of oil and LPG-gas in Europe with over 1 mil. customers, 11.000 employees and a turnover of 107 billion DKK.
Afilliation with DLG
DCC is DLG's partner in delivering energy products- and services. Together DCC and DLG is one of the leading energy businesses in Denmark and market leader in sales.
DLG Food Oil
Part of DLG Food DLG Food comprises the DLG Group's rapeseed mills which refine rapeseed oil for the food industry. DLG Food Oil is based in Agersted in North Jutland but also has a rapeseed mill in the port of Bandholm on Lolland. Food Oil offers Danish-produced refined rapeseed oil from the finest component of mainly Nordic rapeseed - the germ itself. The oil is distinguished by its natural aroma, colour and taste and is suitable for frying, baking, dressings and marinades.
In August 2012, DLG Food Oil put a new refinery into service, thus increasing capacity from 70,000 to 120,000 tonnes. DLG Food Oil is the industry supplier of rapeseed oil, using only European GMO-free rapeseed in the production.
The company was formerly called DanRaps and was established in 1996. It is fully owned by DLG.
Affiliation with DLG Through DLG Food Oil, DLG processes the farmer's rapeseed into products for the retail sector and food industry. Food service and retail customers are managed by PureOil I/S, whereas DLG Food Oil handles industrial clients.
DLG Vet is a nation-wide veterinary medicine company established by DLG and Skanderborg Pharmacy. The company was founded on 1 January 2013, and offers complete veterinary-medicine supplies directly to the barn door with overnight delivery and competitive pricing. DLG owns 50% of the company.
Affiliation with DLG
DLG Vet provides the farmer with purchasing advantages and more efficient delivery. The initiative combines the robust pharmaceutical knowledge possessed by Denmark's largest pharmacy with DLG's in-depth understanding of the business and the farmers' needs.
DanHatch is one of the largest and most efficient hatcheries in Europe. Each year, 420 million day-old chicks are hatched. DLG owns 50% of the company.
The company is a technological leader in its field. Strict hygiene standard requirements combined with a high level of biosecurity in and around the production facilities ensure the production of zoonosis-free day-old chicks with high yield potential.
Throughout the entire production process from raising pullets to production of brood eggs for hatching of day-old chicks, the company's quality management system ensures optimisation of all processes. This ensures the production of day-old chicks with a good health status and great vitality.
Affiliation with DLG
DanHatch supplies quality chicks to broiler producers and consequently constitutes a central link in the Danish broiler industry. The high quality of day-old chicks is crucial for the farmer's production economy and for a competitive final product. Through DanHatch, DLG is in contact with Danish broiler producers, which provides transparency in relation to the quality of the delivered chicks and the subsequent production processes in the broiler houses.
DanGødning is the largest manufacturer of liquid fertilizer for the agricultural sector. The product range covers all types of fertilizer comprising all macronutrients and micronutrients for all crops.
DanGødning was established in 1991 by a small group of private farm-supply dealers to provide an alternative to regular, solid fertilizer. Today, DLG owns almost 35% and the rest is owned by a series of other farm-supply businesses.
DanGødning provides liquid quality fertilizers that are highly competitive with solid fertilizers. DanGødning's three distribution terminals are located in Aalborg, Rødby and Fredericia.
Fertilizer from DanGødning is an eco-friendly alternative which is increasingly being used by environmentally and quality-conscious farmers. DanGødning is fertilizer secured against nitrogen evaporation. The ingredients used include nutrient-rich ancillary products from oil refineries, incineration plants and the fish-oil industry.
Affiliation with DLG
Through DanGødning, DLG provides competitive and eco-friendly fertilizer to Danish farmers.
Dankalk supplies lime to wastewater treatment plants and power plants as well as the manufacturing and agricultural sectors. Dankalk also exports lime to European users; mainly agricultural lime for farms in the Baltic region.
Dankalk operates lime works in Aggersund, Mjels and Batum, which provide an annual output in excess of 500,000 tonnes of chalk and lime products for domestic and international use. In addition to DLG's ownership share, Swiss Omya owns 44% of Dankalk. Omya is among the world's largest calcium carbonate manufacturers.
Dankalk develops its products based on the latest technologies. The goal is to enhance the companies' utilisation of energy while at the same time respecting the environment, maintaining product quality and staying abreast of the competitive situation in the market.
Affiliation with DLG
Dankalk offers a vast series of specialised agricultural lime products. In addition, hydrated lime is used for disinfection of pig housing, for instance. Dankalk's limestone shells also constitute an important mineral substance for poultry and provide an inexpensive form of calcium which does not generate dust and is eco-friendly at the same time. Dankalk's products are consequently useful for many Danish farmers in their daily operations.
Danæg is the largest player in the egg business in the Nordic countries with a turnover of DKK 1 billion. The two packing plants Danæg A/S in Denmark and Kroneägg AB in Sweden give the group a strong hold of both the Danish and the Swedish market of eggs for human consumption. Danæg's focus on the quality of eggs and egg products is deeply rooted in the company and has been so since the start in 1895. DLG owns 50% of the company.
The Danæg group in Denmark consists of an egg packing facility in Christiansfeld south of Kolding and a production plant, Danæg Products A/S, in Roskilde.
At Danæg A/S shell eggs are collected, sorted according to quality and packed for the retail as well as food service industries, and at Danæg Products they develop, produce and sell pasteurized, fluid, boiled and baked egg products for bakeries, the food service and the foodstuff industry in Denmark and abroad.
Afilliation with DLG
A closer cooperation with Danæg will strengthen DLG's competencies within the poultry business in Denmark and Sweden. Looking ahead this will help us continue to be able to develop the best solutions within our wide range of products for the egg producers.
The Danish based company Datalogisk offers software solutions to the plant breeding industry.
With the programs:,
- Næsgaard FIELD
- Næsgaard MAP
- Næsgaard MOBILE
Datalogisk is able to help any plant breeder using his resources effectively, create an overview as well as an increased bottom line. The solutions are developed both for PC and mobile users.
Challenges that the Danish farmer meets on an everyday basis are very much taken into consideration when developing the programs. Exactly that strength and knowhow are in demand on other European markets (including Russia).
Using the company names Datalogisk or Agrinavia the company is represented with its programs in several European countries, primarily in the countries around the Baltic Sea. Currently the programs are available in Danish, Swedish, English, German, Latvia, Lithuanian, Russian and Polish.
The company name Datalogisk is used in Denmark and Sweden together with the product brand Næsgaard or Näsgård. In all other countries the international name Agrinavia is used – both as company and product name. Representation is carried out through own subsidiaries or dedicated partners.
As part of the DLG group, Datalogisk is related to a number of other agricultural companies throughout Europe.
Datalogisk contributes to strengthen the Danish agricultural sector on important export markets
For more information and news about products, language and current markets log on to Agrinavia.com.
European Crop Protection
1620 København V
European Crop Protection A/S is owned by DLG, Lantmännen and Agro Danmark. The company purchases plant protection products for its shareholders and their affiliated companies. The purpose of the company is restricted to purchase and resale on a non-profit basis to Denmark, Sweden and the Baltic States. DLG owns 47% of the company.
Joint procurement across organisations makes European Crop Protection A/S a strong market player, providing a competitive edge in relation to both purchasing and selling.
The partnership encourages knowledge and experience sharing, which facilitates optimisation and consequently enhances the overall return.
Affiliation with DLG
Working together on procurement secures a financially improved solution for logistics, price and quality, for the benefit of DLG, and ultimately also the farmer.
1620 København V
European Fertilizer was established by DLG and Swedish Lantmännen in 1997. At the time, it was called SweDane Fertilizer. Since 2000, Agro Danmark and the DLG-owned German Company HaGe have also participated in the partnership. DLG owns 47% of the company.
The company was established for the purpose of buying all fertilizer directly from manufacturers without costly intermediaries. The partnership enables us to obtain bulk purchasing benefits when trading with major, multinational fertilizer manufacturers as well as economies of scale in fertilizer purchases and logistics.
These activities generate synergies and bulk purchasing benefits among the three owners. In turn, this gives us a competitive edge when reselling.
Affiliation with DLG
Through common procurement and cross-border collaboration, DLG generates advantages for the customers in terms of bulk purchasing, resulting in higher quality at a lower price. This knowledge-sharing and partnership facilitates development and optimisation in the DLG Group, which ultimately benefits the farmer.
DLG Service is the DLG subsidiary that offers the farmer a wide range of services from telecommunications and energy to security in the form of alarms, insurance and animal facility surveillance. These are all necessary products and services in the daily operation for private individuals and farms alike. The purpose of DLG Service is to provide savings for DLG's owners and customers. DLG Tele is an affiliated company under DLG Service and is engaged in telecom operations. In addition, the "Land & Fritid" outlet chain also belongs under the auspices of DLG Service. DLG owns 100% of the company.
Land & Fritid
Land & Fritid is a nation-wide outlet chain in the DLG Group and includes 60 stores and 1 online shop. The chain provides quality and advice to rural residents and everyone with house, garden and pets. Land & Fritid carries an extensive range of products within feed, fertilizer, fencing products, horse and rider equipment and pet articles. The shops also sell biofuel, telecommunications and insurance.
In Germany, a corresponding chain has been established under the name of Land & Freizeit, currently with six stores and ambitious growth plans for the coming years.
Affiliation with DLG
DLG Service A/S enables DLG to be among the farmer's preferred suppliers of telecommunications, diesel, heating oil and insurance.
Nomus is a nation-wide pest-control company, fighting pests in the agricultural, industrial and corporate sectors as well as in private homes. Nomus specialises in professional control of many types of pests. Nomus has long-standing experience of protection agreements for rats and mice on farms and in agricultural-sector companies and is consequently well versed in agricultural regulations. DLG owns 50% of the company.
Nomus provides preventive fogging against grain pests in grain storage facilities before gathering in the new grain. In case of beetle infestation, Nomus also carries out grain fumigation.
In addition, Nomus offers disinfection of barns and ship cargo holds, ship fumigation, treatment against common furniture beetles, major ant control action, etc.
Nomus provides fire-fighting equipment and annual fire checks for its owners. Nomus is a DS-approved supplier.
Nomus was established in 2006 by DLG and Hedegaard Agro and works closely with DLG's quality department to ensure top quality.
Affiliation with DLG Nomus has extensive experience of controlling rats, mice and grain pests. Farmers may suffer great losses from pest infections. DLG contributes to safeguarding the quality of crops, facilitates protection agreements and provides efficient pest control.
PUAI is a chinese company with production and sales solutions aimed at the agricultural production in China. In coorperation with the IFU (Investment Fund for Developing Countries) DLG owns 28,3% of the company. PUAI is part of the Vilofoss Group, which encompasses the production and sales activities of vitamins and minerals for the livestock production.
The purchase of the owner's share is a crucial part of this strategy, and we ecpect the chinese market to be an essential growth market for the Vilofoss Group in the future. PUAI Feed holds six factories in China and is expected to expand further in the years to come. The factories produce around 320.000 ton annually. Thus, PAUI feed is an essential player at the chinese pig feed market.
Affiliation with DLG The partnership between DLG and PUAI Feed was established in 2014. As a result, the DLG Group is present in the chinese market in which we contribute with danish know-how in the chinese production. Potentially, the access to a wide range of chinese raw materials will contribute to a stronger competitive position in the European market.
Part of DLG Food
PureOil sells high-quality liquid vegetable oils on Scandinavian and German markets, with particular focus on the retail trade.
PureOil was established on 1 October 2010 and is owned in a partnership between DLG Food and Dragsbæk A/S. DLG owns 50% of the company.
The company markets several types of rapeseed oil, including organic varieties. For instance, the product range includes traditional, refined rapeseed oil, but also a cold-pressed white rapeseed oil which won first prize at the 2012 Food Contest, among other distinctions.
Rapeseed oil has a high content of Omega 3 fatty acids and many unsaturated fatty acids which makes it one of the healthiest cooking oils on the market.
Affiliation with DLG PureOil possesses extensive knowledge of rapeseed oil and other types of oil, such as frying oil and helps to ensure DLG's continued strong position in this market. The intention is for PureOil to become a significant retail market player and thus contribute to the consumers' use of oil for cooking, baking, etc.
Part of DLG Food
Rapsol produces first-class cold-pressed rapeseed oil for food, and rapeseed cakes for feed. The products are sustainable and minimise waste as the entire product is used. DLG owns 100% of the company.
The rapeseed oil is manufactured at the Rapsol rapeseed mill in Bandholm on Lolland in close collaboration with a group of local farmers. The rapeseed cakes are mainly produced from locally grown rape and used for DLG feed compounds for the agricultural sector. However, rapeseed cakes are also available by weight if you want to mix your own feed.
Rapsol buys and processes the rape crops delivered by its members and uses them for producing rapeseed oil for fuel. The mill's annual capacity is approx. 20,000 tonnes of seed. This provides an annual output of approx. 6,200 tonnes of cold-pressed rapeseed oil and approx. 13,800 tonnes of rapeseed cakes.
Scandagra is equally owned by DLG and the Swedish agriculture and food group Lantmännen. The company was established in 2006 with ambitions of strengthening knowledge sharing and generating synergies across geographical locations in the Baltic region. DLG owns 50% of the company.
Scandagra is a holding company for three Baltic undertakings: Scandagra Eesti, Scandagra Lietuva, Scandagra Latvia, BTC and Rezeknes Dzirnavnieks.
Scandagra owns 100% of Scandagra Lietuva, Scandagra Latvia, Rezeknes Dzirnavnieks and BTC - and 85% of Scandagra Eesti.
The three subsidiaries purchase and sell a number of plant-breeding products, feed compounds and feed. Through shared purchasing and sale of input and output to and from agricultural production, they aim to enhance the competitiveness of each subsidiary in their respective markets.
Affiliation with DLG Scandagra is DLG's bridgehead to the Baltic market. DLG provides activities with the Baltic farmers through the subsidiaries. Quality and economies of scale are enhanced through the synergies and collaboration in Scandagra
Scandagra Polska (formerly HaGe Polska) is owned equally between DLG and the Swedish agricultural and food group Lantmännen.
Scandagra Polska buys and sells a variety of crop products, compound feed and feed together with DLG 's activities in the ballistic countries Scandagra . Through the joint purchase and sale of inputs and outputs to and from agricultural production, the ambition is to increase the competitiveness of each subsidiary within their respective market.
Afilliation with DLG Scandagra Polska is DLG 's subsidiary in Poland. Through Scandagra cooperation the DLG work with the Polish farmer. Through the synergy and cooperation in ScandagraDLG get increased quality and economies of scale.
Since 1947, Sejet Plant Breeding has catered to the interests of agriculture in the improvement and breeding of modern grain varieties. A continuous effort is made to create new and improved varieties which are adapted to current demands and benefit agriculture and plant breeders. DLG owns 100% of the company.
Today, Sejet Plant Breeding is a complete and modern plant breeding company in constant development with its own breeding programme and an extensive representation programme outside Denmark.
Sejet uses the latest technologies, such as gene markers, and has its own breeding programme for spring barley, winter wheat and winter triticale. Sejet Plant Breeding enjoys great success with its own varieties, such as Hereford, Matros, Flair, Evolution, Sebastian and Columbus and works closely with plant breeding companies in many European countries.
Sejet applies diligent quality assurance to ensure that only the varieties with optimal profiles are pursued.
Affiliation with DLG
With its own R&D efforts, Sejet Plant Breeding assumes a central role for the agriculture of the future and helps strengthen DLG's competitiveness.
DLG Connect was founded in 2003 and supports agriculture and small businesses in the IT field. DLG owns 87.24% of the company. DLG Connect develops and delivers complete IT solutions in close cooperation with other companies, industry organizations and universities. DLG Connect has a high level of knowledge and experience in computer science, statistics, IT installation, operation and management, based on mathematical methods / models. These skills are specifically aimed at the agricultural sector.
DLG Connect is a nationwide IT company working in IT systems, IT security and software development. These skills make DLG Connect able to develop and come up with complete solutions to a wide range of IT issues.
Connection to DLG
DLG Connect is the farmer's professional adviser and consultant in anything that has to do with IT. DLG Connect has extensive experience in IT security, installation of PCs, wireless networks and bridges, anti-virus, backup, etc. specialized to farm holding. Through DLG Connect, DLG contributes to streamline the Danish agriculture through the use of IT.