TINE SA (previously TINE BA) is Norway's largest producer, distributor and exporter of dairy products. Our goal being to provide the consumers with food that provides a healthier and positive food experience.
TINE SA is organized as a cooperative owned by 15.084 dairy farmers. Each member is a shareholder in the cooperative to which they deliver 1.4 billion litres of cow's milk and about 19 million litres of goat's milk every year. The milk is processed into more than 200 different products which are sold under the TINE trademark.
TINE SA group also consists of several wholly owned and particially owned subsidiaries. Outside dairy products the group manufactures products ranging from ice cream, juice to marine products. The dairy cooperative is Norway's largest food producer with a total of 5.675 employees and an annual turnover of NOK 18,9 billion for 2009.
TINE SA exports Jarlsberg, Ski Queen, and Snøfrisk. Jarlsberg accounts for over 80% of the total export. The U.S. and Australia being large markets with Jarlsberg being the no. 1 imprted cheese in the U.S. and the most consumed cheese in Australia.
The TINE dairy cooperative will celebrate its 130th anniversary this year.
Visit Jarlsberg's global site at www.jarlsberg.com.