For the past 20 years, AVH dairy has gained solid R&D knowledge in the goat dairy sector and built huge network worldwide, which enabled us to grow from a dairy trader to a professional solution provider for goat nutrition ingredients.
2001Start AVH dairy
AVH dairy trade B.V. was founded by Monique de Wit and Arnauld van Hees in 2001. The reason for starting a business in goat and sheep dairy was the fact that Monique and Arnauld’s children appeared to suffer from cow milk allergy at a young age. Goat’s milk could be a solution to cow’s milk allergy; the idea was born to start a dairy company as an exporter of goat and sheep’s milk products. The wish to create a personal and a clearly structured company matched this market well. Now, the company has developed into a more mature player in this market that grows quickly.
2013Acquisition by Emmi
Since 2003 the company started exporting to Asia & US market and has grown rapidly since then. Seeing the huge potential in goat dairy sector, Emmi Group from Switzerland acquired AVH dairy in 2013. Emmi is the largest Swiss milk processor and one of the most innovative premium dairies in Europe.
2013Start Goat Milk Powder B.V.
On May 01, 2013, both Bettinehoeve B.V. and AVH dairy signed the joint venture contract under the name of Goat Milk Powder (GMP). With this joint venture, Bettinehoeve B.V. started a new path with the production of goat milk powder and goat whey powder for baby food, sports drinks.
During recent years, the demand for goat FCMP and WPC55 is increasing. With the "JAVELIN" project, Emmi Group aims to expand its European production capacity by building a sustainable spray drying facility for the production of goat milk powder with Infant Milk Powder Formula-quality. The construction of the new factory has recently started!