Rich history in the dairy industry
The Ausnutria Hyproca history spans more than 100 years. The modern-day Ausnutria Hyproca is a company with great experience in the production of infant formula and other types of dairy products, in Ommen, Leeuwarden and Kampen.
Hyproca Dairy l Ommen
The history of the factory in Ommen dates back to 1897, when it was founded by Mr. Kramer. It was named the “De Vechtstreek”, a name still proudly born by the company premises. In 1910 a group of farmers decided to create a co-operative and bought the factory. It was the first factory with complete and continuously operating butter making facilities. As milk production grew in the Netherlands, the factory was expanded and extra activities added. Milk powder has been produced in Ommen since 1928.
In 1996, the factory was sold to the Hyproca Dairy Group, which is now Ausnutria Hyproca, and continued under the name Hyproca Dairy. Nowadays, Hyproca Dairy is a professional dairy factory which not only produces own brand products but also supplies various large international companies with top-quality dairy ingredients.
Lypack and Lyempf l Leeuwarden and Kampen
The origins of the factories in Leeuwarden and Kampen lie in 1912, when Lijempf (Leeuwarden Ice and Milk products Factory) was founded . The development of formula for baby and toddler nutrition was started back in 1938. In 1973, Lijempf was taken over by Royal Wessanen, and from that point on concentrated on the export of infant formula under the Bebelac brand name. As the number of international contacts increased, the factory name was changed to Lyempf. In 1993 Lyempf was taken over by Nutricia.
Six years later, the Hyproca Dairy Group, currently known as Ausnutria Hyproca, purchased the factory in Leeuwarden, which now has been named Lypack. In 2011, the takeover of the Kampen factory reunited the Leeuwarden and Kampen factories. Nowadays, the production of infant formula is the core activity of the two factories, both under the own brand name and based on private label and contract manufacturing.