Air Greenland A/S, also known as Greenlandair, is the flag carrier airline of Greenland, jointly owned by the SAS Group (37.5%), the Greenlandic Government and the Danish Government. It operates a fleet of 32 aircraft, including 1 airliner used for transatlantic and charter flights, 9 fixed-wing aircraft primarily serving the domestic network, and 22 helicopters feeding passengers from the smaller communities into the domestic airport network. Flights to heliports in the remote settlements are operated on contract with the government of Greenland.
Arla Foods is an international cooperative based in Viby, Denmark, and the largest producer of dairy products in Scandinavia. Arla Foods was formed as the result of a merger between the Swedish dairy cooperative Arla and the Danish dairy company MD Foods on 17 April 2000. The name Arla derives from the same word as the English word "early" and is an archaic Swedish term for "early ".
Bang & Olufsen
Bang & Olufsen (B&O) is a high-end Danish consumer electronics company that designs and manufactures audio products, television sets, and telephones. It was founded in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, who designed a radio to work with alternating current, a product of significance at a time when most radios were still running on batteries. In 2004, the company opened a factory in the Czech Republic where it employed approximately 250 staff producing mainly audio products.
Anthon Berg was a Danish chocolatier and the name of a corporate division within Toms International. The company produced a diverse variety of chocolate products. The title "Purveyors to the Royal Danish Court" was awarded to Anthon Berg in 1957.
Bestseller A/S is a privately held family-owned clothing company based in Denmark. The company was founded in 1975 and has 11 brands.
Biomega is a Copenhagen-based, Danish brand of designer bicycles. It is known for engaging international designers from outside the bicycle industry—including Marc Newson, Ross Lovegrove and Karim Rashid— in designing its products. In addition to producing bikes under its own name, Falcon produces bicycles under a joined brand with Puma AG.
Carlsberg A/S is a global brewer. Founded in 1847 by J. C. Jacobsen, the company's headquarters is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Since Jacobsen's death in 1887, the majority owner of the company has been the Carlsberg Foundation. The company's flagship brand is Carlsberg. It also brews Tuborg, Kronenbourg, Somersby cider, Russia's best-selling beer Baltika, Belgian Grimbergen abbey beers, and more than 500 local beers.
Ceres Brewery was a brewery company located in Aarhus, Denmark. It was part of Royal Unibrew since 1989. The factories in central Aarhus, was closed in 2008 and the grounds are now being redeveloped into a new neighbourhood of the city, known as CeresByen . Ceres made several popular beers and sodas, that still exists today, now being produced by Royal Unibrew A/S.
Coloplast A/S is a Danish multinational company that develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and services related to ostomy, urology, continence, and wound care.
Coop amba, formerly FDB is a cooperative based in Denmark. The coop has 1.7 million members and three subsidiaries. The Coop Danmark subsidiary operates the retail store chains of Kvickly, Brugsen, SuperBrugsen, Dagli'Brugsen, LokalBrugsen, Fakta, and Irma supermarkets. The last two subsidiaries comprise Coop Bank and Coop Invest.
The Danfoss Group
The Danfoss Group is a manufacturer of products and services used in cooling food, air conditioning, heating buildings, controlling electric motors, compressors, Variable frequency drives and powering mobile machinery. The company is also active in the field of solar and wind power as well as district heating and cooling infrastructure. Danfoss employs approximately 24,000 people worldwide with its headquarters in Nordborg, Denmark.
Danske Bank is a Danish bank whose name also literally translates into "Danish Bank". It was founded 5 October 1871 as Den Danske Landmandsbank, Hypothek- og Vexelbank i Kjøbenhavn. Headquartered in Copenhagen, it is the largest bank in Denmark and a major retail bank in the northern European region with over 5 million retail customers. Danske Bank was number 454 on the Fortune Global 500 list for 2011.
Danzka is a Danish brand of vodka. It is made from Danish wheat, produced and bottled in Denmark, and exported World-wide. Danzka was produced for the first time in 1989, and although the brand is owned by Belvédère SA (France), it is still handled in Denmark by the Danish subsidiary, Belvédère Scandinavia A/S.
DLF is a leading international supplier of grass seed and other crops. The company has its headquarter in Roskilde, Denmark. It works in R&D, production and sales of cool season grass and clover seeds directed towards the major seed consuming areas of the world. The company is owned by 3,200 Danish grass seed growers through DLF AmbA, and employs 844 people in 15 countries. It supplies more than 80 countries of clover and grass seeds for purposes ranging from forage grasses for agriculture to turf grasses for both the professional and private markets. With an estimated world market share of approximately 25% (2014), the group is the world’s largest grass seed company within the breeding, production, sales and marketing of cool season clover and grass seed species. DLF delivers grass seeds for major sport events as Champions League, The World Cup for both men and women and the Olympic Games. DLF is an important supplier of grass seed to the World Cup in Russia in 2018.
DSB, an abbreviation of Danske Statsbaner, is the largest Danish train operating company, and the largest in Scandinavia. While DSB is responsible for passenger train operation on most of the Danish railways, goods transport and railway maintenance are outside its scope. DSB runs a commuter rail system, called the S-train, in the area around the Danish capital, Copenhagen, that connects the different areas and suburbs in the greater metropolitan area. DSB used to operate some trains in Sweden, but has since August 2017 lost all their contracts.
ECCO Sko A/S
ECCO Sko A/S is a Danish shoe manufacturer and retailer founded in 1963 by Karl Toosbuy, in Bredebro, Denmark. The company began with only the production of footwear, but has since expanded into leather production, as well as accessories and small leather goods. ECCO opened its first retail store in Denmark in 1982. ECCO products are sold in 88 countries at 3,060 ECCO shops and shop-in-shops, and at more than 14,000 sales points around the world. The company is family-owned and employs 19,800 people worldwide.
Elwis, Elwis Royal or Elwis Lighting
Elwis, Elwis Royal or Elwis Lighting is a Danish technology company, founded in 1938 by Mogens Wilsbech, which designs and manufactures inspection lighting, handlamps, flashlights and gaskets. It sells products in over 30 countries worldwide. Elwis’ founder, Mogens Wilsbech famously created the first functional fluorescent handlamp, in a workshop near his house in 1953.
FLSmidth & Co. A/S
FLSmidth & Co. A/S is a global engineering company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. With almost 11,700 employees worldwide, it provides global cement and mineral industries with factories, machinery, services and know-how. FLSmidth is listed on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Copenhagen in the C20 index and has offices in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Flying Tiger Copenhagen
Flying Tiger Copenhagen is a Danish variety store or price point retailer chain. Its first store opened in Copenhagen in 1995. The chain now has over 500 stores (2015). Its largest markets are Denmark, the UK, Spain and Italy. Before June 2016, it operated as Tiger in most places, T·G·R in Sweden and Norway, and Flying Tiger in Japan, USA, Belgium and the Netherlands. The chain sells a variety of items, mostly accessories and toys. According to the company's founder, the company had about 39 million customers in 2014. Tiger takes its name from how the Danish pronunciation of the animal name, tiger, sounds roughly the same as the Danish word tier, used to denote a 10 kroner coin; in the first stores in Denmark, all items cost 10 kroner.
Genmab A/S is a Danish biotechnology company, founded in February 1999 by Florian Schönharting, at the time managing director of BankInvest Biomedical venture fund. Genmab is based in Copenhagen. Internationally, it operates through the subsidiaries Genmab BV in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and Genmab, Inc in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. The Company is publicly traded on the NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen A/S.
Georg Jensen A/S
Georg Jensen A/S is a Danish designer company with focus on silverware. It was founded by famed silversmith Georg Jensen in 1904.
Grundfos is a pump manufacturer, based in Denmark, with more than 19,000 employees globally. The annual production of more than 16 million pump units, circulator pumps (UP), submersible pumps (SP), and centrifugal pumps (CR). Grundfos also produces electric motors for the pumps as well as electric motors for separate merchandising. Grundfos develops and sells electronics for controls for pumps and other systems.
Heljan A/S is a Danish model railway company based in Søndersø. Originally specialising in decorations and accessories for model railways, it has now also developed a substantial range of rolling stock. It has diversified into modelling the British scene, and since 2002 have released several OO gauge diesel locomotives, and several O gauge models. British Outline now forms the biggest part of the Heljan business and UK operations are run from Denmark through an agent. In line with other model train companies and to keep costs to a minimum models are manufactured in China.
Hempel A/S is a coatings supplier to the decorative, protective, marine, container, industrial and yacht markets, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company employs more than 5,500 people in over 80 countries, and has factories and R&D centres around the globe.
Hummel International is a sportswear company based in Denmark. The firm was started in 1923 by the German Messmer family in the city of Hamburg. It was taken over in 1956 by Bernhard Weckenbrock, who moved its base to Kevelaer, North Rhine-Westphalia.Hummel currently manufactures apparel for football, Rugby league, futsal, handball, basketball, shinty and volleyball. The company also produces footwear for football and handball.
Hydrema is a dump truck manufacturer based in Støvring, Denmark, founded in 1959. They have specialized in the manufacture of articulated light dump trucks and earth moving equipment. A variety of models are produced, with a payload of up to 20 tonnes. Since the late 1990s they are also producing a mine clearing vehicle. A company subsidiary is operating in Weimar, Germany.
IPtronics was a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Its products include integrated circuits for parallel optical interconnect applications intended for the computer, storage and communication industries. IPtronics' design center is certified by STMicroelectronics, which is also their semiconductor foundry partner. In June 2013, IPtronics was acquired by Mellanox Technologies.
ISS A/S is a Facility Services company founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1901. ISS services include: cleaning services, support services, property services, catering services, security services and facility management services. The ISS Group’s revenue amounted to DKK 79.1 billion in 2017 and ISS has nearly 500,000 employees and activities in approximately 75 countries across Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America and Pacific. More than half of ISS' employees are based in emerging markets.
Jysk A/S is a Danish retail chain, selling household goods such as mattresses, furniture and interior décor. Jysk is the largest Danish retailer operating internationally. In total, the companies have 2,586 stores in 50 countries and over 22,000 employees. The turnover in the financial year 16/17 was 3.36 billion euro.
King's is a Danish brand of cigarettes owned by House of Prince.
Lego is a line of plastic construction toys that are manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark. The company's flagship product, Lego, consists of colourful interlocking plastic bricks accompanying an array of gears, figurines called minifigures, and various other parts. Lego pieces can be assembled and connected in many ways, to construct objects; vehicles, buildings, and working robots. Anything constructed can then be taken apart again, and the pieces used to make other objects.
Leitra is a Danish company and also the name of the velomobile it produces.
H. Lundbeck A/S
H. Lundbeck A/S is a Danish international pharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development, production, marketing, and sale of drugs for the treatment of disorders in the central nervous system (CNS), including depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, epilepsy and insomnia.
Lurpak is a Danish brand of butter owned by the Danish Dairy Board. It is sold in 75 countries worldwide and is best known for its distinctive silver packaging. Lurpak started in 1901 as a combination of several Danish dairy farmers to create a common brand for butter to increase sales. The distinctive logo is based on the 'Lur' an ancient musical instrument. A set of six 'lurs' was found in Denmark at the end of the 18th Century. Despite Arla Foods' partly Swedish origin, the product is not sold in Sweden - possibly because 'lur' also means 'scam' in Swedish slang.
The Mac Baren Tobacco Company
The Mac Baren Tobacco Company is a Danish manufacturer of tobacco products. The company manufactures a range of pipe tobaccos, rolling tobaccos and smokeless tobaccos in their factory in Svendborg.
A.P. Moller–Maersk Group,
A.P. Moller–Maersk Group, also known as Maersk, is a Danish business conglomerate with activities in the transport, logistics and energy sectors. Maersk has been the largest container ship and supply vessel operator in the world since 1996. The company is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, with subsidiaries and offices across 130 countries and around 88,000 employees.
Matas is a Danish based business, founded in 1949, that operates a chain of drug stores across Denmark. The store's motto is "Good Advice Makes the Difference". The chain consists of 295 stores, employs approximately 2,300 people and has an annual revenue of approximately 1.6 billion kr. Matas also sells personal hygiene products and other home goods. The main types of merchandise sold in stores are make-up products and cosmetics, such as hair colouring, lipsticks and rouge. In addition, most, if not all, Matas shops have a chemical department, where one can find both household chemicals and more rare and exotic chemicals for home chemists, in accordance to the drysalter roots of the store. Other things sold by the retailer include: vitamin supplements, herbal remedies, and liquorice root.
Nilfisk is a supplier of professional cleaning equipment in both industrial, commercial and consumer markets. The company is headquartered in Brøndby, Denmark, with sales entities in 45 countries and dealers in more than 100 countries. Nilfisk has manufacturing facilities in various countries. It has approximately 5,800 employees worldwide. The company's core businesses are the supply of industrial and commercial cleaning machines and professional high-pressure cleaning equipment. Nilfisk also markets vacuum cleaners and high-pressure cleaners to consumers. The Nilfisk Group's main global brands are Nilfisk and Viper. The largest regional brands are Advance and Clarke. The company was owned by NKT Holding until late 2017. Nilfisk is a part of the United Nations Global Compact. The company was spun off by NKT Holdings in October 2017 and is now listed as an independent company on Nasdaq Copenhagen.
Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk A/S is a Danish multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Bagsværd, Denmark, with production facilities in eight countries, and affiliates or offices in 75 countries. Novo Nordisk is controlled by majority shareholder Novo Holdings A/S which holds approximately 25% of its shares and a supermajority (75%) of its voting shares.
Peter Heering is a Danish manufacturer of liqueurs, most famous for Heering Cherry Liqueur, a liqueur flavored with cherries which is often referred to simply as Peter Heering or Cherry Heering in cocktail recipes. Heering Cherry Liqueur has been produced since 1818, and the company is purveyor to the Royal Danish Court and to Queen Elizabeth II. It is sold in more than 100 countries. Heering Cherry Liqueur is an ingredient of cocktails including the Singapore Sling, and Blood & Sand.
Prince is a Danish brand of cigarettes owned by House of Prince, which until 2008 was a subsidiary of the Scandinavian Tobacco Company. Today, the company is owned by British American Tobacco.
Royal Greenland A/S
Royal Greenland A/S is a fishing company in Greenland, spun off from Kalaallit Niuerfiat in 1990 but still wholly owned by the Government of Greenland. The company operates in a number of towns and settlements in Greenland, with 20 fish processing plants and ship bases of local subsidiary units. Some of the processing plants were closed between 2007 and 2009. Royal Greenland had an annual net profit of DKK 335 million before tax in 2016.
Scandinavian Airlines, usually known as SAS, is the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, which together form mainland Scandinavia.
Somersby cider is a brand of 4.5% abv cider by Danish brewing company Carlsberg Group. Developed in 2008, it was originally developed for the Danish market, but today has been launched in more than 46 markets, including all of Europe, Nepal, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, Canada and the USA. Of the world's ten biggest cider brands, Somersby was the one that grew most in 2012.
Stimorol is a brand of chewing gum originally produced by the Danish company Dandy. The privately owned company was founded by Holger Sørensen in 1915 in Vejle, Denmark as Vejle Caramel- og Tabletfabrik, later renamed Dansk Tyggegummifabrik A/S. It is one of the world's largest producers of chewing gum.
TDC A/S or TDC Group
TDC A/S or TDC Group is a Danish telecommunications company dating back to 1879. TDC Group is the largest telecommunications company in Denmark. The company's headquarters are located in Copenhagen.
Telavox was a Danish manufacturer of loudspeakers, radios and televisions established in 1924 by Clemen Jørgensen in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company was from 1929 based in Vanløse. It was acquired by To-R in 1952.
Toms International produces chocolate, liquorice and sugar confectionery in Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. "Toms employs 1,200 - 1,700 employees depending on season and annually produces 50,000 tons of chocolate and sugar confectionery."
Tuborg is a Danish brewing company founded in 1873 on a harbour in Hellerup, an area North of Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 1970 it has been part of the Carlsberg Group. The famous Tuborg pilsner was brewed for the first time in 1880.
VELUX is a Danish manufacturing company that specializes in roof windows and skylights. The company is headquartered in Hørsholm, Denmark.
Vestas Wind Systems A/S
Vestas Wind Systems A/S is a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines. It was founded in 1945, and as of 2013, it is the largest wind turbine company in the world. The company operates manufacturing plants in Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, Romania, the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Australia, China, and the United States, and employs more than 21,000 people globally.
Widex A/S is the world’s sixth largest hearing aid manufacturer. In close collaboration with international audiological researchers and specialists, the company has developed a wide range of digital hearing aids, including the world's first 100% digital in-the-ear hearing aid in 1995.
Made in Denmark. Certification
All the brands that have the “Made in Denmark” label went through two-staged system of labelling in REC