List of cooperatives

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This is a list of notable co-operative enterprises by country. Co-operatives are business organizations owned and operated by a group of individuals for their mutual benefit.[1] For a list of Co-operative Federations, please see List of co-operative federations.

Africa[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Asia[edit]

India[edit]

Japan[edit]

  • Co-op Kobe (Japanese: コープこうべ), officially known as Consumer Co-operative Kobe, is a Kobe, Japan-based consumers' cooperative. It is the largest retail cooperative in Japan and, with over 1.2 million members, is one of the largest cooperatives in the world.

Philippines[edit]

Europe[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Scandinavia[edit]

  • Coop Norden (Coop Nordic) was a joint Scandinavian purchasing company that in 2007 dissolved and devolved to the constituent national cooperatives.[4]

Spain[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man[edit]

Middle East[edit]

Israel[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Alberta[edit]

British Columbia[edit]

Manitoba[edit]

New Brunswick[edit]

Ontario[edit]

Quebec[edit]

Saskatchewan[edit]

United States[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ O'Sullivan, Arthur; Steven M. Sheffrin (2003). Economics: Principles in action. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458: Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-063085-3.
  2. ^ http://www.stima-sacco.com/index.php/about-stima-sacco/profile
  3. ^ https://unsacco.org
  4. ^ Cooperatives Europe - Coop Norden focuses its pan-Nordic operations on purchasing
  5. ^ http://www.suma.coop
  6. ^ http://www.coopatlantic.ca/
  7. ^ http://www.trec.on.ca
  8. ^ http://www.ghi.coop/
  9. ^ http://www.greenbeltnewsreview.com/
  10. ^ http://www.icc.coop
  11. ^ http://www.nrucfc.coop/
  12. ^ http://www.newdealcafe.com/
  13. ^ http://www.nmefcu.org/
  14. ^ http://www.rei.com/
  15. ^ http://www.rapidancamps.org/
  16. ^ http://www.theunioncreditunion.com/
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2004-01-13. Retrieved 2009-03-05.
  18. ^ "Japanese firm readies bid for Dairy Farmers". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2008-08-26.
  19. ^ "National Foods to acquire Dairy Farmers for $910 million" (Press release). Dairy Farmers Limited. 2008-08-25. Archived from the original on 2008-08-28. Retrieved 2008-09-28.