Câmpina is a city in Prahova county, Romania, north of the county seat Ploieşti, located on the main route between Wallachia and Transylvania. Its existence is first attested in a document of 1503. It is situated in the historical region of Muntenia.
Campina can refer to:
- Câmpina, a Romanian city.
- Campina, a Dutch dairy company merged with Royal Friesland foods. The name of the new company is FrieslandCampina.
- Campina GmbH, a German subsidiary of the Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina
- Campina (biome), natural or artificial meadows in Brazil
- Campinarana, open shrubland and savanna in the north of Brazil and in Colombia and Venezuela
The company history starts with many village cooperatives that gradually merged into each other and thus became big regional companies. Campina in its current form was created in 1989 by the merge of two of such regional cooperatives, Melkunie Holland and DMV Campina. After this merger the company was named Campina Melkunie until it dropped the Melkunie part in 2001.
In 2004, Campina and Arla, a Danish dairy cooperative, announced their plan to merge, 1 however this plan was disbanded in April 2005 for undisclosed reasons 2 although plans for other forms of cooperation would still be considered.
On 19 December 2007, Campina and Friesland Foods announced that the companies are exploring the possibility to merge. The EU approved the merger if the two cooperatives sell certain cheese and dairy drink divisions.
Campina is a neotropical ecoregion found in the Amazon region. It refers to vegetation that grows on infertile sandy soil with poor drainage. The term may be used to include open forest, shrubland and meadow, or may be restricted to treeless meadows.