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Co-Op fun facts: Oct. 17, 2022

• The co-op business model is at least 519 years old. The Shore Porters Society in Aberdeen, Scotland claims to have established the world’s first co-operative in 1498.

• There are over one billion co-op members in the world.

• Cooperatives exist in every sector of the economy. Daycares, breweries, community gardens and renewable energy producers are among the endless examples of coope...