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Danone announces H1 results and shuffles reporting criteria

The reorganization of Danone is central to Danone’s half-year results, which were announced today.

Nestlé holds on to top spot in Rabobank’s global dairy top 20

Each year, Rabobank publishes its survey of the world’s largest 20 dairy companies.

Lactalis buying Stonyfield from Danone for $875m

French dairy company Danone has entered into a binding agreement with fellow-French company Lactalis to sell Stonyfield, one of its US dairy subsidiaries, for a purchase price of $875m.

Danone launches new company signature ‘One Planet. One Health’

Danone has launched a new company signature it says reflects its vision that human health is connected with, and interdependent on, the health of the planet.

EU and China collaborate to combat food fraud

More than 30 partners are part of a project to tackle food safety and authenticity across Europe and China.

Booming plant-based drinks market set for more category innovation

The explosive growth of the dairy alternative drinks market is driven by increased demand from consumers who do not want to fully commit to a plant-based diet but prefer to...

Danone and Abraaj Group expand Fan Milk capacity in Ghana to launch new product

Danone, and investors The Abraaj Group (Abraaj), have added three new production lines to Fan Milk’s factory in Accra, Ghana.

Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group eyes Danone’s Stonyfield in $850m bid

Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., China’s largest dairy manufacturer by retail sales, has made an $850m bid for Danone-owned Stonyfield Farm, producer of organic and Greek yogurt products. ...

April appointments in the dairy industry

DairyReporter presents its monthly round-up of new appointments from the dairy industry.

Danone looks to growth through WhiteWave acquisition

Danone has published its first quarter results, and forecast improvements due to completion of the WhiteWave acquisition.

Dubai enlists Nutricia for grassroots infant healthy-eating initiative

Dubai health officials have called on Danone’s infant nutrition brand to support its drive to persuade parents to adopt health eating habits for their toddlers.

Dannon attacks ‘daisy-chained’ logic in all-natural lawsuit over GM feed and dairy products

Should brands making dairy products from cows that may have consumed GM feed be allowed to market their wares as ‘all natural’? Absolutely, insisted Dannon in court papers filed this...

Danone completes acquisition of WhiteWave to create DanoneWave

Danone has completed its acquisition of WhiteWave.

Dannon awards $50K for yogurt, probiotics & gut microbiome research

The effects of probiotics during breastfeeding and how to identify unique chemical signatures to elucidate the benefits of probiotic yogurt are the two research projects on the receiving end of...

Chobani beats Yoplait in sales and market share as Dannon takes No. 1 spot in US yogurt market

Yoplait has been surpassed in the US yogurt market by privately-owned Greek yogurt maker Chobani, with Dannon representing the top yogurt brand in the US with a 34% market share.

foodwatch tackles ‘misleading’ Danonino packaging

Danone’s Danonino fromage blanc product is coming under fire in France from foodwatch, which says that its packaging is misleading as it shows an image of fruit when the product...

No issues for Danone Chile takeover

Chile’s Fiscalia Nacional Economica (FNE), the country’s competition authority, has said that a takeover of Danone Chile by Watt’s can go ahead.

Transitioning: Danone profits soar by 34% as firm outlines €1bn cost-cutting

A 34% rise in net profits for French dairy and nutrition giant Danone was backed up by the announcement of a €1 billion efficiency program as the firm continues its...

Danone relocating US headquarters

Danone North America confirmed that it will move its headquarters from Greenburgh to White Plains, New York, remaining in the same county of Westchester.

DHA and ARA rule change crucial for Danone’s Indian expansion drive

The decision by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to approve DHA and ARA-enriched infant food was a crucial factor leading to Danone’s ambitious growth plans for...

Dairy companies among FReSH sustainability project founders

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, 25 global companies announced their collaborative commitment to accelerating transformational change in global food systems.

Danone’s Aptamil launched in India as part of nutrition and revenue growth plans

Aptamil, one of Danone’s infant formula brands sold in 45 countries, has been launched in India, with the company saying it plans to produce local supply at the company’s Lalru,...

Danone accelerates global transition to a Circular Economy

Danone has signed up to a three-year partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) to accelerate the global transition to a circular economy.

Danone-Nutricia RCT backs ‘toddler milk’ for improved iron & vitamin D status

Daily consumption of fortified toddler milk helps to improve the nutritional status of children and can reduce deficiencies in iron and vitamin D, a new randomised trial has found.

Probiotic fermented milk may ease GI distress: Danone study

Probiotic fermented milk (PFM) may relieve gastrointestinal discomfort via a modifying effect on the gut microbiota, says British research commissioned by French dairy giant Danone.

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