Eleven dairies, including Danone, Nestlé and Lactalis, have been fined nearly €90m for allegedly colluding on the price paid to Spanish farmers for raw milk.
With economic conditions expected to "remain difficult and unstable" in 2015, Danone has forecast organic sales growth of no more than 5% for the year ahead.
Danone has moved to patent a design for a two-compartment intended for semi-liquid dairy products such as yogurts that is easier to open and suited to multipack production.
The secretary general of a leading probiotic association has launched a stinging attack on the European Union health claims regime she said is discriminatory, confusing and shameful.
Probiotic supplementation may be useful in preventing insulin resistance caused by excessive consumption of high-fat foods, according to industry-backed research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Europe’s three biggest probiotic groups have united behind a new European chapter of the International Probiotics Association (IPA) to deal with the “critical” 6-year regulatory imbroglio that has seen an EU-wide...
The Dannon Company has launched a low-fat protein shake for the "struggling dieter" under its existing Light & Fit yogurt brand.
US probiotic market growth has been bolstered by big media investment, something yet to be seen in the EU, according to the Swedish firm Probi which just secured its largest...
Emsur has opened its first US production facility after seeing a growing demand for its yoghurts and desserts outside of Europe.
Dannon is attempting to revitalize the Greek yogurt category with a new high-protein Greek yogurt sweetened with stevia “that appeals equally to both men and women”.
After months of speculation, French dairy giant Danone has announced it does not plan to sell its medical nutrition business.
Russian claims about the quality of Danone and PepsiCo dairy products are not the result of an industry association power struggle, says the National Dairy Producers Union (SOYUZMOLOKO)....
Coveris Rigid Poland has launched its DuoSmart cups in Ukraine to target the dairy and processed foods sector, but admits it was a courageous decision to invest there given the...
Danone and PepsiCo have countered claims by the Russian Minister of Agriculture that dairy products they manufacture in the country are adulterated.
French dairy giant Danone has declined to comment on reports it is weighing up the sale of its 20% stake in Yakult.
Probiota 2015 will return to Amsterdam next February, where global prebiotic, probiotic and microbiota focused industries and researchers will come together to bridge the gap between cutting edge science and business strategy....
Danone has agreed to sell its Indonesia fresh dairy business to local food and beverage firm Indofood (ICBP) for a reported 250bn Indonesian Rupiah (US$20.5m, €16.4m).
French dairy giant Danone has completed a €180m (US$224m) four-year expansion of its Irish infant formula production capabilities.
Danone has declined to comment on reports it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in its medical nutrition business.
An attempt by Danone to restart its stalled botulism scare damages suit against Fonterra in New Zealand has been rejected.
French dairy Danone has agreed to acquire a 25% stake in Chinese infant formula firm Yashili International for HK$4.389bn (US$565m, €450m).
Massey University will be the site of the New Zealand Government’s Food Safety Science and Research Centre planned to open in mid-2015.
A newly established scientific committee are set to assess cutting edge research for the Probiota 2015 Scientific Frontiers poster session. Don’t miss your chance to present as entries close on...
Danone has sealed a deal with Philippine food and beverage firm Universal Robina Corporation (URC) to establish a joint venture to manufacture beverages in the country.
French dairy giant Danone has rubbished reports it has targeted US infant formula manufacturer Mead Johnson Nutrition for acquisition.