Danone

Danone's plant in Brazil. Pic: Danone

Danone sales up in third quarter

By Jim Cornall

Danone saw third quarter sales of €6.158bn ($7.18bn), up 5.8% on the previous year’s third quarter.

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Stonyfield steps in for Northeast milk producers

By Jim Cornall

Organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Organic has announced plans to help save at-risk Northeast organic family farms by inviting some farms into their direct supply program during the coming months.

A new survey shows some probiotics myth-busting is necessary. Pic: Getty Images/tupungato

Danone looks to bust microbiome myths

By Jim Cornall

Products claiming to improve gut health are flying off shelves, yet many fail to live up to their claims and consumers are confused on how to evaluate what they see on the label, suggests a new national survey from Danone North America.

Dairy Dialog podcast 142: Danone, Formo, PACCOR

Dairy Dialog podcast 142: Danone, Formo, PACCOR

By Jim Cornall

We have conversations with Oscar Zollman Thomas, Formo’s lead researcher; Sumathi Manjunath, digital infrastructure & sustainability director at Danone Specialized Nutrition; and PACCOR CEO, Andreas Schuette.

The Danone facility at Poços de Caldas in Brazil. Pic: Danone

Danone announces certification of specialized nutrition site in Brazil

By Jim Cornall

Danone’s specialized nutrition plant in Poços de Caldas in Brazil, which produces milk formula and medical nutrition products, is the company’s first production site in the world to meet its sustainability goals across three environmental areas of carbon,...

Danone's Wexford facility in Ireland. Pic: Danone

Danone issues Q1 results

By Jim Cornall

Danone has published its first quarter of 2021 statement, which shows consolidated sales stood at €5.7bn, down 3.3% on a like-for-like basis, with a 3.7% decline in volume and a 0.3% increase in value.

Dairy Dialog 128: Danone, Kerry, Veolia

Dairy Dialog podcast 128: Danone, Kerry, Veolia

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have three interviews on the podcast. We have conversations with Shannon Coco, strategic marketing director, food at Kerry North America, and Logan Cisewski, RD&A senior scientist at Kerry; Tim Duret, director of sustainable technology...

The process to recruit a new CEO has been launched and once complete, current chairman and CEO Faber will focus on his role as non-executive chairman.

Danone to split CEO and chairman roles

By Jim Cornall

Following a meeting on March 1, Danone's board of directors reviewed the company’s corporate governance and decided, on a proposal from Emmanuel Faber, to separate the functions of chairman and CEO in the near future.

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Danone adds Follow Your Heart to plant-based portfolio

By Jim Cornall

Global food and beverage company Danone and Earth Island, maker of Follow Your Heart brands, have entered into a share purchase agreement under which Danone will acquire 100% of the shares of Earth Island.

Danone's Wexford facility in Ireland. Pic: Danone

Shareholders go public with letter calling for changes at Danone

By Jim Cornall

Daniel J. O'Keefe, Artisan Global Value Strategy lead portfolio manager, and N. David Samra, Artisan International Value Strategy lead portfolio manager have gone public and sent a letter to Gilles Schnepp, lead independent board member elect at...

Dairy Dialog podcast 119: Danone, Faerch, Too Good To Go

Dairy Dialog podcast 119: Danone, Faerch, Too Good To Go

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have three interviews. We feature conversations with Jamie Crummie, co-founder of Too Good To Go; Mark Tollman, group strategic sales director at Faerch Group; and Miguel Freitas, PhD, nutrition scientist at Danone.

The benefit is now available to all the company’s 5,700 US employees.  Pic: Danone North America

Danone expands parental leave in US

By Jim Cornall

Danone North America, the world’s largest Certified B Corp, has announced it is expanding its gender-neutral Parental Bonding Leave policy to its manufacturing employees, enabling them to take up to 18 weeks’ paid time off after the birth or adoption...