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Focus: Danone CEO Faber puts stamp on business

Danone today (12 December) made a series of announcements, including a division to focus on Africa, an update on the future of the company's...

Comment: Danone, PepsiCo caught in Russia backlash

For US and European companies exporting products to Russia, the operating environment has been challenging to say the least. Recent comments...

Deal or no deal: Should Danone buy Mead Johnson?

Rumours linking Danone to Mead Johnson have periodically surfaced over the past five years. Much of the rationale justifying such a signific...

Focus: Will Danone return to growth in dairy?

Danone has faced myriad issues at its fresh dairies business. The group has been squeezed by weak consumer sentiment in its largest markets,...

Latest Interviews

Powerful Yogurt pushes on as protein fight deepens 7 Nov 2014

Dean Best

In 2012, around the height of the Greek yoghurt boom in the US, Powerful Yoghurt launched with a high-protein product tailored for men. The business has carved out a foothold in a tough market, one that has become more competitive as consumer demand for protein-enriched foods rises. Dean Best caught up with Powerful Yogurt founder and CEO Carlos Ramirez to find out how the company is faring.


SIAL 2014: Greek yoghurt firm Fage targets Europe 22 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Greek dairy manufacturer Fage is eyeing growth in Europe as the Greek yoghurt craze in the US loses steam. Katy Askew caught up with the company at the SIAL exhibition in Paris to find out more.

Latest News

Lifeway Foods CEO denies sale talks 20 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Lifeway Foods CEO Julie Smolyansky has told just-food the US cultured dairy products maker is not in discussions to sell the business.


Food industry news of week: Marfrig, Cadbury 16 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Brazil-based food giant Marfrig announced the surprise resignation of CEO Sergio Rial this week after just a year in the position. Another chief executive is to go at UK retailer Morrisons, with its board believing its best chance to return to growth is without Dalton Philips.


Food industry quotes of week: First Milk, Marfrig 16 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

UK dairy co-operative First Milk was this week forced to come out and calm fears over its financial position after announcing it would delay payments to farmers. Staying in the UK, Morrisons announced chief executive Dalton Philips would leave as the UK grocer battles to reignite sales. And Brazil-based food giant Marfrig revealed its CEO had resigned from the business.


Danone adds protein shakes to US range 15 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Danone has launched a range of protein shakes in the US, the French group's latest move to drive sales in the market through NPD.


Yashili warns 2014 profits will plunge 40% 14 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Yashili International Holdings, the listed Chinese infant formula company in which Mengniu and Danone hold sizeable stakes, has warned that it now expects a 40% decline in profit for 2014.

Latest blogs

Danone to up stake in Moroccan dairy Centrale Laitière 3 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Danone announced this afternoon (3 November) it would buy more shares in Centrale Laitière, taking its stake in the Moroccan business from 69.1% to 90.9%.


Danone reveals baby formula supply issues in Australia and NZ 24 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

The true impact of the Fonterra milk scare and the subsequent recall looks like it is surfacing, after Danone's subsidiary Nutricia announced a supply shortage in Australia and New Zealand.

Company research

Danone SA - Strategy and SWOT Report

Danone SA - Strategy and SWOT Report

Danone SA - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and...

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Danone S.A. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Danone S.A. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & A

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Danone France SA in Packaged Food (France)

Danone France SA in Packaged Food (France)

Danone is the number two French dairy company and it owes its status to a portfolio of world known and strong brands, including Danone and Activia. Danone is very well positioned to take advantage of...

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