French food giant Groupe Danone has reported consolidated sales of €3,583m for its Q1 2002, a 4.7% increase year on year compared to the €3,423m for the Q1 2001. Danone said that at constant scope of consolidation and exchange rates, group sales increased by 4.1%. Changes in the scope of consolidation had a positive impact of +1.8% and changes in the exchange rates had a negative impact of -1.2%. This 4.1% sales growth is derived from volume for +2.6% and from value for +1.5%.