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The impact of sustainability on food M&A

How Danone’s “manifesto” is shaping its corporate activity – just-food interview, part two

How Danone’s “manifesto” is shaping its corporate activity – just-food interview, part two

Danone has, in recent years, underwhelmed parts of the investment community, with complaints about its margins or the performance of its fresh dairy business. Broadly, sentiment among analysts at least has improved in recent quarters, although there remain whispers Danone could be the next target of activist investors. Nevertheless, Danone’s recent corporate moves have highlighted the company’s interest in areas of health and sustainability. Dean Best spoke to Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber to find out more.