Danone and Microsoft partner to accelerate adoption of AI in the food industry

FRANCE – Danone and Microsoft have partnered in an artificial intelligence (AI) program dubbed ‘AI Factory For AgriFood’ that seeks to support sustainable food and regenerative agriculture in France. The AI Factory For AgriFood is […]

Circulate Capital launches US$106m fund to address Asia’s ocean plastic crisis

ASIA – Singapore-based venture capital firm Circulate Capital, with founding investors and partners PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Dow, Danone, Unilever, The Coca-Cola Company has launched the US$106 million Circulate Capital Ocean Fund. The fund, touted […]

Danone’s third quarter sales climb to US$7.13bn boosted by Chinese market

FRANCE – Danone posted a 3% increase in like-for like sales to €6.42 billion (US$7.13bn) in its third quarter ending September 2019 boosted by the performance of its baby food products in China. While value […]

Danone and FAO team up to foster sustainable diets and food systems

ITALY – Danone, owner of iconic brands such as Dumex and Aptamil has agreed to work together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to improve global nutrition and food safety […]

Nestlé, Danone among firms recognized for leadership in sustainability by UN Global Compact

USA – Nestlé, Danone and Unilever have been named as Global Compact LEAD companies for their ongoing commitment to the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and its Ten principles for responsible business. Nestlé joined the […]

Danone to produce bio dairy products at Romanian factory after US$3.3m investment

ROMANIA – French dairy group Danone has invested €3 million (US$3.3m) in setting up a new product line at its Bucharest factory, southern Romania that will see the company introduce bio dairy products in the […]

DanoneAQUA partners with Re-Pal in promoting a circular packaging economy in Indonesia

INDONESIA – Danone-AQUA, the bottled water unit of Danone in Indonesia has partnered with plastic recycling company, Re-Pal Indonesia for the development of plastic pallets made from AQUA label. To strengthen the collaboration, the companies […]

Danone’s Nutricia debuts first ‘Karicare Toddler Sheep Milk’ formulation

AUSTRALIA – Danone’s Nutricia, global leader in specialised nutrition has launched its first Karicare Toddler Sheep Milk formulation in Australia. Nutricia said that the launch of the product represents “a significant step for the New […]

Danone launches Activia Live Culture Smoothies range in UK

UK – Danone UK has introduced a new range of bottled Live Culture Smoothies to expand its Activa portfolio. Danone has launched two flavours orange fruit and veg & red fruit and veg with each […]

Danone to invest US$26.5m in New Zealand’s Nutricia plant to reduce carbon emissions

NEW ZEELAND – French dairy giant, Danone has unveiled that it will be investing US$26.5 million (NZD40 million) in its Nutricia spray drying plant in New Zealand to help the site achieve carbon neutrality by 2021. According […]