Spain: IUF affiliate UGT-FICA calls for end to Danone boycott

08.11.17 News

UGTDanoneThe IUF-affiliated UGT-FICA which represents Danone workers has called for an end to the boycott of Danone goods, prompted by the independence movement in Catalonia. Last month, the region declared independence, which prompted Madrid to impose direct rule.


Danone to expand plant-based beverage site in US

27.10.17 News

Danone plans to invest as much as US$60m to expand its plant-based beverage facility in Rockingham County in the US state of Virginia.

Danone restructures leadership team

22.10.17 News

Danone has adjusted its executive committee structure to “promote
efficient and agile decision-making against a backdrop of fast-moving
industry trends,” the company said. The new streamlined executive
committee will consist of three businesses and two functional leaders
under Mr. Faber’s leadership.

Danone CEO assumes dual leadership role as chairman Riboud steps down

22.10.17 News

Danone veteran Franck Riboud is stepping down as chairman, with Chief
Executive Emmanuel Faber taking on both top roles in a move the French
group said would ensure continuity in its strategy of focusing on the
health-food sector. The change takes effect at the start of December, with Riboud staying on as honorary chairman.

Danone bids to revive ailing Brazil dairy business

22.10.17 News

Danone is reviewing all facets of its dairy business in Brazil in a bid
to try to improve its performance, CFO Cécile Cabanis has said, after
the Activia maker saw a double-digit decline in its sales in the country
during the third quarter.

Danone launches dairy offensive in France

04.10.17 News

Danone has launched a range of fresh dairy products in France in a move
the company hopes will arrest the decline in the category in its
domestic market.

Danone 2016 results: New cost-cutting plan after drop in sales

21.02.17 News

Danone announced a new cost-cutting plan on February 15, at its
full-year group results presentation. The plan, called "Protein", is
aimed at reducing costs by EUR 1 billion by 2020.

New IUF publication: Resisting and Rolling Back Casual & Precarious Employment

10.02.17 News

The IUF has produced a 4-page guide to accompany the IUF-Danone Agreement on Sustainable Employment and Access to Rights

New Zealand Dairy Workers Union continues to organize and grow

03.02.17 News

The IUF affiliate, the NZ Dairy Workers Union, has been successful in
its strategy to organize workers who work for new employers in their
industry and now has members and collective bargaining agreements with
Danone, Yili and Yashili as well as with some new smaller domestic

Turkey: Tekgida-Is signs first agreement at Danone Hayat Waters

26.08.16 News

IUF affiliate Tekgida-Is has signed a collective bargaining agreement with Danone Hayat waters in Turkey. The agreement covers the period January 2016 to December 2017.

IUF affiliate in Malaysia signs first agreement at Danone Dumex

25.04.16 News

The IUF-affiliated Food Industry Employees Union (FIEU) in Malaysia signed the first ever collective bargaining agreement at Danone Dumex on March 16 2016. This came after the concerted effort of FIEU built on the IUF's "Organize, Fight and Win" mandate.

Danone invests in infant formula production in Germany

20.04.16 News

Danone has opened an infant formula processing plant in Germany that will process around 90,000 tonnes of formula – or 150m packs – to be exported to 70 countries worldwide.

IUF and Danone agreement on limiting precarious employment

15.03.16 News

The IUF and the French-based food products transnational Danone have signed a ground-breaking Agreement on Sustainable Employment and Access to Rights built around a joint commitment to promote "permanent, direct employment as an essential foundation for a sustainable business anchored in respect for human rights."

Danone reveals investments in Africa

07.03.16 News

Danone revealed at the end of February 2016 that it has made two transactions in Africa, a continent the French group dubs "a strategic region" for the company.

Danone invests EUR240m in a new infant formula plant in Netherlands

02.12.15 News

Danone has announced an investment of EUR240m (US$255m) that will see it construct a "state-of-the-art" infant formula facility in Cuijk, the Netherlands. The facility will start production in late 2017 and manufacture Danone's early life nutrition brands including Aptamil and Nutrilon for both standard and specialized products.


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