Danone Reports 5.9% Growth In Sales In H1 2012

27.07.12 News

New full-year targets for 2012 confirmed are as follows:

FRANCE: Danone to "fight" for southern Europe

20.06.12 News

Danone has indicated its decision to "fight" for market share in southern Europe - and in Spain in particular - is one of the primary reasons that it has lowered its margins outlook for 2012.

In a regulatory announcement on 19 June, Danone dropped its margin forecast for the financial year from "stable" to "down 50 basis points".

Speaking during a conference call with analysts, CEO Pierre-Andre Terisse said rising unemployment was hitting consumer confidence in Spain, a market that accounts for about 7% of group sales.

USA: Two Teamster union wins on the same day

01.06.12 News

Workers at the Stonyfield plant, partly owned by Danone, in Antioch California voted in favour of Teamsters representation on May 31 and will start bargaining for a first contract shortly.

Danone Eyeing Latam Assets Post Nestle-Pfizer Deal

01.06.12 News

Danone will look at assets Nestle may need to sell to get its baby food deal with Pfizer cleared, as the French food group is keen to expand in baby milk in Latin America, mainly Mexico, and catch up with its Swiss rival.

Danone, world No. 2 in baby food, lost out to market leader Nestle in April when it bought U.S. drugmaker Pfizer's brands for $11.85 billion and secure dominance of fast-growing emerging markets.

2012 Annual General Meeting of Danone

03.05.12 News

Danone's shareholders voted in favour of all resolutions during the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) that was held on April 26, 2012.

61,01% of Danone's outstanding total share capital was present or represented at the AGM.

IUF/DANONE New Agreement on Health, Safety, Working Conditions and Stress

14.10.11 News

We are pleased to announce that a new agreement on Health, Safety, Working Conditions and Stress has been signed between IUF General Secretary Ron Oswald and Danone CEO Frank Riboud in Paris.

Danone Ecosystem Fund

15.06.11 News

The IUF general secretary sits on the advisory board of Danone Ecosystem Fund initiative. Therefore please find the latest newsletter of Danone Ecosystem Fund for your information.

Danone signs an agreement to acquire YoCream

24.11.10 News

Danone has signed an agreement to acquire YoCream, the leading producer of frozen yogurt in the United States, for US$103 million.

Mass dismissal of contract workers and political repression at Schreiber-Dynamix Dairies India

28.05.10 News

When the US-based Schreiber Foods Inc acquired a 51 per cent stake in Dynamix Dairy Industries in 2004, one of India’s most advanced milk processing plants was transformed into a global company.

Minutes of the Danone CIC Meeting, 12-14 October 2009

01.02.10 blog

The Danone Comittee for Information and Consultation (CIC) met on October 12, 13 and 14, 2009 at the ILO in Geneva. Click here for the meeting report.



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