Danone Institute North America Awards $160,000 to Five Teams to Advance Stronger and More Sustainable Food Systems

Danone Institute North America, a not-for-profit established by Danone North America, today announced the five winning teams of the “One Planet. One Health” Initiative – a grant program that promotes resilient and sustainable local food systems. Each of the five teams will receive $30,000 USD in grant funds to develop and execute their community-based projects that will impact five distinct communities in the United States and Canada: Edmonton, Alberta; Lincoln City, Oregon; Nanaimo, British Columbia; New York City; and San Luis Obispo County, California.

Danone Introducing Plant-based “Dairy-Like” Segment for Reluctant Dairy Fans

September 29, 2021 Danone

Applying its expertise in both dairy and plant-based beverages (via Silk and So Delicious Dairy Free), Danone’s experts deconstructed beloved dairy attributes and sensory experience (including “mouthfeel”) and then recreated them by blending a mix of familiar, high-quality plant-based ingredients. The result is a new plant-based “Dairy-Like” segment of plant-based products that don’t taste like any specific plant-based ingredient (almond, oat, soy, etc.) and are so rich and creamy, fans won’t miss dairy.

Danone Rebrands Oikos Greek Yogurt as Workers Get Ready to ‘Grab and Go’ on the Way Into the Office

July 6, 2021 Amelia Lucas, CNBC

Oikos Greek yogurt is starting off this summer with a new look and formula as Danone North America aims to reignite the category.

Danone Canada Recertifies as B Corp With Enhanced Score

June 8, 2021 Danone Canada

Danone Canada, one of the country’s leading food and beverage companies, is proud to announce that it has been recertified as a B CorpTM – with an increased score from three years ago.

Danone to name Barry Callebaut’s Saint-Affrique as CEO on Monday -report

May 20, 2021 Reuters

De Saint-Affrique announced on April 22 he was stepping down from Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut at the end of August, sparking speculation he would be a top candidate to take over at Danone.