Danone Institute North America Offers Training to Boost Local Efforts Toward More Sustainable Food Systems

Danone Institute North America, a not-for-profit established by Danone North America, recently hosted an in-person training program for grant winners from its “One Planet. One Health” Initiative. This initiative promotes resilient and sustainable local food systems by awarding five teams from the US and Canada with $30,000 USD to develop and execute their community-based sustainability projects and sponsoring their participation in a sustainability-focused training in Boulder, CO.

Danone’s Horizon Organic Goes Global With Grovara’s B2B Wholesale Marketplace

April 8, 2022 Horizon Organic

Grovara, the easy global wholesale experience, has partnered with Horizon Organic® to establish overseas distribution markets for the #1 organic dairy brand in the U.S.

A Commitment to Growing Research: Danone North America Celebrates a Decade of Fellowship Grants for Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotic Studies

January 5, 2022 Danone North America

For its 10th year in a row, Danone North America is proud to announce it will award two graduate students $25,000 each for conducting research to further study the role of the gut microbiome, yogurt and probiotics for human health. Scientists in the field have found that the microbial community, or microbiome of the gut affects not only gastrointestinal health, but has links to the brain, immune system and even our circadian clocks.1 The fitness of the gut microbiome has also been associated with certain chronic disease risk, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.  

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.