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Franck Riboud to step down as Danone CEO after 18 years

Danone patriarch Franck Riboud has stepped down as CEO of the French dairy giant after more than 18 years at the helm.

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Danone waters brand Volvic updates packaging for 'consistent iconic look'

Danone UK brand Volvic is introducing updated packaging across its four bottled waters ranges to give a 'more consistent, iconic look'.

Datalogic to supply packaging machine sensors for SMI Group

SMI Group has partnered with Datalogic to integrate its sensors in its bottling and packaging machines, which are delivered to F&B corporations including Carlsberg, Coca Cola, Danone, Heinz and Nestlè. ...

Starbucks tests new ‘Evolution Fresh Cold-Pressed Juice Smoothie inspired by Dannon’ in San Jose & St Louis

Starbucks-owned brand Evolution Fresh is test marketing a new range of co-branded smoothies made with cold pressed, high pressure processed juice and Dannon Greek yogurt in 200 Starbucks stores in...

Investment from Swire, The Coca-Cola Company, Danone and ALPLA

Avantium closes $50m deal to create 100% PEF bottle

Avantium has closed a financing round of $50m from a consortium including Swire Pacific, The Coca-Cola Company, DANONE, ALPLA, and existing shareholders to advancing PEF packaging material.

GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE 2014

Danone: How will we feed 9bn people?

A Danone France leader says providing a growing planet with a safe, sufficient food supply down the road is a challenge the industry must meet now.

Gutsy ambition for GoodBelly! Probiotic drinks brand eyes $50m US sales

GoodBelly Juice co-founder Todd Beckman says the novel drinks is targeting $50m in retail sales within the next 18 months as US consumer awareness of probiotic benefits grows.

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Avantium to file food contact PEF claim by end of year

Avantium is to file a food contact application for the use of its biobased polymer in the next step of its partnership with Coca-Cola, Danone and ALPLA.  

The Coca-Cola Company & WWF support BFA

Nestlé, Danone, Unilever, form plant-based bioplastics alliance

Nestlé has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven consumer firms to promote the development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.

dispatches from K Show 2013

Green PE growing in food packaging - Braskem

Green polyethylene (PE) is growing with Tetra Pak, General Mills and Danone adopting the technology but is not yet at full capacity, according to Braskem.

Coke Misses Cut in Forbes List: Top 10 Most Innovative Beverage Firms

There’s no place for Coke in the Forbes 2013 list of The World’s Top 100 Most Innovative Companies, with Starbucks leading the beverage pack above Pernod Ricard and Beam Inc.

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Danone launches new US bottle design for Evian

Danone Waters North America has redesigned its Evian Natural Spring Water bottle for the first time in 14 years, as it attempts to create a ‘new connection’ with US consumers...

Spirits Europe DG expects ECJ to resolve alcohol unit pricing acrimony

The director general of spiritsEUROPE, Paul Skehan, tells BeverageDaily.com that he expects the row over minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol to reach the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

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Danone on Sirma bottled water buy: 'Turkey is a strategic region'

Danone has signed an agreement to buy a 50.1% controlling stake in Turkish bottled water player Sirma, and said that Turkey was a 'strategic country' for its waters division.

MINTEL PREDICTS STRONG US GROWTH FOR HEALTHY KIDS YOGURT DRINKS

Dannon took two years to win 25% Danimals Smoothies sugar cut

Dairy giant Dannon (Danone) says it spent two years reformulating its Danimals Smoothies for kids in the US to achieve a 25% sugar reduction, as Mintel predicts strong growth for...

PepsiCo outstrips Coke in global nutritional stakes: ATNI report

PepsiCo has the jump on The Coca-Cola Company in the newly released Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) that ranks 25 large food and beverage firms in terms of nutrition-related performance globally.

Oxfam thanks food industry for ‘bland’ and ‘complacent’ response to damning CSR report

Oxfam will step up its campaign to improve the treatment of people and resources that form part of the supply chain of the world’s biggest food conglomerates, after it cast...

Editor’s blog

Which 2 global health brands grew by $1bn in 2012?

Something probiotic? Omega-3? A diet cola? Nope. 

Coke and Pepsi shifting bottling assets to build brands in 2013: Rabobank analyst

The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo are looking to shift bottling assets onto strong franchise partners in order to refocus in house efforts on brand building and marketing.

Danone juice JV with Chiquita dogged by ‘mismanagement’: Industry source

With rumors emerging that Danone is selling its 51% stake in its fruit juice JV with Chuiquita Brands International, one industry source told BeverageDaily.com that the French firm was likely...

IMPORTANT TRADE BODY ATTACKS VIDEO FOR 'INACCURACIES' IN OPEN LETTER

IBWA hits back at 'factually incorrect' video attacking bottled water

After BeverageDaily.com published a story from a US pressure group this morning alleging that high US bottled water consumption had a hidden cost, we received the following response from the...

EFBW challenges video savaging $11.7bn bottled water ‘bad habit’

The European Federation of Bottled Water (EFBW) strongly denies that bottled water has hidden costs for human health and the environment, after a US pressure group urged consumers to kick...

Still waters can run deep and take on carbonates - Danone Waters UK MD

Consumer tastes are changing, and they are keen to sample alternatives to carbonates and plain waters, such as waters with a higher fruit juice content, Danone Waters' UK & Ireland...

Danone mineral water brand Evian fails Chinese entry inspection

Danone mineral water brand Evian has failed another entry inspection in China due to unacceptably high nitrite levels, according to local media reports.

Dragon Rouge seizes 'pressing need' to reposition Danone Actimel

Design agency Dragon Rouge has redesigned the UK packaging for Danone's Actimel yogurt drink in the country, citing a 'pressing need and opportunity' to reposition the brand.

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