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Danone wins antitrust approval to buy WhiteWave

Washington | Reuters — French food group Danone has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy U.S. organic food producer WhiteWave Foods, the Justice Department said on Monday. To win approval for the US$10.4 billion deal, Danone agreed to sell its leading U.S. organic yogurt business Stonyfield Farms, the department said. Danone did not immediately reply […] Read more


Danone sales rise as dairy product demand revives

Paris | Reuters — Danone on Tuesday reported stronger than expected first-quarter sales and said it was on track to deliver higher sales and profits this year despite challenging conditions in Brazil and Russia. The world’s largest yogurt maker, whose brands include Actimel and Activia, reported a 3.5 per cent increase in first-quarter like-for-like revenue, […] Read more