Dairy and nutrition firm Danone launched an efficiency plan to save €1bn

Danone launches €1bn cost-saving scheme

By Matt Atherton

French dairy and nutrition company Danone has launched a cost-cutting and efficiency scheme, designed to save €1bn (£850M) by 2020, after its European sales fell 1.4% last year.

Actimel boost for UK green plastics

Actimel boost for UK green plastics

By Paul Gander

Danone Dairies' decision to switch from petroleum-based polyethylene to the same plastic produced from plant-derived bioethanol for its Actimel drinking yogurt bottles signals a major advance for 'green plastics' in UK food and drink.

Not just desserts

Not just desserts

Manufacturers are developing more functionality into their yoghurts to meet today’s polarising consumer demands. Gail Hunt reports


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