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Danone launches €1 billion efficiency programme

Danone has launched a €1 billion efficiency programme. CEO Emmanuel Faber notes, “While we delivered a robust performance in 2016, the challenges we faced, including a slower turnaround of dairy in Europe and major market volatility, are a clear case to step up in our ability to seize consumer opportunities and improve our efficiency.

Morf named at Emmi Group

Thomas Morf will become chief marketing officer for the Swiss Emmi Group as of mid June and thereby will also become a member of the group’s executive board.

Belgian business must go for Danone

French dairy giant Danone must sell its Belgian toddler milk business in order to satisfy European regulators in its bid to buy US-based WhiteWave Foods, makers of Alpro soya products, according to news reports.

Say premium cheese

One of the top trends predicted for the next year by Julian Melletin of New Nutrition Business is that more people will say yes to cheese in many formats, particularly as snacking becomes more of a common event.

Greek yogurt dispute

In Austria the association for consumer protection VKI (Verein für Konsumentschutz) has brought an injunction against Danone due to the presentation of the yogurt “Oikos Greek”.

Danone buys Whitewave in US

Danone and The WhiteWave Foods Company in the US have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Danone will acquire WhiteWave for $56.25 per share in an all-cash transaction

Growth and UHT

The news that UHT is set to grow by 12.8% by 2019, according to new research from Persistence Market Research, is good for dairy in general.

Dairy sector teams up to tackle food fraud

A symposium held as part of the ISO/IDF analytical week being held in Copenhagen, Denmark has highlighted the value of collaboration in defending the food chain from food fraud.

What’s trending now

When I went over to a friend’s house recently, he couldn’t wait to show us the delights of his halogen oven.

Uszko CEO at Müller Germany

Theo Müller Group in Germany has appointed Frank Uszko as CEO of the German business unit for Müller as of 1 February. He is responsible in Germany for the dairy brands Müller and Weihenstephan.

Danone’s Netherlands Nutricia plant

Danone is to upgrade the facility for its international Early Life Nutrition brands with several production lines, having employed GEA for the project.

Dairy fat is back

European dairy must tell consumers the good news about full-fat dairy, says Julian Mellentin.