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    1. May 18, 2016

      Let’s do lunch

      Some thrive on the traditional power lunch; some enjoy going blank over a solitary sandwich. But now Marie Schneegans,...

    2. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Danone Q1 sales hit by EM forex

      Yoghurt maker Danone said a recovery begun in 2015 continued in the first quarter with sales up on the back of...

    1. April 3, 2016

      Emmanuel Faber, Danone CEO: on the alert for blind spots

      Emmanuel Faber does not like the way the global food industry is going. He considers “a major risk” the fact that just...

    2. March 16, 2016

      Boards should learn from Sharapova

      Watching tennis star Maria Sharapova lose many of her sponsorship deals after admitting to taking a banned drug made me...

    3. March 2, 2016

      Spectre of deflation returns to haunt Europe’s food groups

      The eurozone is back in the land of deflation. For European food groups such as Danone, the French yoghurt maker, and...

    4. February 23, 2016

      Danone cuts growth targets as volatile conditions weigh on sector

      Danone has set itself more modest growth targets in anticipation of rising prices for raw materials combined with...

    5. January 3, 2016

      Time to get stoked by the year’s worst corporate guff

      Last year was a ripping one for flannel. I know I say that every year, but 2015 broke all records for obfuscation,...

    6. October 19, 2015

      Danone: milking it

      Danone has bet on emerging markets as enthusiastically as any rival. Its businesses in Brazil, China and Russia have...

    7. October 19, 2015

      Danone beats expectations as baby food boosts sales

      Strong sales of baby food helped Danone report better than expected revenue during the third quarter even as the French...

    8. July 24, 2015

      Danone: favoured child

      Pity the unloved child. On Friday, French food company Danone said that it intends to sell its Chinese infant formula...

    9. July 24, 2015

      Danone set to sell Dumex in China dairy strategy shift

      Danone plans to sell its Dumex Chinese baby formula unit to Yashili International Holdings in exchange for a bigger...

    10. May 10, 2015

      Activist shareholders lead new French revolution of pay excess

      Three years after the UK’s “shareholder spring” inspired a rash of investor protests against excessive executive pay,...

    11. May 10, 2015

      Bottled water flies off shelves as fizzy drinks go flat

      Amid retailers’ displays of ever-more exotic soft drinks — ranging from coconut water to lime and cardamom or...

    12. April 20, 2015

      Packaged foods: increased appetite

      The central aisles of a supermarket are dull even by the soul-destroying standards of big-store retail. So it is...

    13. March 26, 2015

      Mengniu: washed white

      It is not easy to come back from a scandal involving sick infants; nor should it be. When Chinese milk producer Sanlu...

    14. February 20, 2015

      Danone pessimistic about prospects for organic growth

      Danone has forecast organic sales growth of no more than 5 per cent this year and only “slight growth” in operating...

    15. January 14, 2015

      Profit warning sours China milk outlook

      Yashili Holdings, the Chinese infant formula maker part-owned by Danone, has warned full-year profits will fall by...

    16. December 21, 2014

      Drinks companies shaken by rouble turmoil

      Economic turmoil in Russia could lead to double-digit downgrades at leading drinks companies as the collapse of the...

    17. December 12, 2014

      Danone to keep medical nutrition business

      Danone says it will keep its medical nutrition division after months of speculation that Europe’s largest dairy...

    18. November 30, 2014

      Danone and PepsiCo targeted in Russia crackdown

      Danone and PepsiCo have become the latest victims of Moscow’s crackdown on western companies after Russia’s...

    19. November 27, 2014

      Yakult tumbles after Danone said to be considering stake sale

      Shares in Japan’s Yakult fell as much as 10 per cent following a report that France’s Danone was considering unloading...

    20. November 5, 2014

      Drinks groups lose some fizz in Indonesia

      With a fast-growing middle class and half its population of 250m under 30 years of age, Indonesia has become a crucial...

    21. October 31, 2014

      Danone pushes deeper into China dairy market

      Danone is pushing further into China’s dairy market with a $550m investment in Yashili, the infant formula provider, in...

    22. October 15, 2014

      Danone revenues bounce back on revitalised Asian formula sales

      Danone benefited from a vigorous recovery in infant formula sales in Asia which gave it stronger-than-expected...

    23. October 3, 2014

      Danone looks to sell nutrition unit to Fresenius in €3bn deal

      Danone, the French yoghurt company, is in advanced talks to sell its medical nutrition unit to German healthcare group...

    24. September 2, 2014

      Danone chief Riboud splits leadership role

      Franck Riboud, Danone’s chairman and chief executive, is to split his role after 18 years at the helm of the French...

    25. August 27, 2014

      Milk supplier Fonterra moves to broaden China footprint

      Fonterra, the world’s biggest milk supplier, is tying up with one of China’s biggest infant formula makers as part of a...

    26. August 15, 2014

      The Diary: Jonathan Eley

      I’m clinging to a tree trunk, some 30 feet up. It’s hot, and humid. My feet are on pegs barely an inch wide. A harness...

    27. beyondbrics

      August 6, 2014

      Launching in India not difficult, says UK's Britvic

      Britvic, the British drinks maker, launched its Robinsons Fruit Shoot children’s drink in India on Wednesday with a...

    28. July 28, 2014

      Drugmakers juggle non-core assets

      Reckitt Benckiser’s planned spin-off of its pharmaceuticals division adds to a dizzying range of deals in the...

    29. July 27, 2014

      Hospira in talks to buy Danone medical nutrition arm

      Danone, the French consumer group, is in talks to sell its medical nutrition business to US rival Hospira in a deal...

    30. July 25, 2014

      Danone profits hit by high milk prices and strong euro

      Danone, the French dairy producer, reported a 20 per cent fall in first-half operating profit as the group battled high...

    31. June 6, 2014

      KKR buys into China pork producer

      Just a month after weak demand forced pork producer WH Group to pull its planned $2bn listing, international investors...

    32. May 19, 2014

      Food groups under fire from Oxfam over carbon emissions

      The world’s 10 biggest food companies emit more greenhouse gases than the whole of Scandinavia but are failing to...

    33. May 13, 2014

      Danone in talks over medical nutrition sale

      Danone is in talks with Nestlé and other potential buyers over the disposal of most of its medical nutrition division,...

    34. April 23, 2014

      Social Intrapreneurism and All That Jazz

      Social Intrapreneurism and All That Jazz: How business innovators are helping to build a more sustainable world, by...

    35. March 3, 2014

      ‘White gold’ turns New Zealand into the ‘Saudi Arabia of milk’

      slideshow It was once derided as a country with 20 sheep for every person. But it is now cows that rule resplendent as...

    36. February 20, 2014

      Danone: milk but not much honey

      It’s been a case of milk but not much honey for investors in Danone over the past 12 months. Shares in the French...

    37. February 20, 2014

      Danone lowers expectations after annual profit decline

      Danone, the world’s biggest yoghurt maker by sales, has lowered expectations over the likely pace of recovery this year...

    38. beyondbrics

      February 13, 2014

      Old out, new in: China market gets a shake up

      Consumer stocks are in and heavy industry is out in a shake up of the two most important equity indices listed in Hong...

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