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Danone SA (DANO.PA)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Danone eyes EDP sales growth of over 2 pct in Q2-CFO
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 

April 17 (Reuters) - Danone SA CFO Cecile Cabanis tells analysts::EXPECTS ESSENTIAL DAIRY AND PLANT BASED BUSINESS SALES GROWTH TO REBOUND IN Q2 TO OVER 2 PERCENT - CFO.CFO SAYS THAT IN CHINA EARLY LIFE NUTRITION THE GROUP IS PUSHING TO EXPAND DISTRIBUTION TO LOWER-TIER CITIES AND ALSO WANTS TO GO MORE PREMIUM.CFO SAYS PROFIT MARGIN WILL IMPROVE IN H1 BUT LESS THAN IN H2.CFO SAYS SAYS SEEING "GOOD SIGNS" IN TERMS OF CONSUMMER SENTIMENT IN MOROCCO.  Full Article

Danone Sells Earthbound Farm To Taylor Farms
Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 

April 12 (Reuters) - DANONE SA ::REPORTED ON THURSDAY SALE OF EARTHBOUND FARM TO TAYLOR FARMS.EARTHBOUND FARM HAD ANNUAL SALES OF ABOUT USD 400 MLN IN 2018.  Full Article

Danone: 'Livelihood Funds' to invest more in Kenya cookstove project
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 

March 14 (Reuters) - Danone SA ::* The Livelihoods Funds are doubling their investment in an efficient cookstove project in Kenya, to reach 8 million euros. .* The Livelihoods Funds are also investing in key raw materials for their company-partners, like milk, vanilla, cocoa, etc. to build sustainable value chains that provide a decent living to farmers while increasing food security and preserving natural resources..  Full Article

Earthbound Farms a matter of "intense strategic scrutiny"-Danone CEO
Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Danone SA CEO Emmanuel Faber and CFO Cecile Cabanis tells anlysts during a call:: DANONE DELIVERED COST SAVINGS OF 300 MILLION EUROS IN 2018 INSTEAD OF 200 MILLION EXPECTED, WHICH AUGURS WELL FOR MEETING 1 BILLION SAVINGS GOAL BY 2020 - CEO.CFO SAYS EXPECTS GROWTH IN ITS WATERS DIVISION TO BE SOLID IN 2019.DANONE IS SLOWLY RECOVERING MARKET SHARE IN MOROCCO THANKS TO INTRODUCTION OF AFFORDABLE PRODUCTS, EXPECTS BOYCOTT EFFECT LAPPED IN APRIL -CFO.CFO SAYS M&A WILL REMAIN FOCUSED ON DANONE MANIFESTO VENTURES INVESTMENTS AND TARGETED BOLT-ON ACQUISITIONS.CEO SAYS PLANNING TO EXPAND ALPRO BRAND REACH TO MORE LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES, RUSSIA AS WELL AS JAPAN IN 2019.CEO SAYS EARTHBOUND FARMS BUSINESS IN U.S. IS STILL LOSS-MAKING, THE BUSINESS IS A MATTER OF "INTENSE STRATEGIC SCRUTINY" FOR DANONE.CFO SAYS EXPECTS EARLY LIFE NUTRITION SALES IN CHINA TO BE FLAT IN FULL YEAR 2019.  Full Article

QEX Logistics Signed Partnership Distributor Agreement With French-Based Danone
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - QEX Logistics Ltd ::SIGNED PARTNERSHIP DISTRIBUTOR AGREEMENT WITH FRENCH-BASED DANONE.FORECASTING FULL YEAR REVENUES OF $60 MILLION FOR FINANCIAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2019.ALL FIGURES IN NZ$.  Full Article

Danone makes investment in Senegal Oshun water venture
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 

Jan 23 (Reuters) - Danone SA ::* Danone Communities, the Company’s investment fund and social business incubator for low-income population, announces a new investment aiming for the development of access to safe drinking water in Africa, starting with Senegal.* Oshun's purpose is to develop accross Africa, beginning with Senegal, a safe drinking water service around the Providence range, mobile water treatment devices designed to meet the needs of rural populations.  Full Article

Yashili International Holdings Enters Supply Agreement With Daph And Danone Eln
Friday, 18 Jan 2019 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Yashili International Holdings Ltd <1230.HK>::YASHILI INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD - UNIT ENTERED INTO SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH DAPH AND DANONE ELN.YASHILI INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS - YASHILI NEW ZEALAND TO SUPPLY CERTAIN PRODUCTS TO DAPH, DANONE ELN AND AFFILIATES UNDER AGREEMENT.  Full Article

Drums Food International Announces 1.82 Bln Rupees Series C Round Of Financing
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Danone SA ::DRUMS FOOD INTERNATIONAL, PARENT CO OF EPIGAMIA, ANNOUNCES 1.82 BILLION RUPEES SERIES C ROUND OF FINANCING.ROUND WAS LED BY VERLINVEST AND DANONE MANIFESTO VENTURES.  Full Article

Food group Danone announces measures to tackle plastics waste
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Danone SA ::* Aims for 100% of packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 .* New initiatives to ensure Danone packaging is recycled, reused or composted in practice .* Development of alternative delivery and reuse models .* Collaboration through new alliances to address root causes of plastic waste and pollution.* Danone says it has a joint project with Nestle, PepsiCo and Origin Materials to bring the first 75% bio-based bottle to commercial scale by 2021, aiming to launch 100% bio-based bottles by 2025..  Full Article

Danone keeps 2020 targets, 2030 strategic goals
Monday, 22 Oct 2018 

Oct 22 (Reuters) - Danone SA at Investor Seminar ::CFO SAYS CONFIRMING 2020 LIKE-FOR-LIKE GROUP SALES GROWTH TARGET OF 4-5 PERCENT.CFO SAYS CONFIRMING GOAL OF OPERATING MARGIN OF OVER 16 PERCENT OF SALES BY 2020.CFO KEEPS GOAL FOR 2030 OF DELIVERING SUPERIOR SUSTAINABLE PROFITABLE GROWTH.CEO SAYS CHINA WILL BE VOLATILE OVER THE NEXT QUARTERS BUT WILL CONTINUE TO BE A BIG VALUE CREATOR FOR DANONE.  Full Article