Danone and Earth Island, maker of Follow Your Heart brands and a pioneering leader in plant-based foods, today announced that they have entered into a share purchase agreement under which Danone will acquire 100% of the shares of Earth Island. With a proven track record of growth and innovation, and a long-term commitment to nutrition, sustainability and environmental stewardship, Earth Island represents a strong cultural fit with Danone and provides Danone with a unique opportunity to strengthen its plant-based business.
Danone North America's Two Good Yogurt is tackling food waste with the introduction of its Good Save product line, wrapping a year of commitment to positive impact for people and the planet for the brand. In partnership with Full Harvest, Two Good 'Good Save' uses Verified Rescued Produce to create lower sugar yogurt products with the goal of reducing food waste at the farm level. The product line is setting the standard for the emerging rescued foods market and is the first dairy product to utilize 100% Verified Rescued Produce. The initial offering features Meyer Lemons that are 100% verified rescued, with plans to launch additional flavors in 2021 and beyond.
Danone North America brand is Certified Gluten-Free, Vegan Action Certified and Non-GMO Project Verified
August 20, 2020
So Delicious Dairy Free, the leader in dairy-free frozen dessert offerings for over 30 years, is bringing even more deliciousness nationwide with its updated line of Light* Frozen Desserts. So Delicious Light Frozen Desserts are a revamp of the brand’s frozen mousse line, and each flavor boasts a smooth, light, melt-in-your-mouth texture with 330 calories or less per pint.
The consortium intends to combine the capabilities and experience of its members to develop a new circular approach to dealing with PET plastic waste.
December 23, 2019
ALPLA, Austria; Britvic plc, UK; Danone S.A., France; Unilever, London; REMONDIS Recycling GmbH & Co.KG, Germany; and BP, London, joined forces to utilize BP’s enhanced recycling technology to create a new cross-industry consortium to develop a global circular economy for plastics.
The investment will enable the company to reimagine and re-start a former Danone-owned, milk-based dairy plant in Naugatuck as a new plant-based processing facility.
September 9, 2019
Culture Fresh Foods, Naugatuck, Conn., completed an $11 million Series A round of financing with co-investors CEI Ventures, Brunswick, Maine; FreshTracks Capital, Shelburne, Vt., and several angel investors.