Danone, the maker of Activia yoghurt and Evian water, says  the sale of loss-making arm EarthBound Farm would help margins later this year. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

French food group Danone shrugged off a slow start to the year saying it expected sales growth to accelerate after setbacks in China and Morocco. Th(...)

Containers of Silk soy milk on display in a Californian supermarket. Danone is eyeing higher margins from its purchase of US organic food producer WhiteWave. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

French food group Danone vowed to accelerate sales growth and profits this year, thanks to cost cuts and its push into healthy eating trends. Danone(...)

Danone  yoghurt: the company said the slowdown in its growth reflected tough market conditions in Spain and problems with the relaunch of its Activia brand in Europe. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Food group Danone unveiled a €1 billion cost-cutting plan over three years, saying the turnaround of its European dairy division was taking longer tha(...)

The world’s largest yoghurt maker kept its full-year guidance, and said it was confident about its goal to stabilise dairy sales in Europe. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/File Photo/Reuters

French food group Danone reported a slowdown in quarterly sales growth on Tuesday that was slightly worse than expected as difficulties in China hurt(...)