Strategy & Key Figures

An essential part of daily life

Through dairy, plant-based products and coffee creamers we offer nutritious, delicious and convenient choices, as well as tasty treats for moments of indulgence.


Our essential dairy and plant-based portfolio is powered by a strong belief in:

  • The importance of health, well-being and taste;
  • Innovation as a key driver to continually adapt to consumers' needs;
  • Transparency, trust and credibility;
  • The partners and suppliers who make our products possible.

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In the UK

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Building on our unique dairy expertise

Yogurt is the foundation of Danone. We are the yogurt experts.

In 1919 in Barcelona, Isaac Carasso recognised the health benefits of fermented milk for children suffering from intestinal issues. Manufacturing the first ferments – and naming them after his son Daniel – Isaac began to sell 'Danone' yogurt products as a health food to pharmacies.

Some 100 years later, our portfolio is still rooted in the belief that fermented products are a core part of daily life. Indeed, fermented dairy products are a traditional part of many food cultures across the world. Building on the proximity of our brands, our dairy portfolio reflects the simple, natural and sustainable way we meet people’s desire for better-for-you, great-tasting and locally produced foods.

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Embracing consumer aspirations for more choice

Our strategic move into plant-based food and drinks with Alpro reflects our commitment to bring a wider choice to all consumers, especially the growing number of flexitarians looking to diversify their protein sources, and people with dietary constraints or preferences. 

Consumers responded well to our strategy to adapt and develop offerings to meet their diverse needs. We embraced the acceleration of healthy eating trends including the growing demand for natural, low-sugar, locally sourced and high-protein products.

In a rapidly evolving retail landscape, we continue to develop our business across all channels, especially in fast-growing convenience, impulse and online.

Danone's Dairy and Plant-Based brands in the UK