Company Overview of The Dannon Company, Inc.
The Dannon Company, Inc. produces and sells dairy products in the United States and Puerto Rico. It offers yogurt in strawberry, vanilla, cranberry, pomegranate berry, peach, and blueberry flavors; and dairy drinks and snacks. It distributes and sells its products through food stores. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in White Plains, New York. It has plants in Minster, Ohio; Fort Worth, Texas; and West Jordan, Utah. The Dannon Company, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Danone.
100 Hillside Avenue
White Plains, NY 10603-2863
Founded in 1919
Key Executives for The Dannon Company, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance
Senior Vice President of Foodservice & Restaurant Business Unit
Vice President of Human Resources and Director
Vice President of Regulatory & Corporate Affairs for North America
Vice President of Research and Development - North America
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.
The Dannon Company, Inc. Key Developments
Chobani, LLC Files an Action Against the Dannon Company, Inc. in the United States District Court Northern District of New York
Jan 11 16
Chobani, LLC (Chobani) announced that it has filed an action against The Dannon Company, Inc. (Dannon) in the United States District Court Northern District of New York following statements made by Dannon in response to certain Chobani advertising campaigns. Chobani is seeking a declaration from the Court that Chobani's advertising for its Chobani Simply 100® Greek Yogurt products is not false, misleading, disparaging or deceptive and that Chobani's reliance on the USDA nutrient database to support its claims that its Greek Yogurt contains substantially less sugar than regular yogurt are not false or misleading. Chobani launched its new campaign for Chobani Simply 100 Greek Yogurt (the Simply 100 campaign) on January 6, 2016, to help consumers make informed decisions about their food choices, including the choice between natural sweeteners and artificial sweeteners. The campaign notes that sucralose, an artificial sweetener found in Dannon Light & Fit Greek Yogurt, is processed with added chlorine, which prevents sucralose from being broken own into the body for energy, according to the FDA. After the launch of the Simply 100 Campaign, counsel for Dannon sent a letter to Chobani and demanded Chobani immediately discontinue the Simply 100 Campaign.
Dannon Introduces Light & Fit Protein Shakes
Jan 15 15
Dannon introduced Light & Fit Protein Shakes, a new on-the-go option with a satisfying taste to help shrink everyday food temptations. Temptations come in many forms – from a box of donuts at the office to a late-day cookie craving. Light & Fit Protein Shakes are a deliciously convenient way to help overcome some of the tough daily enticements. With 12 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and 0% fat per 10 fl. oz. bottle, Light & Fit Protein Shakes are a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. The product comes in a convenient, portable 10 fl. oz. bottle, making it easy to enjoy while tackling any busy day. Light & Fit Protein Shakes come in 10 fl. oz. 4 packs in four delicious flavors: Strawberry, Mixed Berry, Vanilla and Banana and are available in grocery stores nationwide.
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