CORRECTED-Yakult and Danone to dissolve strategic tie-up -source

Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:13am EDT

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(Corrects to delete final two paragraphs, which contained erroneous information that provisions limiting Danone's stake in Yakult had expired.)

TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) - Japanese drink maker Yakult Honsha Co Ltd and France's Danone SA will dissolve a strategic tie-up, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

The source said Danone would retain its 20 percent stake in the Japanese company. (Reporting by Ritsuko Shimizu; Editing by Edmund Klamann)