Danone SA (DANO.PA)
BRUSSELS The European Commission on Friday cleared France's Danone to proceed with its $10.4 billion purchase of U.S. organic food producer WhiteWave, subject to it selling a business in Belgium.
BRUSSELS, Nov 28 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
LONDON, Oct 19 Reckitt Benckiser Group reported weaker than expected sales on Wednesday, blaming various issues including a "failed" new Scholl footcare product and becoming the third European consumer goods maker in a week to talk of tough conditions.
PARIS French food group Danone reported a worse than expected slowdown in quarterly sales growth on Tuesday as difficulties in China hurt its baby food and water divisions.
* Says full-year margin growth will be at high end of forecast
PARIS, Oct 18 Danone posted a slowdown in underlying third-quarter sales growth on Tuesday, as regulatory changes in China weighed on its infant formula sales and de-stocking of the Mizone water in China continued.
NEW YORK, Oct 17 A coalition of farmers slammed Danone SA's U.S. subsidiary on Monday for marketing new products made without genetically modified ingredients, or GMOs, as supporting sustainable agriculture.
* About 78 percent of Whitewave's total outstanding shares, voted in favor of a proposal to approve merger agreement
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