Danone India plans to double its nutrition business by 2020

Danone engages with farmers in Punjab through a Program on Sustainable dairy farming to improve the quality of milk and ensure a sustainable supply of good quality milk.
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Danone, a global food company with a mission 'to bring health through food to as many people as possible', has announced plans to strengthen its Nutrition business in India starting with the launch of its globally popular Infant formula brand Aptamil.

Rodrigo Lima, Managing Director, Danone India said, "The introduction of Aptamil range in India is a landmark step since this is the first time we are bringing our global infant formula products range to India. We have aggressive plans to introduce many new products in India this year to strengthen our Nutrition portfolio. At Danone we ensure that our products are tailored to meet the nutritional needs of different consumer groups, based on the latest science and local nutritional insights."

He added, "For us Make in India is central to our growth strategy and Aptamil will also be manufactured in India at our world class facility at Lalru, Punjab. We have invested over Rs 150 cr to upgrade the machinery at this plant that we acquired from Wockhardt in 2012."

Danone engages with farmers in Punjab through a Program on Sustainable dairy farming to improve the quality of milk and ensure a sustainable supply of good quality milk.

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