The French food producer Danone has announced that in the third quarter, it was able to achieve significant sales growth. Group revenues for the period were EUR 5.26 billion, up 9.4 percent on the previous year (previous year: EUR 4.81 billion).
Here, growing markets in Latin America, the U.S. and Asia (+18.3%) have compensated for a weak performance in Europe (-1.5%).
The division „Medical Nutrition“ contributed EUR 323 million to consolidated revenues. This represents an increase of 4.9 percent compared to the third quarter of 2011. In the first 9 months of the current fiscal year, sales in this division increased by 6 percent to EUR 948 million. Medical Nutrition in Germany is represented by Nutricia.
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