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World’s largest yogurt maker grows again

Danone acquires U.S. toppings producer YoCrunch

August 9, 2013   by Food in Canada staff


Paris, France – Dairy giant Danone has acquired Naugatuck, Conn.-based YoCrunch for an undisclosed amount.

With net annual sales of $110 million, YoCrunch is the U.S. market leader for yogurt featuring flavoured toppings such as granola, dried fruit and branded confectionery. The company has seen double-digit growth in recent years.

The move expands Danone’s presence in the U.S. Danone currently accounts for approximately 30 per cent of the $6.5-billion U.S. yogurt market.

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