Danone announces $22M investment in nutrition for better health outcomes

Joins leaders at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to advance American nutrition and food security agenda

Danone North America has joined the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to announce a $22 million investment by 2030 to improve access to, and availability of, nutritious and health-promoting foods in the US.

Danone’s investments will serve to improve food access and affordability, integrate nutrition and health, empower consumers with the knowledge to make healthy choices, and enhance nutrition and food security research.

It also includes devoting $15 million by 2030 to further nutrition education for consumers and healthcare providers; investing $3 million by 2030 to improve access and affordability of nutrient-dense and health-promoting products, especially for those in underserved communities; committing $4 million to enhance nutrition and food security research through grants, industry collaboration, and non-profit organizations, such as the Danone Institute North America; and continuing to offer low and no sugar options, specifically limiting sugar content in more than 95% of its children’s products and increasing the nutrient density of more than 70% of its plant-based beverages.

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