KEY FIGURES 2019

The purpose of this infography is to present the key figures of Danone's activities.

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Danone's mission is: "bringing health through food to as many people as possible".

 

Danone occupies a leading position in various markets by being the world leader in fresh dairy and plant-based products, the European leader in Advanced Medical Nutrition and the world leader in Early Life Nutrition and Packaged Waters (by volume).

 

The "Essential dairy and Plant-based" entity generates 52% of Danone's total sales, the "Specialized Nutrition" entity generates 30% and the "Waters" entity generates 18%.

 

Danone is a company with a worldwide presence. Danone products are available in more than 120 countries around the world and 67% of sales are made outside Europe. Danone has more than 100,000 employees in more than 55 countries.

 

In 2019, the Aptamil brand was the n°1 brand in percentage of sales, Activia n°2 and Danone n°3.

 

Danone is positioned as a global leader with a unique health-focused portfolio in food and beverages. In 2019, the company sees a strong progress on profitable growth.

 

Sales totaled €25.3 billion, with an operating margin before non-recurring items of 15.21%, a Recurring earnings per share (EPS) of €3.85, €2.10 dividend per share payable in cash, 2.6% sales growth(1) , a 76 bps(2) increase in recurring operating margin expansion, 8.3% growth in recurring earnings per share (EPS) and €2.5 billion in free cash flow.

 

The breakdown of sales by geographic region is as follows: 54% in Europe and North America (United States and Canada), 46% in the rest of the world (Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, C.I.S.(3)

 

The country with the highest percentage of sales is the United States, followed by China in second position and France in third position. 

 

Finally, in terms of health, social and environmental performance: 90% of volumes of products sold in 2019 are in healthy categories(4), a 24.8% reduction in carbon footprint intensity over an expanded scope(5) should be noted, more than 1/3 of our global business is covered by B Corp certification, 81% of packaging is recyclable, reusable or compostable and 51% of our managers and executives are women. 

 

(1) On reported and like-for-life bases. (2) Basis points, on a reported basis. (3) C.I.S.: Commonwealth of Independent States. (4) In operational terms, 'healthy product categories' for Danone refers to water, yogurts, milks, and other daily dairy products, daily plant-based products (not yet included in our performance figures), beverages with 0% sugar, and specialized nutrition products (except the following early life nutrition products: foods for children over 3 years old as well as biscuits and beverages for children under 3 years old). The remaining categories are mainly low sugar beverages and indulgent products. (5) Baseline 2015. The data is based on a constant consolidation scope and a constant methodology.