The Dannon® Company Introduces Ready-to-Serve Yogurt Parfait to Simplify Foodservice Operators’ Needs

The Dannon® Company Introduces Ready-to-Serve Yogurt Parfait to Simplify Foodservice Operators’ Needs

The Dannon Company announces that it is making yogurt parfaits a whole lot easier for foodservice operators to offer with its new Dannon Ready-to-Serve Vanilla Lowfat Yogurt Parfait. With the launch of the new Dannon Yogurt Parfait, Dannon is continuing its pursuit of the mission to bring health through food to as many people as possible via an innovative way to drive traffic and grow sales.

As people continue to lead busier, more hectic lives, the demand for on-the-go, easy-to-enjoy products that are nutritious and delicious has increased exponentially. In fact, the modern consumer spends approximately 50% of their food expenditures away from home.1

“The Dannon Ready-to-Serve Yogurt Parfait said Yann Audebert, Vice President, The Dannon Company, and head of the company’s Foodservice Division. “Yogurt parfaits are

popular across all dayparts and demographics, making them must-have products for foodservice operators. And as consumers today spend more time and money away from home, the Dannon Ready-to-Serve Yogurt Parfait fulfills an unmet need in their busy lifestyles.”

“Dannon Ready-to-Serve Yogurt Parfait is an operator’s answer to the yogurt parfait trend, and it delivers operational efficiency,” Audebert said. “The Dannon Yogurt Parfait also works with existing store-made parfait programs for on-the-go requires no prep time for operators and comes prepackaged, with a separate compartment for granola ensuring each component stays fresh,” stations as well as supplementing sales during off-peak hours – all with the brand name and legacy that Americans have enjoyed for 70 years.”

The new parfait also provides the benefit of a nutrition facts panel for consumers who want to know more about what they are eating and for operators who provide this information to their customers in other ways. The 21-day shelf life of the new parfait is intended to minimize waste and spoilage.2

Dannon Ready-to-Serve Yogurt Parfait Includes:

o 1 oz. Crunchy Granola, delicious rolled oats
o 5.5 oz. Dannon Vanilla Lowfat Yogurt, smooth and creamy flavor o 1.5 oz. Strawberry Fruit Blend, made in part with whole

strawberries and strawberry pieces

Dannon will be at the 2012 National Restaurant Show premiering the new Dannon Ready-to-Serve Yogurt Parfait among its other brand offerings. Booth Number 4368.

Visit www.dannonfoodservice.com/parfait for more information and to get attractive point-of-sale materials.

About The Dannon Company, Inc.

Headquartered in White Plains, NY, Dannon has plants in Minster, OH, Fort Worth, TX, West Jordan, UT, and Portland, OR, which make more than 200 different flavors, styles and sizes of cultured fresh and frozen dairy products to serve its retail and foodservice customers. Dannon brings health through food to as many people as possible via its diverse offering of delicious and wholesome fresh and frozen yogurts.

Dannon is a subsidiary of Danone, and Dannon is the top-selling brand of yogurt worldwide, sold under the names Dannon and Danone. Dannon’s commitment to health is also illustrated through the support of the Dannon Institute, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting research, education and communication about the links between nutrition, diet and health.

Danone

holds top positions globally in healthy food through four businesses: it

ranks number one worldwide in fresh dairy products, number two in bottled water

and baby nutrition, and is Europe’s number one medical nutrition company.

Listed on Euronext Paris, Danone is a component stock of leading social

responsibility indexes including the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes DJSI

STOXX and DJSI World, ASPI Eurozone and the Ethibel Sustainability Index.

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