Frequently Asked Questions

DANONE

Can this Danone yogurt contain hormones?

In Canada, the use of growth hormones is prohibited for dairy cows.

Can this Danone yogurt contain antibiotics?

In Canada, the presence of antibiotics in milk are prohibited.

Is your yogurt pasteurized?

All yogurts in Canada are made from pasteurized milk, it’s the law! Bacterial cultures are added after pasteurization.

What is sustainable agriculture for Danone?

Globally, Danone is committed to promoting a sustainable and regenerative model of agriculture that protects soil health, empowers farmers and promotes animal welfare.

Why work towards sustainable agriculture?

Today, agriculture is at the heart of many major challenges: economic development, climate change, water scarcity, and biodiversity loss. Danone is globally committed to helping farmers overcome these challenges by developing new agricultural models that promote the regeneration of our resources while feeding a global population that will exceed 9 billion people by 2050.
For more information on sustainable agriculture and Danone’s global implication, visit: https://www.danone.com/impact/planet/regenerative-agriculture.html

How does Danone Canada contribute to Breakfast Club of Canada?

Danone Canada is proud to be a founding partner of Breakfast Club of Canada. For over 20 years, Breakfast Club has helped develop the potential of children by providing them with access to a healthy breakfast in an environment that allows them to grow and flourish.
Over the years, Danone Canada has donated more than 20 million cups of yogurt to the Club.
Gradually, demand has increased. Today, one in five Canadian children is at risk of starting school on an empty stomach. Every time you choose this Danone yogurt, you stand with us to support this cause.

What is B CorpTM certification and why it matters?

Danone Canada is proud to be part of the B CorpTM certified family of companies, which includes more than 3,800 companies in more than 150 sectors and 74 countries united around a common goal: redefining business success.
B CorpTM certified companies use the power of business as a vehicle for social and environmental progress. Awarded by the non-profit organization B Lab, the B CorpTM certification guarantees compliance with the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. It is proof that Danone Canada takes into account the impacts of its business practices on its employees, communities and the environment.
For Danone Canada, obtaining B CorpTM certification is the culmination of decades of work dedicated to taking into account the economic, social and environmental impact of its activities and represents a credible and ambitious roadmap for the future.

Can I eat your Danone yogurts if I am lactose intolerant?

Because bacterial cultures convert some of the lactose into lactic acid, people with lactose intolerance can generally tolerate yogurt better. We suggest that you try a small amount at a time and consult a dietitian who will be able to advise you!

How do I read the expiry date?

The expiry date reads as follows: YYYYY MM DD (followed by a letter and the production time). Yogurt retains all its benefits and flavours until the expiry date. However, it is acceptable to eat it a few days after the date. Trust your eyes and nose: if it looks and smells good, you can eat it.

Are our Danone yogurt gluten free?

Our products do not contain cereals providing a source of gluten.

DANONE 100% NATURAL SOURCE INGREDIENTS

How much milk fat does this Danone yogurt contain?

Danone yogurt with fruit contains 3% milk fat.

Where do the flavours and colours in this Danone yogurt come from?

We use natural flavours and colours.

Are your containers recyclable?

These Danone yogurt containers may be recovered. We advise you to always check with your municipality to see if it is possible to put the containers in your recycling bin. The situation varies from place to place.

Where do the fruits in this Danone yogurt come from?

The origin of the fruit may vary according to the season and availability. We add a little lemon juice to extend their shelf life and colour!

What bacterial cultures are found in this Danone yogurt?

Yogurt is a milk fermented by the development of two lactic bacterial cultures: Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus. These bacteria must be alive in the finished product and this is what gives yogurt its unique properties!

How many calories are there in a Danone yogurt?

There are 80 calories per 100g serving.

Why do you add sugar to you Danone 100% Natural Source Ingredients yogurts?

Answer to come.

DANONE GO

How can you be sure that your Danone Go yogurt contains 30% less sugar?

Our Danone Go drinkable yogurt contains 30% less sugar for the same volume as the leading 200mL drinkable yogurt. The leading 200mL drinkable yogurt contains 18g of sugar per 200mL compared to 12g of sugar per 190mL for the Danone Go (or 12.6g per 200mL). Regular checks are done to guarantee this sugar level.

What are the nutritional benefits to your drinkable yogurt?

Our Danone Go drinkable yogurt is a source of calcium, which helps in maintaining and developing the bones. Our yogurt is also a source of vitamins A and D.

What are the available flavors?

The available flavors are strawberry, strawberry-banana, and peach.

Does this product contain real fruit?

This product is made with natural flavours and has many benefits. It is an excellent snack for the young and old. It contains 30% less sugar than the leading 200mL drinkable yogurt on the market, is a source of calcium and a source of vitamins A and D.

Is the packaging of this product recyclable?

Yes. Leave the cap on the bottle and recycle with the plastic packaging. The box containing our bottles is also 100% recyclable.

How many calories are there in a bottle of Danone GO?

In every bottle of Danone GO, there are 110 calories.

DANINO

Which flavours are available?

The available flavours are mixed fruit, strawberry, strawberry-banana, raspberry, strawberry-blueberry and strawberry-raspberry.

Are your Danino kids yogurts made from real fruits ?

Yes. Our Danino kids yogurts are made of real fruits purée in both our drinkable and our spoonable yogurts.

How many bottles are available in each pack?

Every Danino value pack contains 8 bottles.

Which licence can I find on packaging?

Current licensing on the Danino packs include characters from Paw Patrol: Marshall, Chase, Rubble, Rocky, Skye, Zuma, Tracker and Everest as well as characters from Frozen: Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Sven.
Before collecting, remove the seal and wash the bottle. Use the the bottle under adult supervision.

Why is there not the same character each time I buy a pack?

Every pack contains a random selection of bottles. We want you to be able to experience the joy of discovering different combinations of our characters each time.

DANONE CREAMY

Which flavours are available?

We have 5 packages of 16 cups available. Our Vanilla Mix contains the following flavours of strawberry-vanilla, peach-vanilla, mango-vanilla and vanilla-cherry.
Our Berry Mix packaging contains the following flavors: vanilla, strawberry, raspberry and fieldberry, while our Classic Pack contains the flavors of vanilla, strawberry, fieldberry and peach.
We also have The Colorful displaying the flavors of strawberry, peach and raspberry as well as The Family Favourite with its flavors of raspberry, vanilla and blueberry.

Which licence can I find on packaging?

Current licensing on the Danone Creamy raspberry/vanilla/blueberry packs include characters from Paw Patrol: Marshall, Chase, Rubble, Rocky, Skye, Zuma, Tracker and Everest.

Is your yogurt a source of calcium?

Our Danone Creamy yogurt is made from 100% canadian milk and is a source of calcium.

How many calories are there in a cup of Danone Creamy?

In every cup of Danone Creamy, there are 80 calories.