Dairy Giant Danone To Invest $60 Million In Plant Based Milk Production

The company wants to make 'better for you beverages'
The company has invested heavily in plant milks

DanoneWave has announced plans to invest a staggering $60 million into its plant-based milk production operation in Virginia.

DanoneWave is a combined business operation comprising Danone and WhiteWave Foods.

The investment will expand production capacity and warehouse space - creating up to 49 jobs.

'Better for you'

Dan Poland, chief supply chain officer for DanoneWave, said: "Our success as a business is integrally linked to the ecosystem in which we operate, and we are grateful to Virginia, the governor, his extended team, and everyone in Rockingham county for being so encouraging and for providing such a productive environment.

"With the support of our employees, business partners and the community at large, including the Commonwealth, we are able to provide better-for-you food and beverage choices."

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