European and American stockpiling re-entered the Chinese market segment, and Danone’s first-quarter revenue added value3.7%

EuropeanandAmericanstockpilingre-enteredtheChinesemarketsegment,andDanone’sfirst-quarterrevenueaddedvalue3.7%
OnApril21,Danonereleaseditsfirstquarterlyreportfor2020,showingthatitsoverallsalesrevenuewasabout62.4.2billioneuros,anannualincreaseof3.7%.Amongthem,thesalesofspecialtynutrition,basicdairyproductsandplant-basedproductsincreasedby7%.9%,4.6%,carbonicacidandbeveragebusinessdecreasedby6.8%.Duringtheepidemic,thesurgeinfoodreservesintheEuropeanandAmericanmarketsreplacedtheChinesemarketinMarch.”Afterexperiencingthisunprecedentedoutbreakofthenewcrownepidemicintheworld,itwillberememberedinthefirstquarterof2020.Inthefutureforalongtime,thewayweliveandconductbusinessmayalsobechanged.Governmentsofallcountrieshaveadoptedblockademeasures,andthesupplyanddemandpatternsineconomicoperationshavealsobeentemporarilyaffected.FanYimou,ChairmanandCEOofDanone’sboardofdirectors,said,“Changesindemandhavehadadirectandsignificantimpact.Inthefirstquarter,Danone’ssalesrevenueincreasedby3eachyear.7%,exceedingexpectations.Amongthem,thesurgeinfoodreservesintheEuropeanandAmericanmarketsreplacedtheChinesemarketinMarch,andsalesofdifferentcategorieshavealsobeenchanging.”Drivenbythedemandforfoodreserves,Danone’sspecialtynutritionbusinessincreasedsalesrevenueinthefirstquarter.”9%,theoverallsalesrevenueoftheinfantnutritionbusinessachievedahigh-mediumgrowth,andthesalesrevenueoftheadultnutritionbusinessalsoachievedstronggrowth.InChina,thesalesrevenueofthespecialtynutritionbusinesscontinuestogrowsteadilyandcontinuestobehigh-end,andthemarketshareofAetamahasalsoincreased,thankstothebrand’sstrongperformanceone-commerceplatforms.InEurope,Danonespecialtynutritionbusinesssalesrevenuegrowsabout10%peryear.Amongthem,duetoincreasedreservesofbreastmilksubstitutesandearlycomplementaryfoodproducts,aswellasincreaseddemandforadulttubefeedingproductsinhospitals,thegrowthrateofthisbusinessexceeded30%in3months.Inotherpartsoftheworld,Danone’sspecialtynutritionbusinessalsoexperiencedstronggrowthinsalesrevenue,withaveragepricesinSoutheastAsiaandtheUnitedStatesgainingdouble-digitgrowth.Intermsofrevenueandbeveragebusiness,Danone’sfirstquartersalesrevenueincreasedsixfold.8%.Duetotheimpactoftheepidemiconoutdoorconsumptionscenariosandsupplychains,China’srevenuereductionandsalesinthebeveragebusinesscontinuedtoincreasebyapproximately40%duringthequarter.Intermsofbasicdairyproductsandplant-basedproducts,Danone’ssalesrevenueinthefirstquarterincreasedby4peryear.6%.Thiswasjointlydrivenbymanyfactors,includingtheimpactofthebusinessonoutdoorconsumptionscenarios,theincreaseinfoodhomeconsumptioninMarch,andtheincreaseinfoodreservesintheEuropeanandAmericanmarkets.Sauna,YeWangGuoTieeditorLiYanproofreadLiuJun