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Groupe Danone announced that it is has doubled its ownership of US dairy company Stonyfield Farm to 80 percent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Danone bought 40 percent of the company two years ago. The last remaining 20 percent of the company is owned by founding shareholders and company employees.

Published reports say that Danone is using Stonyfield as way of expanding its knowledge and experience in the fast-expanding organic yogurt market.
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