Danone Testimonial


Customer testimony

Danone confirms its choice of Antalis recycled paper for its Reference Document

As part of its corporate, societal and environmental initiatives, and for the second year running, global agro-food company Danone has chosen the 100% recycled Cocoon Silk paper by Antalis, Europe’s number one paper merchant, to create its annual reference document. Incorporating important financial, legal and CSR information, this official document of over 300 pages is delivered to shareholders at the annual general meeting.

“The Cocoon Silk recycled paper meets both our aesthetic and environmental objectives. It offers remarkable print quality while still having an extremely low environmental impact,” confirmed Dominique Duby, Danone’s IFRS Director of standards.

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The Cocoon Silk recycled paper has a particularly impressive smooth surface as well as delivering exceptional brightness. Dominique Duby confirms that “feedback has been very positive”, particularly on the flawless rendering of the colours and the excellent whiteness of the paper which is key, since the reference document is printed in duotone. These qualities mean that, in addition to being aesthetically pleasing, the paper allows a great deal of freedom in the use of different diagrams and graphics, which are very easy to read. First used in 2016 for the 2015 reference document, the company confirmed its choice of Cocoon Silk in 2017 for the 2016 edition.

Cocoon Silk is a 100% recycled paper awarded 5 stars by the Antalis Green Star System, an environmental ranking tool which takes into consideration essential information on the origin of the fibre used and the manufacturing process. The system assigns each paper an evaluation based on a number of stars, ranging from 0 to 5 depending on the paper’s environmental performance.

Furthermore, Antalis boasts a team of six paper consultants tasked with making the distributor’s broad offering known to communication agencies, graphic designers, but also to brand owners, whether they are public or private companies. “The Antalis team has developed unparalleled expertise on graphic and creative papers in general, and on environmentally-friendly papers in particular. Their dedicated paper consultant provided us with excellent guidance in selecting a paper that met our requirements,” underlined Dominique Duby.