Who the company are

Danone’s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. Central to this mission is Danone Nutricia’s Early Life Nutrition range. Nutrition in early life is crucial for growth and development. We aim to create high quality products, contributing to a healthy start in life for children worldwide. Our mission is to “Stand by mums, to nurture new lives”. Our core belief is that by helping mums and babies get the right nutrition during the first 1,000 days from conception to two years old, we can positively influence the child’s short- and long-term health.

What the company do

The Danone Wexford site produces consumer packs of infant milk brands such as Aptamil, Cow & Gate etc. for the Irish, European and worldwide markets. We also manufacture and export infant formula base powders for sister infant formula manufacturing plants in Europe and elsewhere in the Danone Group.

Company Name
Danone Wexford trading as Nutricia Infant Nutrition


Rocklands, Wexford, Co. Wexford




Toward Zero Carbon

GreenPlus Project Objectives
  • The aim of ISO 50001 on the Danone Wexford site is to empower line management and their teams to monitor, manage and improve energy performance at basic unit level.
Key Challenges
  • Data monitoring and reporting systems presented a challenge as the metering available on site did not satisfy the organisations requirement with regard to reporting detail and frequency.
Key Changes
  • A formalised EnMS has been implemented across the site with regular consumption reporting. Energy consumption has been reduced as a result of the implementation of the EnMS.

The EnMS has been implemented successfully across the site, system accreditation took place in October 2019. A number of energy saving opportunities have been identified and solutions implemented as a result of the EnMS with annual energy savings being measured and verified.