EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Calais and Ris-Orangis (Essonne)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.72 - Manufacture of rusks and biscuits; manufacture of preserved pastry goods and cakes
Group: Danone

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 01-02-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 658
Planned Job Reductions max: 658
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-03-2003

Additional Information

The closure of two unit (Calais - 246 workers - and Ris-Orangis - 412 workers) will be anticipated. Many tools have been developped by the group for the redeployment of the working force, but also of the affected sites.