Dannon’s Light + Fit Pledges to Support Women in 2022: Introducing New Flavors in Collaboration with Women’s Empowerment Non-Profit Dress for Success Worldwide

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – With over 20 delicious flavors, Dannon’s Light + Fit® wide selection of yogurts have long provided women with the variety of flavors they crave to help them find balance in their routine. Light + Fit is partnering with Dress for Success Worldwide®, the only global nonprofit employment resource for women, to create new fat-free Greek yogurts with lemon curd and orange curd that support and celebrate women’s economic empowerment.

Since February 2021, nearly one million women have left the workforce for a variety of reasons, from a lack of paid family leave to limited childcare resources.* Light + Fit recognizes the need to support women balance career and family and aims to be part of the solution. As 2022 begins, Light + Fit is committed to supporting women throughout their lives and professional journeys, beginning with its inspired partnership with Dress for Success to raise awareness of these challenges. This includes new Lemon Cream and Orange Cream yogurt packs, as well as an additional $100,000 donation to Dress for Success to further the organization’s mission.

“Danone North America, Light + Fit and Dress for Success share a commitment to workplace equity and help American women thrive at work and in life,” said Surbhi Martin, Vice President of Greek Yogurt and Functional Nutrition, Danone North America. . “Through our partnership, we are proud to support the work that Dress for Success is doing to help women achieve economic independence.”

“At Dress for Success, we have seen firsthand the impact the pandemic has had on women balancing work and life,” said Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide. “That’s why we’re so proud to work with a partner like Light + Fit who sees the need to support women holistically, in all aspects of their lives. We hope this partnership helps spread awareness of our mission and to increase the number of women we are able to support through our services.

Light + Fit worked with illustrator Michelle Periera to create these beautiful designs for the new Lemon Cream and Orange Cream flavors as part of their partnership with Dress for Success. Her work elevates themes of inclusivity and female empowerment while using bold graphic textures, vibrant colors and symbolism to create playful illustrations that evoke positive feelings.

“The past few years have been difficult for everyone due to COVID-19, so it was a pleasure to draw images that had a sense of optimism and positivity,” Periera said, “I wanted to show women working together as a team to get Things Done.When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade, or in this case, Greek yogurt with lemon curd and orange curd.

New Light + Fit x Dress for Success Light Greek Yogurts Lemon Cream and Orange Cream contain 12 grams of protein, 7 grams of total sugar, 0 grams of fat and are a good source of calcium. Each flavor worth its salt contains 80 calories per 5.3 oz serving; that’s 33% fewer calories than the average flavored Greek yogurt.**

The new Light + Fit x Dress for Success flavors will hit shelves at select retailers nationwide starting this month for $3.99 per 4-pack.

*US Department of Labor

**Disclaimer: At least 33% fewer calories than the average flavored Greek yogurt. Light + Fit: 80 calories, 0g fat; Medium flavored Greek yogurt: 125 calories, 2g fat per 5.3 oz.

About LIGHT+FIT

Established in 1988, Dannon’s Light + Fit Yogurt offers a balanced line of yogurt products that give you deliciously satisfying snacks that fit your unique lifestyle. Staying on track with your routine can be tough, but we think it shouldn’t be boring or feel like a constant struggle. With over 20 delicious flavors of Light + Fit, you can keep your routine exciting and irresistible, while staying on track. To learn more about Dannon Light + Fit, visit http://www.LightandFit.com.

About Danone North America

Danone North America is a purpose-driven company and an industry leader in the food and beverage category. As a Certified B Corporation®, Danone North America is committed to creating economic and social value, while protecting natural ecosystems through sustainable agriculture. Our strong brand portfolio includes: Activia®, DanActive®, Danimals®, Dannon®, evian®, Happy Family® Organics, Honest to Goodness®, Horizon®

Organic, International Delight®, Light + Fit®, Oikos®, Silk®, So Delicious® Dairy Free, STōK®, Two Good®, Wallaby® Organic and YoCrunch®. With more than 6,000 employees and 16 production sites in the United States and Canada, Danone North America’s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. For more information, visit www.danonenorthamerica.com/. For more information on Danone North America’s B Corp™ status, visit: https://bcorporation.net/directory/danone-north-america.

About Dress for Success

Dress for Success is a global non-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and life. the life. Since beginning operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to 143 cities in nearly 25 countries. To date, the organization has helped over one million women work towards financial independence. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.

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