RESEARCH FINDINGS :
In 1998, Mr. Franck Riboud, on behalf of Danone received the Jubilee
Award by the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. This is the highest
tribute ever awarded by the "State of Israel" in recognition
of those individuals and organizations, that through their investments
and trade relationships, have done the most to strengthen the Israeli
The Danone Institute, an R & D facility, was established in
Israel in July 1998.