Dubai is hosting the show for the ninth year running, with the Gulf emirate positioning itself as a major hub for the halal industry, a booming $3 trillion market for goods and services that are permissible under Islamic law.
(French) L’Association française de normalisation (Afnor) a rendu publique vendredi la première norme française pour les aliments halal transformés, au terme de délicates tractations qui ont duré plusieurs années.
(French) Un libre-service, mais directement dans les champs : depuis 40 ans, à la Ferme du Logis, dans les Yvelines, la famille Cochin ouvre son exploitation à la cueillette par le client lui-même, circuit le plus court entre producteurs et consommateurs.
The UFC condemns the prices and prohibitive margins exercised by retailers on organic products. (Article in French)
Endowed with remarkable nutritional qualities, buckwheat is known particularly for its use in Brittany’s galettes and crêpes. While the last few decades have seen it fall out of favor, it now seems as if it once again has a promising future. (Article in French)
The arrest on August 23rd of a Portuguese vessel carrying 45.5 tons of bluefin tuna once again raises questions as to the reasons why this type of fishing is still so regulated. (Article in French)
Millions of egg have been contaminated with fipronil, a pesticide whose use on animals intended for human consumption was for all intent already banned. Here is what we know about this scandal that has hit ten European countries. (Article in French)
Organics are riding high in European agriculture, surfing on a growing demand by consumers for healthy food. (Article in French)
Suspicion towards the food-processing industry has popularized ‘without’ diets (vegetarianism, veganism, raw foodism…) as the guarantors of a healthy and balanced nutrition. (Article in French)
Since the 1960s, the French have continued to reduce the portion of their budget dedicated to food. The portion allocated to food represented nearly 20% of expenditures in 2014 compared to 35% in the 1960s, according to the latest INSEE survey. (Article in French)