(French) La Chine a un besoin criant de lait et la filière française est exsangue, la logique de l’équation gagnant-gagnant? Début de réponse avec l’installation du chinois Synutra à quelques encablures du Festival des Vieilles Charues.
Amazon is once again shaking up the retail sector, with the announcement Friday it will acquire upscale US grocer Whole Foods Market, known for its pricey organic options, in a deal that underscores the online giant’s growing influence in the economy.
In the who-lost-won game of food, retailers often come out as the winners. For consumers, it’s a bit more complicated. Those who win in purchasing prices, often lose in product quality with consequences for their health. (Article in French)
The world’s top pork consumer, China has started getting a serious taste for Spain’s world-famous “jamon” which is sold there as a luxury product and is getting one over on its French and Italian competitors.
On Tuesday, the animal welfare organization L214 decried the conditions at a battery cage poultry farm in Vendée, yet this time it not only targeted the breeders but also one of their clients, the pasta company Panzani. (Article in French)
What can we do in the future to bring about the idea of an agricultural exception? Farmers, elected officials, agronomists, and activists for animal well-being: six of them attempted to paint the portrait of this new agriculture that could serve as the cornerstone. (Article in French)
Standing before an aisle of chocolate bars or expresso pods, how many consumers ask themselves about the producers who harvested those cocoa or coffee beans. The reality is actually very few people. (Article in French)
Will President Donald Trump’s migration policy have an impact on American wine? Yes, say Californian producers who are worried about labor shortages while also facing competition from the cannabis industry. (Article in French)
Today, fifteen farmers participated in an inspection of food labels in a supermarket on Rue de la Boétie in Paris. (Article in French)
Salmonella steaks? Carcinogenic chemicals? Lying labels? Brazil, the world’s biggest beef and poultry exporter, has been hit by stomach-churning allegations of corrupt practices in its meat industry. Police have halted exports by 21 meat processers suspected of bribing inspectors to issue them bogus health certificates…