Trump vs. Andalusian olives, another trade war?

The American flag still flies among the many others outside the factory of AgroSevilla, the world’s leading exporter of black olives. But the Andalusian cooperative fears that may not remain the case if the recently imposed increase in tariffs by the United States, its biggest client, becomes definitive. (Article in French)Read more →



Biocoop sets its eyes on innovation

Biocoop, a company specializing in the production and sale of organic products in France, saw its growth decline in 2017. With growing competition from major supermarkets also selling organic goods, Biocoop is now turning to innovation to bounce back. (Article in French)Read more →



AOP cheeses, crisis-free in France’s dairy sector

Comté, Saint-Nectaire, Rocamadour, or Camembert: Among the vast varieties on France’s cheese plate, those with an Appellation d’Origine Protégée (AOP), or Protected Designation of Origin, have largely helped producers to weather the dairy crisis. (Article in French)Read more →



Nutella lays it on thick

Nutella is launching an advertising campaign on Sunday to promote its ‘quality’, according to Ferrero. This latest move comes at the great displeasure of the National Health Safety Agency (ANSES), for which this type of product is considered ‘catastrophic’ in terms of its nutritional value. (Article in French)Read more →