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From 25th to 27th April, Perpignan became the Mediterranean's agricultural capital when it hosted MedFEL, the only international fruit and vegetable event taking place in France.

Welcoming a grand total of 6,362 visitors, a 4% increase over the previous year, MedFEL 2017 fully met its targets.

The French brand Prince de Bretagne is aiming for consumers not to put the product in the fridge...

The French brand Prince de Bretagne is aiming for consumers not to put the product in the fridge, but to leave it at room temperature. “The reason is because it loses flavour in the fridge.

CMO Savéol is offering new types of tomato packs for consumers.CMO Savéol is an agricultural cooperative with its headquarters in France and 130 farmers producing the widest range of tomatoes on the French market.

CMO Savéol is offering new types of tomato packs for consumers to take to work, on excursions, travelling or wherever.

The French apple-producing company is adopting strategies so as not to harm the environment.

Production with respect for the environment; that is Castang’s intention. The French apple-producing company is adopting strategies so as not to harm the environment.

Canavese is a leading group in the fresh fruit and vegetables sector in France. The Canavese group has its own banana brand - Kini - cultivated in the Ivory Coast, where the company has 1900 ha and production volume of 60,000 tons of green banana.

Canavese is a leading group in the fresh fruit and vegetables sector in France.

Though French consumption has been stable over the past 10 years, bananas and exotic products have grown by around 20% and berries by 30% while home-grown fruits have fallen by 15%

The stable volumes of fruit and vegetable purchases in the past 10 years mask large variations by species and a sharp rise in retail prices.

Exports play a decisive role for the French fruit sector, accounting for 46% of production.

Exports play a decisive role for the French fruit sector, accounting for 46% of production.

Saint-Charles Export held a new buyers' reception in Perpignan from November 20-23 to bring together industry professionals interested in making new contacts with possible trading partners in fruit and vegetables.

Saint-Charles Export held a new buyers' reception from November 20-23 to bring together industry professionals interested in making new contacts with possible trading partners in fruit and vegetabl

 idyl is committed to responding to the wishes of organic consumers and producers who want to see progress in the area of environmental conservation.

Producing organic, consuming organic, inventing solutions for the climate and recycling to protect the environment - welcome to Tribu Ecolo’s world.

While US cherry exports to France will be prohibited this year, due to the Dimethoate ban, on the positive side for US cherry exporters is that France’s production is likely to be impacted by the ban on the pesticide – the French cherry crop is likely to be smaller and pricier – thus creating opportunities for France’s competitors in the EU, such as the UK.

France’s ban on cherry imports from countries where the pesticide Dimethoate is used has left fruit importers and traders fearing the country may soon apply similar bans involving other EU-approved

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