Sectorial news

Halal, a thriving market

Halal products were for a long time confined to local butchers, but are now invited more and more in the supermarkets, across all of France. With more than 6 million of muslim peolple, this market is now experiencing a double-digit growth (+ 10% per year) and accounts for 5.5 billion euros in France. At the global level, it is estimated at 450 billion euros, or nearly 16% of the global food sector. ... Read more >>>

Carrefour and Intermarché enlarge their ranges of ugly food products

Since April 2015, Carrefour listed a camembert under the "Gueules Cassées" (broken jaws) collective brand. A specialty PDO Normandy downgraded for visual defect or weight, sold 2.05 euros each 240 g instead of € 2.85 each 250 g. The bargain is real (quality remains unchanged), although it is not always easy for consumers to understand without some explanation on shelf (without ... Read more >>>
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