Sectorial news

Feed industry: lower production volumes for the beginning of 2015-2016 campaign

Over the first eight months of the 2015-2016 campaign, the global production of compound feed declines by 1,3%, notices Coop de France and SNIA. The most affected is the cattle feed (-6,2%), in front of feed for rabbits (-4,5%) and pigs (-1,5%). The feed intended to palmipeds has already slowed down by 3,8% over the period due to avian influenza crisis in the Southwest (-20,7% in February for fat ... Read more >>>

The gluten-free market is growing

The gluten free market is still progressing. It weighs 40 million euros today and it should reach more than a further 20 million euros in the next two years. Globally, it could reach 3 billion euros in 2020. This protein, present in wheat, barley or rye, is widely used by manufacturers because it gives elasticity and binder to preparations. All in all, more than 70% of industrials products contain. ... Read more >>>

Carrefour Bio : the concept is growing in 2016

The leader of distribution in France boost its network of stores Carrefour Bio, whose the first have opened about 3 years ago. After opening five stores in 3 years, the distributor will deploy in 2016 a lease management model. Carrefour Bio stores will be now points of sales from 200 to 300 square metres, which offering some 3 700 products references, whose 1 300 to 1 500 on private brands.   ... Read more >>>

4 major trends 2016 in food sector according the SIAL

From 16th at 20th october this year, the largest food trade show worldwide will open on nearly 27 hectares at Paris, with no less than 7 000 exhibitors from around the world.  The sponsor of this event this year, is the famous head chef, Joël Robuchon.   Among the trends identified by the firm Bento for the SIAL and which will count in 2016 :   - The healthy trend : ... Read more >>>

MDD Expo Paris : 4 keys trends of Innovation Store

New consumption and purchasing behaviour, new priority… Manufacturers and distributors of private brands have to increase their efforts in order to respond to new consumers’ expectations.  The Private Brands Expo trade show, hold in Paris Expo on 30th  and 31st March, revealed the 4 major trends that currently express worldwide.  With hundreds of private brands products ... Read more >>>

Offer of algae in France bigger than supply

The algae market in France is characterized by insufficient production for the growing demand by manufacturers. This is stated by Alcimed, a consultancy advising on Innovation and Development of New Markets. From 2000 to 2010, worldwide algae production more than doubled, and reached more than 15 million tonnes in 2010. China is at the top of the list (62.8%), followed ... Read more >>>
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