Plant products still growing
Food

Plant products still growing

Turnover of plant products rose by 9.1% in the year-to-date period to 23 May, to €522 million, reports Iri.    Plant-based beverages remain the heavyweight of the category, with 191 million ...
The Picard connected snack bar
Food

The Picard connected snack bar

Launched in 2019, Picard's automatic food and dessert vending machine is present in around thirty diversified sites (companies, hospitals, schools, etc.). The group expects to install around 60 machines ...
Favorite ice cream brands in France
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Favorite ice cream brands in France

According to a YouGov survey of 1,021 French people conducted between July 7th and 8th, 24% of respondants say that Häagen-Dazs is their favorite ice cream brand, followed by Magnum (18%) and Carte ...
The organic market in France grew  €1.3 billion in 2020
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The organic market in France grew €1.3 billion in 2020

Despite the year 2020 being marked by the pandemic, the organic market in France continues to grow, reaching 13.2 billion euros in sales, up 10.4%. The French have largely turned to buying organic products ...
Organic meat production has doubled in 5 years
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Organic meat production has doubled in 5 years

In 2020, 15% of new consumers were attracted to organic food. In this context, the organic meat market continues to grow. Production has doubled in 5 years, rising from 29,746 tonnes to 59,115 tonnes ...
Fresh and smoked fish: 9% growth in organic shops
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Fresh and smoked fish: 9% growth in organic shops

With a 9% growth in sales of fresh and smoked fish between 2019 and 2020 in organic shops, the "fish" section, whether fresh or canned, is becoming increasingly popular with consumers. The market for ...
Teleworkers: a privileged target for organic
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Teleworkers: a privileged target for organic

Teleworkers, who are present in one in four households, are over-consumers of organic food. They spend 6.2% of their food expenditure on organic products. To boost sales of organic products, distributors ...
So'Nigiri is coming to France
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So'Nigiri is coming to France

Daunat has just announced the acquisition in February 2021 of the young company Horizon des Mets founded in 2016 by Alexis Gérard. The French leader in sandwiches is thus acquiring the So'Nigiri ...
Beer blows up the promos!
Food

Beer blows up the promos!

The pressure is on in the liquids category! According to the leaflet specialist A3 Distrib, the category is indeed the one that has seen the highest increase in promotional pressure in May 2021 compared ...
Carrefour launches packaging deposits in hypermarkets
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Carrefour launches packaging deposits in hypermarkets

Loop is arriving this year in the Carrefour hypermarket in Montesson (78) to develop the use of packaging deposits after an initial launch of the concept in Parisian Carrefour City and Market stores in ...
Leclerc: the end of plastic
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Leclerc: the end of plastic

E.Leclerc stores are taking a further step in their fight against plastic pollution. Since the 1st of May 2021, the plastic bag has disappeared from the fruit and vegetable shelves. It is replaced by ...
Planted is coming to France
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Planted is coming to France

Planted, the Swiss leader in plant-based alternatives to meat, arrives in France. The brand launched in 2019 by Pascal Bieri is characterised by a list of ingredients reduced to a minimum: pea fibers, ...
The rise of Lidl and Aldi
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The rise of Lidl and Aldi

Lidl and Aldi are gaining power. Between 19 April and 16 May 2021, the former broke through the 7% market share barrier in FMCG and self-service fresh food for the third time in its history. After reaching ...
The egg aisle breaks records
Food

The egg aisle breaks records

Eggs were very popular in 2020. Each French person consumed an average of 224 eggs over the year! The penetration rate has now reached a record 99%, up one point in one year. Sales volumes have jumped ...
E-commerce for food: a lead to consolidate
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E-commerce for food: a lead to consolidate

4 to 5 years ahead in a few months. 2020 will have been a record year for e-commerce in the world and in France. According to the figures that NielsenIQ and the Federation of e-commerce and distance selling ...
Mere, "the Russian Aldi", coming soon to France
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Mere, "the Russian Aldi", coming soon to France

The Russian hard-discount chain Mere could set up shops in France by the end of the year. Three cities are being targeted initially, in the North of France and in the Auvergne Rhône Alpes region. ...
Hard seltzers in the starting blocks before the summer
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Hard seltzers in the starting blocks before the summer

With sales of 250 000 euros in retail, these alcoholic beverages, which are very trendy in the United States and the United Kingdom, are only starting in France, and the competition promises to be intense ...
Renewed growth of the dairy products market
Food

Renewed growth of the dairy products market

After several years of decline, dairy products are back in 2020 with a 3.6% growth in volume, in mass distribution. For 2021, manufacturers are accelerating the trends already observed, such as healthiness ...
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