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Auchan announces steps to complete transition

Auchan announces steps to complete transition

Published on Sep 16th, 2020

Auchan France has laid out its plans to implement the key initiatives established in the 2022 transformation plan. According to Auchan Retail France’s chief executive, Jean-Denis Deweine, the retailer is to focus on five strategic priorities:

  • Improve the offer: with more focus on local and exclusive or artisanal products and private labels

  • Update its hypermarkets

Complete packing solution for dried fruit snacks

Festival of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A 16th edition 2.0 under the sign of sharing

Festival of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A 16th edition 2.0 under the sign of sharing

Published on Jun 04th, 2020

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Festival is an event organized by Interfel, in France, to bring together professionals for a week of the fresh produce sector. The event will be held on social media from the 12th to the 21st of June, 2020.

This year, the festival is reinventing itself to offer a 100% digital edition and still convivial. For 16 years, the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Festival has been going towards families as a bridge to (re)discover the pleasure of cooking and eating fresh fruits and vegetables.

Presizing and automated robotic packing at MAF RODA

France’s organic producers rise to challenge

Strawberry sales take a hit

Strawberry sales take a hit

Published on Apr 08th, 2020

Not all fruits are seeing a positive effect of the lockdowns in many countries. Consumers appear to be choosing products with a longer shelf-life, which has significantly hit demand for strawberries across Europe at the peak of the season in the Mediterranean region. As a result, prices are falling as consumers switch to citrus, apples, and kiwifruit. There is currently a large volume of fruit available in Italy, Greece and Spain.

AREFLH requests EU assistance for fresh produce sector

AREFLH requests EU assistance for fresh produce sector

Published on Apr 06th, 2020

The Assembly of European Fruit, Vegetable and Horticultural Regions (AREFLH) has called on EU Commission President Von der Leyen to implement exceptional measures to respond to the consequences of the coronavirus health crisis.

Numerous member regions and their producer organisations met by videoconference on Wednesday 25 March to prepare a joint document to request the establishment of support measures for European producers of fruits and vegetables.

Rutabago ensures delivery throughout France of its 100% organic meal-preparation boxes

Rutabago ensures delivery throughout France of its 100% organic meal-preparation boxes

Published on Apr 01st, 2020
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The young company Rutabago is working to ensure the delivery of its healthy products during the Coronavirus pandemic. The message is: Don’t panic! There will be something for everyone! Deliveries are guaranteed for all the customers in four corners of France. 

Medfel 2020 focuses on initiatives for the climate and consumers

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