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Potato of Noirmoutier’ island

Potato Noirmoutier is the most classic and best known of the group’s productions Noirmoutrins farmers.

Its very fine and skin peeler, its freshness and sweetness are that it is picked before maturity, 90 days after planting.

The new corner shops

The new corner shops

 

Our attitude towards food is changing, and a new type of grocery shop is starting to emerge. The corner shops bring tradition to life in the best of times: discover it on video!

A new wave of coffee culture in France

A new wave of coffee culture in France

 

In the world capital of gastronomy, espresso at the counter is still too often associated with a "sock juice" ... But the coffee culture is progressing in France.

Sustainable trout farming in France

With over 35 000 tons of trout farmed every year; France is Europe’s third largest trout producer.

  55 kilometers outside of Paris in Yvelines, this former biological engineer with a specialty in water treatment, farms what have come to be known as the “queen of the river”.

French watercress The Essone department is France’s largest watercress producer.

French watercress made in Méréville, Essonne

The village of Méréville is located 60 kilometers outside Paris and is known as the watercress capital, it yields 10 % of national production.

Franceagroalimentaire.com met the local producers.

Natural wine Natural wine is as close to the fruit as possible. It is becoming increasingly popular.

Natural wine is as close to the fruit as possible. It is becoming increasingly popular.

The restaurant owner Pierre Jancou is an ardent defender of natural wine.

Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health, consume with moderation.

Andresy Confitures, a family business that exports successfully Andresy Confitures is a family business established since 1962.

Andresy Confitures is a family business established since 1962.

 

It supplies made-to-order products to brands, fine grocers, retail chains and acclaimed chefs. Let’s head over to the factory, to the nerve-centre of production for these jams that combine tradition and modernity.

 

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Pierre Hermé – The Haute-Couture of French patisserie The company created in 1997 by Pierre Hermé and Charles Znaty.

A International leading group

The company has been expanding strongly since 2010 on the international scene with several boutiques now located in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

The first Pierre Hermé Paris boutique opened in Tokyo in 1998, followed in 2001 by a boutique in Paris, located in the fashion district of Saint-Germain-des- Prés at 72 rue Bonaparte. Success was immediate in Tokyo and Paris alike. Every day, enthusiastic gourmets discovered Pierre Hermé pastries, macarons and chocolates while connoisseurs from around the world flocked to these temples of sweet delights. In late 2004, a second Parisian boutique with its very innovative interior design opened at 185 rue de Vaugirard. In early 2005, Tokyo saw the inauguration of the latest Pierre Hermé Paris concepts: the Luxury Convenience Store and the Chocolate Bar. Both establishments are situated in the Omotesando district, where all of the major imported brands and fashion houses active in Japan are also present. In 2008, Pierre Hermé and Charles Znaty launched the first Macarons & Chocolats Pierre Hermé Paris boutique on rue Cambon in Paris. In 2010, they inaugurated the Maison Pierre Hermé on rue Fortuny in Paris, home to the Atelier de Création.

  See one of Pierre Hermé numerous masterpiece.. 

Exports are the future at Rungis Rungis International Market is the largest market for fresh produce in the world.
Rungis International Market is the largest market for fresh produce in the world. A central player in French and international food industry sectors, it provides real added value at every stage, from producer to consumer.

Made in France, Made with love A new concept for the Pavilions France to serve French products and brands since January 2015.
  madeinlove With the France Pavilion, Sopexa supports each year nearly 2000 companies in 20 000m2 in the world. These pavilions remain a key element of business success internationally. With a new promise that federates and a new architecture of the stands, favorable environment for exports for a favorable export environment is immediately created, ensuring your products and your brand visibility they need to penetrate markets efficiently. Come exhibit your products on the new concept of the Pavilion, the colors of the hexagon, for guaranteed visibility and very high quality to international buyers. You will enjoy very functional and modern spaces, designed to meet your expectations in terms of services and furniture. Did you know that in each room, Sopexa deploys an important communication for exhibitors (press relations and media plan, partnerships, buzz on social networks ..), complete with animations high value held in the Pavilion, to present value your products and bring out the vis-à-vis competitors Pavilion? By exhibiting under the banner "Made in France, Made with love" is all the quality know-how to the French, the passion and commitment that drive you as professionals of the food sector are valued, whether business or inter-regional power. Sopexa and Heidi Win Big at France’s 2015 "Grands Prix Communication & Entreprise": they scoop up an Honorary Prize in Corporate Brand Identity category for “Made in France, Made with Love” campaign. At the 2015 “Grands Prix Communication & Entreprise” ceremony in France, Sopexa, the global agency for food, drink and lifestyle marketing, in partnership with Heidi, was awarded an Honorary Prize in the Corporate Brand Identity for the development of French Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry’s campaign “Made in France, Made with Love" last week.
Created to support the export growth of circa 8 000 French companies around the world, the brand embodies the passion and know-how of France’s food and beverage industry professionals. It also highlights the traditions, terroirs and taste for innovation that drive them and make French products unique. The claim “Made in France, Made with Love” conveys a promise rooted in the French food industry‘s values. The visual was designed to be elegant and fit into any type of media harmoniously, while spotlighting the word “LOVE.”
The key visual features a knife, a fork and a bottle of wine that form a pattern evoking the monograms of France’s world-renowned lifestyle, fashion or leather goods brands. The new identity was introduced at international food & wine trade shows , via the French Pavilion. This true flagship brings together nearly 2,000 exhibitors at food and beverage trade shows worldwide and was visited by 755,000 industry professionals in 2015.
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Celebrating French Gastronomy In France mealtimes are sacred.

And since the 16th November 2010, the French mealtime tradition features in the UNESCO world heritage list, in the intangible category.

To celebrate this prestigious recognition, a number of events are currently taking place across France, with the first ever Gastronomy Festival leading the way.