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The changing French consumer

French consumers driven by price, shun organics

They may enjoy a reputation for fine dining and gourmet tastes, but French consumers are increasingly looking at price tags when grocery shopping. With obesity on the rise and environmental concerns moving up the agenda,...

FRANCE: Consumer group slams “obesity manufacturers”

FRANCE: Consumer group slams “obesity manufacturers”

French consumer activists have slammed television food advertising, branding the food industry "obesity manufacturers". The Union Fédérale des Consommateurs (UFC) briefed the press on the findings of a study involving 352 families and 704 people.

French consumers take to ready meals

French consumers take to ready meals

In spite of its reputation for traditional home cooking, France appears to be taking to the ready meal concept, with sales of chilled processed foods on the rise. Emily Woon reports.

Organics driving growth in the French grocery sector

Organics driving growth in the French grocery sector

Trendy new packaging and lower prices are helping organic food leave its crusty, old-fashioned image behind and gain a firm foothold in the French grocery sector. Forward-looking organic producers and retailers are investing heavily in innovation, report CAD & Catherine Sleep.