• This week, Emmanuel Macron, president of France, gave an important speech laying out his priorities and vision for food in France, to conclude the first part of those Estates focused on business relations along the food chain.
  • French Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Travert acclaimed the excellent results of the first Ecoantibio plan, which was in place from 2012 to 2016. The target figures for reducing the use of antibiotics for animal health were not only met but largely surpassed.
  • Reducing deforestation and increasing carbon sequestration in agricultural soils can strongly reduce emissions that cause climate change, while avoiding risks for food security. This is what a new study has found from the French National Institute for Agronomic Research.
  • he interbranch organization which represents and drives the French forestry industry, France Bois Forêt, last month launched a three year communication campaign designed to boost wood consumption in France.
  • Béarn wine is a type of wine produced in the southwestern region of France, near the town of Bayonne. Its area of production is relatively small, making up approximately 670 acres. It is produced in a humid oceanic climate which is moderated by the effect of the Pyrénées mountain range that can be found nearby along the French border with Spain.