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A greenhouse in an Auchan hypermarket

A greenhouse in an Auchan hypermarket

Auchan is testing in Italy the installation of a greenhouse in a hypermarket. Fresh herbs and salads grow directly on the shelves and customers make their own “harvest”. Agricooltur, a young company from the Turin region, is at the origin of the scheme. The neighboring Auchan hypermarket plays the game and placed in its market […]

Waitrose encourages customers to use reusable containers for fresh products

Waitrose encourages customers to use reusable containers for fresh products

The giant supermarket Waitrose has announced recently that it will be asking customers to bring reusable containers for their fresh products, for the aim of reducing plastic waste and also to have better conditioning for their fresh products especially meat and fish. This decision came as part of the retailer to deliver a better service […]

Sustainability commitment to experience: Kaufland to participate in the discussion at the International Green Week

Sustainability commitment to experience: Kaufland to participate in the discussion at the International Green Week

Kaufland will provide information on its current measures for sustainable food production from 18 to 27 January 2019 at the International Green Week in Berlin. Kaufland presents itself for the first time at the 85th International Green Week with a booth (Hall 3.2, Erlebnisbauernhof, Stand 172). On Friday, 18.01.2019, the company will also invite well-known […]

The increase of Organic products to 22% at E.Leclerc

The increase  of Organic products to 22% at E.Leclerc

Organic sales at E.Leclerc reached 930 million euros in 2018, an increase of 22%. What to consolidate its place in the top three of the French market, with Carrefour and Biocoop. Carrefour claims a turnover of 1.2 billion euros on organic, growing by 20%. The Biocoop network had to finish the year with 1.2 to […]

ِCanada, Romaine Lettuce is safe to consume

ِCanada, Romaine Lettuce is safe to consume

The Public Health Agency of Canada has announced recently with the collaboration of provincial public health partners that they have been investigating outbreak of E. coli infections in Ontario. The Investigation showed that romaine lettuce grown in Canada, including hydroponic romaine lettuce and romaine lettuce grown in green-houses, is not associated with this outbreak. With […]

A grand opening for the new Postuma AGF

A grand opening for the new  Postuma AGF

  Along two days, On Friday 14 and Saturday 15 December 2018, Postuma celebrated the opening of the doors of its new location in the new building in the Dutch town of IJsselmuiden. The building – which totals 10,000m2 – was officially taken into use after the opening ceremony, the first day Friday, December 14th, Postuma AGF […]

A new Organic store in Tokyo by Aeon Co and Bio c’ Bon

 The Japanese retailer Aeon Co stated recently that it is teaming up with the French supermarket retailer Bio c’ Bon. This cooperation aims to open a new store that provides organic items.    Because of the rise of the awareness of Organic food consumption in Japan, most supermarket retailers found themselves obliged to look for alternative sources […]

Leclerc inaugurates its first organic market in the Grand Est

Leclerc inaugurates its first organic market in the Grand Est

  Leclerc is opening its first organic store in Germany and the second one after its first store in Charente-Maritime, France.   The French-based retailer has announced through its CEO that it is having its first store concept dedicated to organic products in the first store inaugurated in Saintes where the focus is on local and short-circuit supply.  “Our […]