French frozen foods pizza

Is France Turning the Corner?

December 7, 2017

More adventurous palates, added to greater demand for premium foods, suggest the sluggish performance of the French frozen foods industry could be ending, reports Jonathan Thomas In recent years, the French frozen foods market has […]


Ajinomoto Completes Acquisition of French Company

November 9, 2017

Ajinomoto Co. has completed procedures for the acquisition of all shares of Labeyrie Traiteur Surgelés S.A.S. (“LTS”) through its consolidated subsidiary Ajinomoto Foods Europe S.A.S. (”AFE”) in accordance with the details announced on July 20, […]

SIAL Trends 2016

SIAL Trends: Sustainability and Technology

October 13, 2016

The final two trend directions for frozen food products to be showcased at SIAL, the largest food and beverage trade fair this year, taking place in Paris Oct.16-18, relate to food waste, packaging, provenance and […]

Frozen Food Trends in France

France: Indulgence Takes Center Stage

October 13, 2016

‘Gourmet’ and ‘indulgent’ are key adjectives in France and the frozen foods space, Gama’s latest assessment of the frozen product innovation landscape reveals. Tom Warden, editorial director, Gama Broadly in line with other markets in terms […]

French Own Label Expo MDD Changes Name and Concept

French Own Label Show MDD Becomes M.A.D.E

September 8, 2016

The French private label trade show MDD, which includes a distinct area for frozen food own label products, will change its name to M.A.D.E (meaning Marques Associées Distribution Event = French for Own Label Brands […]

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Inside SIAL’s Shopping Basket

August 4, 2016

In the last 20 years, hypermarkets and supermarkets have represented 70% of the market share in Europe – not only because consumer habits are deeply engrained, but because these outlets have managed to retain customers […]

Frozen Organic Pizza Sales on the Rise in Spain and France

Frozen Pizza: France and Spain Go Organic

June 30, 2016

More than two in five pizza users from Spain and France agree that organic pizza is better for you than non-organic pizza, but while French manufacturers are capitalizing on this perception, Spanish companies have yet […]

Processed Meat Labeling in France

New Origin Labeling for Meat Foodstuffs in France

April 20, 2016

The European Commission has agreed “in principle” for mandatory origin labeling for meat and dairy in processed foods in France. The French Ministry of Agriculture said: “The Commission has given its approval in principle for […]


Bio & Organic: Spotlight on Clean-Label Products

February 16, 2016

The naturalness is the first demand of the worldwide consumer, whether he is Chinese, Brazilian or German, with, of course, different understandings of the naturalness, according to each country. Therefore, clean label food and allergen-free […]

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