Nutella, Coca-Cola, Ricard … Why the Prices of More Than 500 Products will Increase

The prices of hundreds of consumer products will increase this Friday, February 1 in stores. Why and how will they apply? Here is a news that consumers would be happy at the beginning of the year, when the lack of purchasing power is at the heart of the yellow vests crisis . As of February 1, 2019, the prices of many consumer goods will …

Strawberries and Apricots: why the French are Disappointed by the Taste of Fruits Sold in Supermarkets

According to a survey, only 32% of consumers say they are satisfied by the taste of strawberries, and 31% by the taste of apricots sold in supermarkets. Details The taste , that’s a lot! A survey conducted in July 2018 by the National Association for the Defense of Consumers and Users (CLCV) reveals that for many consumers, strawberries and apricots bought …

Strasbourg: Supermarkets will Close on Sundays

Supermarkets in Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin) with food of more than 120 m² will have to close on Sundays. This follows the decision of the Administrative Court of Nancy. A few days ago, we announced that the Fnac station Metz (Moselle) was closed on Sunday because of a decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle) applied Thursday 19th July 2018. From 1,000 …

Nort-sur-Erdre: Farmers in Action in Supermarkets

Thursday, farmers, led by farmers’ union FNSEA, have placed “stickers” on dairy and meat products in two stores, to denounce them “too cheap.” Thirty farmers visited Thursday morning, the two supermarkets in the town of Nort-sur-Erdre (Loire-Atlantique). Mickaël Trichet, general secretary of the FNSEA 44 (National Federation of Farmers ‘Unions), explained that it was an …

Food Waste. Supermarkets Engages in the Fight

Supermarkets and the government reached an agreement, today, Thursday to fight against food waste. The agreement covers a series of voluntary commitments, to strengthen actions against food waste, following a meeting earlier today, Thursday with the Minister of Ecology, Segolene Royal. These measures include the obligation for retailers to maximize their donations to associations or …

Shops Accused Over Tomato Labelling

Consumer group accuses supermarkets of misleading customers …. A consumer group has claimed that tomatoes are being wrongly labelled in French supermarkets to give customers the impression they are buying the highest quality.  An investigation by the CLCV claims that the big retail chains are capitalising on the popularity of plump, juicy oxheart ‘cœur de …

French MPs Vote to Ban Supermarket Waste

FRENCH MPs have unanimously voted to ban supermarkets from destroying food … Last week in parliament, French MPs have voted unanimously in favour of a bill to ban supermarkets from destroying food that is still fit for consumption.  The anti-wastage amendment was approved in the National Assembly  as part of a broader law on energy and …