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France: Industrial Hemp in France

France is the third largest industrial hemp producer in the world and the top producer in Europe. The French hemp production and processing industry is heavily regulated with national and European Union laws and regulations.
A French ban on the sales of fruit and vegetables with identifying stickers threatens exports of U.S. sweet potatoes (approx. $20 million in sales annually) and grapefruits ($8 million annually).
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France: Retail Foods

During the Covid-19 pandemic the French government designated the retail sector as essential and most firms had a continuity in operations.
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France: Agriculture in Corsica

Corsica is a mountainous French island found off its southern coast in the Mediterranean Sea.
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France: Food Processing Ingredients

The food processing industry an important sector for France. In general, it has successfully managed the Covid-19 crisis by adapting to cost increases and more stringent sanitary measures.
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France: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

France bans the cultivation of crops that are derived from modern biotechnology and limits research into their use.
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France: Exporter Guide

France imported $1.38 billion of food and agricultural products from the United States in 2019.
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France: FAIRS Country Report

France, as a member of the European Union (EU), generally follows EU directives, regulations, and obligations.
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France: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

France as a member of the European Union (EU-27) has implemented EU regulations for the import of animal and plant products.
The French Government announced this week that ducks on two farms in southwestern France were infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).
France is the largest producer of sugar beets in Europe growing just over 30 percent of EU27+UK ‘s production in MY 2019/2020.
France’s 2020 wheat harvest, estimated to be about 31 million metric tons (MMT), means a 25 decline in production as compared to 2019 because of unfavorable weather conditions.