April 6, 2023 – In 2022, the French food processing sector encompasses approximately 17,300 companies ranging from small family-owned businesses to some of the world’s largest multinationals. Widely regarded for global leadership in innovative technology, quality and marketing, French food processing companies provide employment to more than 450,000 people, generating $211 billion in sales. While market demand is strong, the French food processing industry continues to face significant challenges with rising energy and commodity prices following COVID related supply chain disruptions and the ongoing Russia – Ukraine war.
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