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Et si on mangeait local ?

And if we were to eat locally?

What are short food supply chains going to change in my everyday life


P. Philipon, Y. Chiffoleau, F. Wallet, N. Hulot

Edition 2017

For the past fifteen years or so, the “short supply chains” in marketing food products are reappearing extensively in France. Helped by food crises, today's consumers want to know where their food comes from and how it has been produced. The book answers clearly practical questions raised - where can I find these products? Are they more expensive, do they taste better? What is the difference between an AMAP (association supporting small farming) and a farm shop? What is the environmental impact? Eat locally: ultimately, is this or is this not a “good idea”?

 

Consult Nicolas Hulot's foreword


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De l'œnologie à la viticulture

From winemaking to viticulture


A. Carbonneau , J. Escudier , P. Mauguin

Edition 2017

A richly illustrated book giving a complete overview of viticulture and wine: growing conditions of vines, wine components and microbiology, winemaking methods, processing and bottling of wine, the wine production sector in France, wine tasting and sensory analysis and other vine products. Special attention is paid to high-end products (Champagne, Cognac), wine and cooking, wine-producing countries, wine consumption around the world and in France and the health benefits of wine.


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From cocoa to chocolate

From cocoa to chocolate

A food-lover's saga - New Edition


M. Barel

Edition 2016

This book, written by a scientist who specialises in cocoa and is a chocolate lover himself, takes us on a journey around the world to discover the culture of cocoa and its processing. Step by step along the way we meet small growers, merchants, traders and chocolate makers. Nutritionists and law makers reveal secrets and guidelines. We view the process through the eyes of a chemist as we explore the molecules of the aroma and follow them during the fermentation and roasting of the beans. Eventually we get to taste the chocolate and distinguish the different locations where beans are grown. Filled with the author's personal experiences, this beautiful book introduces us to the great history of chocolate, the saga of a delicacy known as the "food of the gods".


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Quel est le meilleur chocolat ?

Which Chocolate is Best?

90 keys to Understanding Chocolate


M. Barel

Edition 2015

A book to find out everything about chocolate, from growing the cocoa tree through all the cocoa processing stages. Discover the secrets of its smell, the art of chocolate-making, its tasting pleasures and its virtues. A fascinating work written by a scientist specialising in cocoa and a huge lover of chocolate.


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Repenser l'économie rurale

Rethinking the Rural Economy


P. Jeanneaux , P. Perrier-Cornet

Edition 2014

This book reflects on the foundations of the rural economy by incorporating the societal components of rural life (changes in rural employment, inhabitants, services, needs, environment, etc.). It also deals with territorial dynamics of the environment, the role of institutions and governance in rural areas. A panorama of reflections on changes in rural areas in France and abroad


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Innovation and Food Heritage in Rural Areas

Innovation and Food Heritage in Rural Areas


J. Bessière

Edition 2012

French rural areas are acquiring new roles - lighthearted, recreational, residential and also environmental and landscape - as they continue with their transformation.They are developing as a response to the assertion of new social concerns plus a diversity of key players and a wide range of goods and services.

The book is based on a deep-seated analysis of three rural areas in South-West France that all have strong heritage and food-processing potential.The author covers the promotion of food heritage and considers local food productions as resources for the future of regions.


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European and Chinese truffles

European and Chinese truffles


L. Riousset, G. Riousset, G. Chevalier, M. Bardet

Edition 2012

The globalisation of trade resulted in a major influx of truffles from China into the European markets from 1994 onwards.The tremendous similarity between these truffles and those of Périgord, combined with a lack of information from truffle growers, storers and consumers, has led to a great deal of confusion and encouraged fraud.


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Les liens de l'eau

Les liens de l'eau

In Brenne, a Society Around its Ponds


G. Bédoucha

Edition 2011
Curiosity has led Geneviève Bédoucha to the heart of the Brenne, this still-secret wetland with its thousands of ponds. The links are tightening in these waters given over to fish farming since the monastic era.
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Coffee:  Terroirs and Qualities

Coffee: Terroirs and Qualities


C. Montagnon

Edition 2007

Cet ouvrage analyse la relation entre terroirs et qualités. Il examine également le rôle de la qualité dans les programmes de relance de la filière café et la façon dont les chaînes d'approvisionnement de café exercent dans la face des réalités du marché et la demande des consommateurs.


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Biodiversity and Local Ecological Knowledge in France

Biodiversity and Local Ecological Knowledge in France


L. Bérard, M. Cegarra, M. Djama, S. Louafi, B. Roussel, P. Marchenay, F. Verdeaux, A. Kiff

Edition 2006

The knowledge of nature held by autochthonous and local communities has been studied from an autochthonous angle. French experience is based on the notions of heritage and of terroirs. This original approach could feed international debate.


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