What are the outstanding products of French gastronomy abroad? “ France remains the world’s leading exporter of wine, exporting 9.3 billion euros in 2018, up 2.8% thanks to champagne and cognac. While luxury products are popular, for example French oysters, which are exported to more than 80 countries, and we are exported with 11,800 world leading tons for a record amount of 88.5 million euros “says journalist France 2 Florence Griffond Set of 13 hours.
Beyond luxury, what is the record for our food? “ We must not rest on our laurels too much, because at European level last year, for the first time since 1945, we sold more than just food to our partners – millions of euros, as shown in sectors like meat or cheese. We look at the world, we sold more than we bought, the balance is 1.8 billion euros in 2018 “she adds. It must be remembered that the competition is not always fair. “ There are fakes of champagne, some French manufacturers are resisting the phenomenon with associated labels to safely identify the bottles, and oyster producers are also exposed to counterfeiting.” French decided to label each oyster with a logo to ” Made in France “guarantees to close Florence Griffond.