News – FR – Emmanuel Macron meets farmers on Tuesday in the absence of their living room


Emmanuel Macron on February 4, 2021, at the Elysée (Photo illustration) – Ludovic MARIN Â © 2019 AFP

Emmanuel Macron will meet on Tuesday in Burgundy with actors in the agricultural sector to demonstrate “his interest” in this sector in the absence of the agricultural fair, canceled this year Because of the Covid-19 crisis, the Elysée announced on Monday

A month after being received in a farm in the Eure, the Head of State is expected in the morning at Etaules (Côte d’Or), at a fifteen km north of Dijon, to visit a family farm in mixed farming (oleaginous, vegetables, pigs, sheep, horses), which works in particular in short circuits

This field visit takes place at the time when the agricultural fair should have been held, which represents a marathon every year for Emmanuel Macron, who had stayed there for a dozen hours on February 22, 2020

With the Minister of Agriculture Julien Denormandie, he will discuss major topical issues during a round table with farmers, processors and distributors “committed to a better response partition of value between the different links of the agro-food chain “, according to the presidency The debate will be moderated by Serge Papin, the former boss of System U commissioned by the Ministry of Agriculture to work on “the distribution of value” in this sector

This discussion will be held a few days before the end, on March 1, of the annual trade negotiations that determine the prices of products sold in supermarkets (excluding private labels) and the remuneration of all links in the food chain

Emmanuel Macron is expected to speak on the subject while the government has warned that it will continue to intensify controls to try to get out of the tug-of-war between large retailers and its suppliers

The round table will also focus on “what works” and “what should be done to go further” in the Food Law (or Egalim), promulgated in 2018 following the Ã? general conditions of food, according to the Elysee

The Head of State must also receive by the end of the week the six main agricultural unions, including the FNSEA, for the annual update on major issues, including the reform of the CAP and the transition Ecological

Emmanuel Macron, Côte-d’Or, Agriculture, Paris International Agricultural Show, Julien Denormandie

News – FR – Emmanuel Macron at the meeting of farmers on Tuesday in the absence of their living room