The frenchch production

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AGRI OBTENTIONS
Plant research and selection for the diffusion and promotion of new varieties.
http://www.agriobtentions.fr

ALINEA - TOPALLIANCE
The Alinéa cooperative is a national organization specialized in the production of condiments (garlic, onion, shallot), fruit (melon, Ente plums) and dry beans.
Top Alliance, a subsidiary of this cooperative, sells to supermarkets, chain stores (80% of its activity), wholesalers and out-of-home catering businesses (10%), and is in charge of exports (10%).

http://www.topalliance.com

APRIFEL
Garlic nutritional specifications sheet available on the APRIFEL (fresh fruit and vegetable agency) website.
http://www.aprifel.com/fiches,produits.php?p=2&c=2

GEVES
The Variety and Seed Study and Control Group. The GEVES is the public body in charge of carrying out mandatory trials for:
• the approval* of new plant varieties,
• the legal protection of plant breeders' rights
• the inspection and certification of seeds prior to sale

http://www.geves.fr

GIE de l'ail Dromois
Le GIE l'Ail Drômois réunit des agriculteurs spécialisés, représentant l'ensemble de la filière, du plant certifié à la production d'ail et d'échalote de consommation.
http://www.aildromois.com

Gnis (Groupement National Interprofessionnel des Semences et plants)
The Interprofessional Body for Seeds and Seedlings. This association supervises the Official Inspection Body in charge of garlic plant certification.
http://www.gnis.fr

INRA
The French National Institute for Agricultural Research
http://www.inra.fr

JARDINS DU MIDI
The Jardins du Midi was created in 1936 in Beaumont-de-Lomagne in the Tarn et Garonne, the capital of French garlic. In the beginning the Jardins du Midi only sold garlic, but the company gradually widened its offer to include a wide-range of traditional products (garlic, onion, shallot, dried beans and pulses, herbs and spices).
http://www.jardinsdumidi.fr/index.php4?page=128

L'ail en phytothérapie
The Phytomania website provides comprehensive information and advice on the ways of using garlic for health purposes.
http://www.phytomania.com/ail.htm

L'ail fumé d'Arleux
The town of Arleux, near Douai in the North of France, has built its reputation on a gastronomic specialty: Peat-smoked garlic…
http://www.arleux.fr

L'ail rose d'Auvergne
Discover everything you ever wanted to know about pink Auvergne garlic and the traditional festivals celebrating it on the website of the Chambre d'Agriculture d'Auvergne
http://www.auvergne.chambagri.fr/pages/rubsav/fiches/fruits/ail.htm

L'ail rose de Lautrec
The Association for the Promotion of Label Rouge pink Lautrec garlic.
In 1966, pink Lautrec garlic was the first and only variety in its category to be granted the Label Rouge.
http://www.ailrosedelautrec.com

La culture de l'ail en zones arides
The ICS website. The ICS provides agricultural supplies and agricultural support for cultivating garlic in arid areas, such as Africa.
http://www.ics-agri.com/francais/ail-varietes-fr.htm

La fête de l'ail de Cherrueix
The Cherrueix garlic website. Cherrueix is situated in the bay of the Mont St Michel, and once a year it holds its Annual Garlic Festival.
http://www.fetedelail.fr/

La fête de l'ail de Saint Clar
Once a year, one of the most popular garlic festivals is held in this small town in the Gers, which has a long tradition of producing garlic in the south west of France.
http://www.tourisme-coeurdelomagne.fr/ail.html

La filière ail dans l'île de La Réunion
Thanks to the work carried out by the CIRAD, the tradition of garlic production has been re-established on the island and every year a festival is held to celebrate this.
http://reunion-mayotte.cirad.fr/actualites/ail

SEMENCE MAG
An online magazine dedicated to seeds and vegetable grains and the role they play in our everyday life.
http://www.semencemag.fr

TOP SEMENCE
A breeder and producer of certified garlic plants in the Drôme.
http://www.topsemence.fr

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