Carrefour sparks row over rare vegetable claims

Carrefour has been accused of misleading claims and jumping on the green bandwagon over its decision to sell unregulated vegetable varieties long abandoned by supermarkets.

Claiming to be “joining the farmers’ struggle”, Carrefour is offering 12 varieties in 40 of its shops, grown from so-called semences paysannes (‘countryman seeds’) by local growers in a campaign called marché interdit (forbidden market).

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