The not-to-be-missed agricultural trade show opens its doors on 23 February and runs until 3 March 2019, at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
This very Parisian event, unique in its genre, invites the public and professionals alike to discover the complete range of French agriculture, including 1,000 exhibitors from 22 countries, 1,400 breeders and 2845 animals.
Now in its 56th year, the theme of the 2018 show will be ‘Women, men and their expertise’.
The 9-day-long show is France’s largest agricultural show in Paris and offers an array of special events: workshops, tastings... and don’t forget the three parts of the famous General Agricultural Competition (animals, products & wines, young professionals) that take place throughout the show.
4 areas to discover
- Livestock breeding sectors: where you can see more than 384 breeds (cows, bulls, goats, horses, donkeys, rabbits, pigs, cats, dogs...) making a total of over 2845 animals ! The opportunity to admire ‘Imminence’ a Bleue du Nord breed of cow that is the mascot of the 2019 show and of the finest animals presented at the General Agricultural Competition for animals.
- Products from France and overseas French territories and the world: to enjoy regional French specialities and gastronomy from around the world. The ‘Artisanat et Patrimoine rural de France’ area presents the traditional tools of farmers as well as craft products made from raw materials produced in France.
- Crop and plant sector, gardening: to discover the richness of French agriculture: large-scale farming, cereal, fruit, and vegetable production; current garden trends...
- Agricultural services and professions: to meet the main players in the agricultural world and appreciate their expertise.
Not to miss during your visit: the Exhibition Bridge, which has information and photo displays on the expertise of women and men from the agricultural world; the Milking Parlour; the Pedagogical Farm; the Bakery and Bread making; the Landscape Game ‘the Plant Odyssey’, urban agriculture through aquaponics, permaculture or hydroponics ...