Carrefour news

17 July 2019
Carrefour has announced a partnership with Spanish start-up Glovo to provide fast home delivery service in four countries. About the partnership The partnership will cover four countries: France, Spain, Italy and Argentina. The service is due to be operational by early October at the latest. Essentially, it will allow consumers to benefit from a 30-minute delivery service, seven days a week. ...
10 July 2019
Carrefour France has selected Symphony RetailAI to supply warehouse replenishment, inventory flow and supply chain insights solutions to its business. Deepening the partnership The move represents a step forward in an existing collaboration between the two businesses, with Carrefour Brasil having embedded solutions focused on inventory optimisation in warehouse and store operations. Franck Noel-...
01 July 2019
Carrefour Brasil is due to roll out new recyclable packaging for its organic products, bakery, cafeteria, cold cuts in addition to products that are purchased through its e-commerce platform. 51 million Stryrofoam trays to be removed The move forms part of Carrefour’s plan to phase out conventional plastic packaging for its organic products and use instead recyclable, biodegradable packagin...
28 June 2019
Carrefour, Système U, a French retailer’s cooperative and Veolia, a waste management company join forces in research with the aim of reducing single-use plastics in packaging. (RE)SET as a partner Carrefour, Système U and Veolia are due to partner with (RE)SET, a company specialising in circular economy innovation. The parties involved are putting into practice the pledge made last February...
04 June 2019
Carrefour has reported a sales jump thanks to its use of Blockchain technology which tracks its meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores. First, what is Blockchain? Blockchain technology is gaining considerable momentum in the global agrifood sector. This technology provides the ability to instantaneously trace the entire lifecycle of food products from origin through every point of contac...
14 May 2019
From the 14th May, Carrefour is set to host the Loop platform on its website. Loop has been launched by several manufacturers to test a returnable packaging proposal and aims to reduce packaging waste. A result of a partnership between 25 consumer goods manufacturers and TerraCycle Nestlé, Mars Petcare, Mondelez, Danone, Proctor & Gamble, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Lesieur are amongst the man...
30 April 2019
Carrefour has announced the implementation of blockchain technology to its Rocamadour cheese’s supply chain. First cheese to benefit from the technology Rocamadour is the first cheese and eighth product of the Carrefour Quality Line to introduce blockchain mapping. This cheese is produced by six French farmhouse producers from goat’s milk and has a protected designation of origin (PDO) stat...
17 April 2019
As the retailer looks to continue to build the success of its Act for Food initiative globally, it has announced, with Nestle, the use of Blockchain technology for a national brand, while in Belgium it has entered into a partnership with pork supplier, Westvers. Carrefour, Nestlé to use Blockchain for Mousline Carrefour and Nestlé have announced that from 15 April they are using Blockchain tech...
27 February 2019
Carrefour has signed the national pact for phasing out plastic packaging by 2025. Carrefour is one of many businesses to have signed an agreement with the ministry of ecological transition in France, solidifying its commitment to reducing plastic packaging use for good.   Source: Carrefour In 2018, Carrefour committed to ensuring all of the packaging used in its products being recyclabl...
11 February 2019
Carrefour is working with Urbasolar and investing in photovoltaic awnings in 36 of its hypermarket car parks. The initiative will support Carrefour’s climate plan. Improving “green” credentials Urbasolar is France’s leading supplier of independent photovoltaic awnings. The installation of these parking canopies will generate electricity for the hypermarkets’ own use. Carrefour is the first reta...