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Rungis

 

a city in France, in the department of Val-de-Marne; suburb of Paris. Population, 8,000 (1968). In 1969 the Greater Paris central wholesale food market (formerly Les Halles) was opened in Rungis. The commercial complex covers an area of 625 hectares and has its own production shops, warehouses, and railroad stations. The market itself covers an area of 204 hectares. In 1972 as many as 12,000 people worked permanently in the complex.

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PARyS (CyHAN)- Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tuesday kicked off World Health day with a visit to the Rungis wholesale market in Paris.
Additionally, the CIAA has partnered with Cniel, the organization representing French dairy processors, for a special tour of leading French food retailers, including Rungis, the world's largest fresh produce distribution center; a Carrefour hypermarket; and upscale cheese shops and gourmet stores.
trading as Corsair International, is an airline based in Rungis, France.
Je devais dans cette periode de fetes dire aux Francais que nous devons etre tous sur le pont pour le travail et la lutte contre le chomage", a dit le president francais lors d'un deplacement au marche international de Rungis, pres de Paris.
Plus, she visits an award-winning cheese shop, and heads to the world's largest wholesale food market in Rungis to produce steak tartare for a group of local butchers.
It sources fresh, hand-picked produce direct from speciality food markets and manufacturers and regularly purchases produce from Rungis Market, Paris.
Additionally, the conference will host a modest trade show, reception, networking dinner, and a visit to the Rungis produce market.
Price includes: Return coach travel and Channel crossings Two nights'' bed and continental breakfast accommodation at the Novotel Orly Rungis A visit to Disneyland' Paris with one day''s admission to the Disneyland' Park (Hopper tickets to include admission to Walt Disney Studios' Park are available at a supplement) The services of a representative at Disneyland' Paris visit us online at: www.
Winners will receive an all expenses paid trip to the Rungis food market in Paris which originated in the 10th century and is now the largest wholesale food market in the world.
1 March 2010 - French animal feed and agribusiness group Glon has announced it has become the majority owner of Porcgros, an abattoir based in Rungis, the main fresh food market for the Paris region.
During their stay in Paris, they visit the city's giant larder, the Rungis market which is the biggest in Europe, and check out the high-speed TGV rail control centre.
The men, both in their 20s, were captured by an elite squad at the Credit Lyonnais branch in Rungis, near Paris.