Jersey to Exhibit at Major French Agricultural Show

Wednesday 21 February 09:37

The Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture, Senator Lyndon Farnham, will lead a delegation representing Jersey at one of France’s most significant agricultural shows in Paris on 24 February 2018.

The Salon International de l’Agriculture (SIA) is one of the world’s largest and most important agricultural shows, attracting around 700,000 people, including senior politicians.

Now in its sixth year of exhibiting at the event, Jersey has developed strong links with regional contacts in Normandy, and continues to benefit from the support of the Channel Islands’ regional office, the Bureau des Iles Anglo-Normandes, which is based in Saint-Contest in Calvados. The department of La Manche will once again host Jersey on their stand, giving the Island an opportunity to promote its agriculture and to continue to grow its database of potential future visitors.

Senator Farnham will attend the event alongside representatives from his department and Farm Jersey. During his visit, he will meet the President of Normandy (and leader of the Centrist party) Hervé Morin, and the President of La Manche, Marc Lefèvre.

Senator Farnham said: “The SIA is a high-profile event and, as such, provides an important opportunity to build on existing political, economic and cultural links with Normandy. Our attendance at an agricultural show of this calibre is not only an asset for the Island’s industry but also a chance to foster relationships between Jersey and France at regional and national levels.”

Chief Executive of Farm Jersey, John Garton, added: “Visitors to the Jersey area on the Normandy stand will be able to taste a variety of Genuine Jersey products and learn about Jersey and our four main agricultural exports of oysters, lobsters, Jersey Royals and dairy products. They will also have a chance to win a weekend break provided by Visit Jersey. By showcasing some of our most renowned and authentic Jersey produce, we’ll be supporting efforts to build an attractive and rounded picture of what Jersey has to offer.”


  • Ibex Education - Excel at Intermediate Level £285 - Take the Intro and Intermediate together 20% discount = £456.00

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - Excel at Advanced Level £285

    › read more
  • Marbral Advisory - Blockchain for lawyers Early Bird: €75.00 - Standard: €115.00

    › read more
  • Marbral Advisory - Blockchain Basics Early Bird: €75.00 - Standard: €115.00

    › read more
  • Jersey Chamber of Commerce 250th Gala Event Details coming soon

    › read more
  • GTA Guernsey - Mindful Leadership 2 day course - Jersey | CPD Points: 14 | Course Cost: £495.00 | Course Length: 2 day course 09:00 - 17:00 | Location: Jersey Hospice | Tutor: Chris Robilliard

    › read more
  • Jersey Business - Enterprise Week 2018 FREE EVENT

    › read more
  • Critical Briefing: How Artificial Intelligence is transforming commerce

    › read more
  • Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman (CIFO) FREE EVENT | 2.45pm Registration

    › read more
  • Barclays AI Frenzy Free Event

    › read more

Chamber Knowledgebase

Our frequently asked questions

Contact Magazine

Click here to view the latest digital issue of the Channel Islands Business Magazine.

Jersey Airport / Harbours

The latest arrivals and departures, select a link above

Charity of Choice 2018

Click here to learn more about the vital work of the Jersey Employment Trust and how you can help.

The Benefits of Membership

Networking opportunities, including our popular luncheons
Topical seminar programme
Support and guidance on doing business in Jersey

And become one of over 500 member businesses supporting Chamber in its aim of ensuring that local business is at the heart of a thriving and diverse local economy.

Call 01534 724536
› About Chamber

Copyright © Jersey Chamber 2012 - The Jersey Chamber of Commerce welcomes your comments and views. However, the posting of comments is subject to our terms which can be read here. Comments posted by users of this site are not the Chamber's comments nor do they represent the views of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

↑ Back to top