From Jean-Christophe Chatton and Lucile Morin.
Grown for centuries, the popularity of walnuts is now strong. Walnuts are nos longer automn snacks or dedicated to cakes. They are celebrated as a major part of French heritage and as a source of protein full of qualities. The media hype of their nutritional qualities by dieticians and lobbies caused demand to soar.
Above consumption aspect, walnuts are a French leading product, by their exploitation as by the issues ongoing: environmental, ecological, societal, patrimonial.