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Studies

Ham and butter sandwiches hang on, but for how long?

A baguette, smeared with sweet or salted butter and topped with a slice of ham and sometimes a few pickles. Perfectly simple — this is the quintessential recipe for a ham and butter sandwich. However, even as this classic snack continues to remain the favourite among the French, it faces fierce competition from the burger, which is only gaining in popularity. (Article in French)Read more →

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Research

Soon Soon Soon

Testing the agriculture of tomorrow at MIT

Caleb Harper is the director of MIT’s Media Lab Open Agriculture, an open source site dedicated to the agriculture of the future and which is managed by research teams at MIT. Teams from France’s Soon Soon Soon had the chance to meet up with him recently. Read more →

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Studies

Burgers: Quick to eat but not cheap!

Burgers, which can be found on the menu of 75% of the restaurants in France and had 1.19 billion units sold in 2015, cost on average 11.58 euros in France, according to a study led by Gira Conseil as part of the expo EquipHotel. (Article in French)Read more →

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Tech

Touring the horizon of Foodtech’s start-ups

Following the summer demise of Take Eat Easy, the Foodtech market could seem to be loosing steam. And yet, Dupont Lewis, who works in branding and marketing for food professions, has created an infographic that presents the different start-ups of France’s Foodtech; and oh how many there are! (Article in French)Read more →