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  • Busy French turn to British food
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Busy French turn to British food

France has historically been sniffy about English cuisine, favouring their gastronomic culture of brie and bordeaux over fish and chips and builder’s tea. But now the tides are turning, and French diners are turning to British brands for high quality convenience food.

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