Burgers winning takeaway war with baguettes in France

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A total of 1.46 billion burgers were sold last year in France, compared with 1.22 billion baguettes filled with sliced ham, according to study just released, which also estimated that at least one type of burger is on the menu at 85% of French restaurants.

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French people have bought more US-style hamburgers than their own classic jambon-beurre sandwich for the first time in history, a study suggests, reports BBC News.