Keyword: croissant

Butter shortage threatens popular French breakfast pastry

France's legendary croissant, brioche and other pastries most traditionally eaten as a breakfast treat are under threat of a shortage of butter, the price of which has more than doubled in a year.

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Croissants 'dying out' in France

Claim that half of the buttery, crescent-shaped pastries found in so-called “home-made” bakeries are industrially made and heated up on site.