Cash-strapped French snap up ‘yesterday’s baguette’
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A bakery which sells day-old bread for a discount price has opened in the French city of Nîmes, which suffers the country’s highest unemployment rate.
Selling day-old bread for half the price of a normal baguette, the “Au pain de la Veille” (Yesterday’s bread) also offers pizzas, cakes and pastries.
The products come from traditional bakeries in the city owned by the
same company. Left on the shelf the previous day, the sweet and savoury
snacks are brought to the discount store and sold for half the price.
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