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High prices for haute cuisine in France this Christmas

RUNGIS, France (Reuters) – If you’re holidaying in France this festive season, you’ll have to pay more for delicacies like foie gras and snails after a turbulent year for agricultural production that saw duck flocks decimated by bird flu and butter shortages in supermarkets.   A worker holds a blue …

BBC – Capital – Why Japan celebrates Christmas with KFC

How a fast-food marketing campaign turned into a widespread Yuletide tradition for millions. Every Christmas, Ryohei Ando gathers his family together for a holiday tradition. Just like their father did as a child, his two children will reach deep into a red-and-white bucket and pick out the best piece of …