Macron wants French baguettes UNESCO listed

France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma

Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published broadcast rewritten or redistributed

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the baguette to be added to a list of world treasures accredited by UNESCO.

Long loaf is 'the envy of the world, ' president declares.

The bakers have been inspired by the success of Italy's Naples pizza, which was protected by the UN's cultural body a year ago. France's national baker's association has already submitted an application to the Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Spanish La Liga match report Real Madrid v Villarreal 13 January 2018
Real Madrid will play against Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabéu in the 19th round of the Santander La Liga 2017/2018. Ronaldo also had a chance just moments before halftime.

"The baguette is the envy of the whole world", he told Europe 1 radio after meeting Friday with bakers at the Elysée presidential palace in Paris.

Artisan breadmakers have voiced concern about mass-produced imitations.

"When I see the quality of bread in supermarkets, it is impossible not to get angry", Dominique Anract, president of the National Confederation of French Patisseries and Bakeries (CNPBF), told food website Atabula. "The bread is frozen, some of it comes from Romania or who knows where, nothing is carried out in accordance of the rules of the art". If accepted, the baguette would be in good company on Unesco's lists, which include cultural traditions such as: Summer solstice fire festivals in the Pyrenees, the Tango, Arabic coffee as a symbol of generosity and beer culture in Belgium.

Covenant Asset Management LLC Invests $513000 in Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Stock
The semiconductor company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.14. This repurchase authorization permits the semiconductor company to buy up to 74% of its shares through open market purchases.

What is already on the list?

.

Unesco also have a list of protected locations known as World Heritage Sites but the cultural list featuring traditons, crafts, music, dance and food.

France have already had some successful applications including Alecon lace-making to French-style equitation.

Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Buys Shares of 25280 Gentex Co. (NASDAQ:GNTX)
The short sellers will then buy the stock back at a much lower price and replace the borrowed shares, pocketing the difference. It has outperformed by 2.93% the S&P500. (AAPL) by 16.3% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Últimas notícias