French people seduced by breads from abroad

According to a study conducted by the Federation of the bakery-pastry industry, even if 6 out of 10 French do prefer the traditional baguette, they are now keener to explore other bread varieties.  A trend which goes with a decrease of bread consumption and a change in the times of consumption.

While kebab and bagel breads are familiar to 7 out of 10 French people, ciabatta, pita and Swedish breads are familiar to 60% of the respondents, which is reflected in their consumption, with an of average 5.4 different types of breads over the last 12 months but 3.5 breads on average per month. 
While the baguette is the most consumed bread, about 4 times a week, it is followed by « pain boule » or « pain pavé », sandwich bread and cibatta. The other breads are consumed more occasionally, and it turns out that 2/3 of the French have stopped panini and kebab bread. 

Young people between the ages of 15 and 24 are now consuming more than before sandwich bread, wraps, tortillas, ciabatta or kebab bread. 

The survey also revealed that the least consumed varieties remain pita, Swedish, bagel and focaccia breads. 

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