Abstract or Introduction
By thinking of France, one often automatically considers its famous cuisine. France is one of the countries that is often referred to when considering a country with a rich food culture. French people have always been proud of it. They are known for their sophisticated kitchen, their creativity in pastries as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and grains grown in the fertile soil of the country. Furthermore, France is well known for its best wines in the world. Internationally, French restaurants have the image of their refined way of cooking with high quality ingredients and also high prices. Food is one of the great passions of the French.
A person’s diet often reflects the French heritage and social status. At the same time the country still undergoes a fast food boom and was currently identified as the second biggest fast food market in the world only outranked by the United States. The following paper addresses aspects of the French food culture focusing on fast food. Additionally, the French food culture regarding fast food will be compared to the status quo in Germany.
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- Karolin Hommel (Author), 2015, Food Culture versus Fast Food Consumption in France and Germany, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/317892