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Latest update : 2017-12-29

Say cheese: France's dairy dilemmas

The French don't just eat a lot of cheese, they also argue about it: How to taste it, wrap it, cut it and eat it. In this year-end edition of the FRANCE 24 Debate, François Picard hosts a panel to discuss these all-important French cheese do's and don'ts.

Programme produced by Charles Wente and Tatiana Reiter.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Florence VILLEMINOT

Host, French Connections on France 24

Laurent DAMIENS

Communications Director, French Dairy Organization (CNIEL)

Véronique RICHEZ-LEROUGE

Chair, 'Fromages et Terroirs' Advocacy Group

Pierre BRISSON

Cheese Producer, 'Paroles de Fromages'

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2018-10-23 Debate

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2018-10-22 Debate

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2018-10-18 Debate

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2018-10-17 Debate

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2018-10-16 Debate

Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

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