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Japan wins the seventh World Bread Championship

October 28, 2019
Japan wins the seventh World Bread Championship
Ana Rodríguez

The Japan team has won the seventh World of Bread Championship, organized by Ambassadeurs du Pain from October 20 to 22 at the Serbotel lounge in Nantes (France).

A total of 16 countries (Belgium, Brazil, China, Ivory Coast, South Korea, France, Ghana, Italy, Japan, Mali, Peru, The Netherlands, Philippines, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Ukraine) gathered at the fair to face off in the competition. After the deliberation, an international jury decided to grant Japan the victory, second place went to Taiwan, and third place went to France.

The competition, which for the first time was attended by four female assistants, also awarded six special awards: bio bread to France, snacking to Japan, pastries to Taiwan, flavor and nutrition to Belgium, artistict piece to Japan, and best assistant to Japan.

The six best countries in the World Cup (Japan, Taiwan, France, Italy, Belgium, and China) will face off in the third edition of the Best of Mondial de Pain in Peru. France is the first European country to climb the podium of this competition since 2015.