- Author : Margot Madesclaire
- Master : 3189
OIL SHORTAGE : FEAR FOR THE FRIES | M6 | 66 minutes
Between them Ukraine and Russia account for 80% of the world’s production of sunflower seed so, ever since the two countries have been at war, exports have been practically nil. Within a few weeks the yellow gold has disappeared from supermarkets. Without the oil to cook them, will fries soon become a luxury? Even the fries stalls in the Nord department are being burgled. The giants of the food industry will maybe need to reinvent their recipes because sunflower oil is omnipresent: potato chips, mayonnaise, cakes. And is this the moment for French farmers to play their cards right? In our kitchens what are the alternatives to sunflower oil to avoid going without fries or not having dessert?