France faces butter shortage amid global demand for pastries

Baker Thierry Kubowicz cuts a part from a 25 kg piece of butter in a bakery in Versailles, west of Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. French pastries, and butter, have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)


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