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    Two major culinary events were taking place in Lyon this week : the World Pastry Cup and the World Cuisine Contest (a.k.a. Bocuse d'Or).

    Both events take place once every two years. Gold, silver and bronze medals are attributed by country, a bit like at the Olympics, but for food.

    You can find the past results on the websites. Here are the statistics of medals by country.

    World Pastry Cup

    1. France : 6 gold medals, 1 silver medal
    2. Japan : 2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze
    3. Belgium : 1 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze
    4. USA : 1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze
    5. Italy : 1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze
    6. Netherlands : 2 silver
    7. Austria, Canada, Luxembourg : 1 bronze


    World Cuisine Contest

    1. France : 6 gold medals, 2 silver medals, 1 bronze medal
    2. Norway : 4 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
    3. Sweden : 1 gold, 3 silver
    4. Luxembourg : 1 gold
    5. Belgium : 3 silver, 3 bronze
    6. Denmark : 2 silver, 1 bronze
    7. Germany : 3 bronze
    8. Iceland, Singapore, Switzerland : 1 bronze
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