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Asia's hunger for bread and pastries boosts wheat demand

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Asia is losing some of its appetite for rice in favour of wheat - a trend that is nowhere more pronounced than in South Korea, where bread and pastries have become a new staple.

Seoul

ASIA is losing some of its appetite for rice in favour of wheat - a trend that is nowhere more pronounced than in South Korea, where bread and pastries have become a new staple.

From working mothers, who find toast more convenient to prepare for breakfast, to city dwellers