Japan takes home first World Pastry Cup in over a decade

Japan is taking home the World Pastry Cup for the first time in 16 years.

The event, which is held biannually in Lyon France, brings together teams of dessert specialists who compete in a variety of competitions, including traditional tastings and artistic creations. Over 50 teams compete in qualifiers to get to the grand finale, which organisers say is a great way for countries to show off their talent and local culture. It is the third time Japan has won the grand prize since the competition began in 1989. ...continue reading