The 2024 epiphany has begun. The opportunity to get together as a family around a galette des rois. Every year, in France alone, 60 million pancakes are produced. If the frangipane pancake remains the best seller, pastry chefs and manufacturers are also taking the opportunity to reinvent themselves with chocolate or chestnut cream pancakes. As for the bean, the latter can sometimes bring you several tens, or even hundreds of euros. We tell you how to know the value of your beans.
According to the National Confederation of French Bakery and Pastry (CNBPF), the galette des rois period represents up to 10% of the turnover of artisan bakers. This year, with inflation which stood at 3.7% over one year in December 2023, the price of pancakes is changing. According to France Info, the price of pancakes between 2022 and 2023 had already seen increases of between 1.20 and 3 euros on average.