(Not So) Fun Fact: When Louis XVI Ruined The French Grain Industry

Fun facts about bread

French king Louis XVI was told by one of his ministers that deregulation of the grain industry would be good for France. Instead it led to higher bread prices and food shortages on bad harvest years.

One Comment Add yours

  1. ratmom says:

    Bread being expensive is not good. It’s kinda expensive right now too.


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