How French is India: French connections in your daily life
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How French is India: French connections in your daily life

Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, may be arriving on his first State visit to India but the French have been embedded in India and Indians' daily life for a pretty long time.
Louis Pasteur may be known to a few million Indians and unknown to many, but pasteurised butter and pasteurised milk are consumed on a daily basis by hundreds of millions of Indians. Pasteurisation, in a nutshell, involves heating milk to a very high degree of temperature for a few seconds and then cooling it rapidly, to kill pathogens.
India's self-sufficiency and surplus in milk and milk products owes much of its success to this process that allowed milk to be preserved for longer periods of time.
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