Where was margarine invented?

in France
in the United States
in Austria
in Germany
Margarine was invented in France by Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès in 1869, during the Franco-Prussian wars. He invented it in response to a competitive challenge from the French government under Napoleon III, who was looking for a cheap and stable substitute for butter, and offered a big prize to anyone who could pull it off.
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flagIndia
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20%
12%
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flagPoland
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