Meccano toys - now Made in France, again


If you have been buying toys for children this Christmas, chances are they were made in China.

But one toy company has decided to buck the trend and to repatriate production back from China to Europe.

And the company is not any old name: the construction kit maker Meccano has been around since the end of the 19th century and is now based in France.

Hugh Schofield reports.

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