Since they are on the menu at the very prestigious new pre-school in the prince George, the sales of green lentils of le Puy are exploding in England. A free promotion of the terroir auvergnat which rejoiced on Twitter, Laurent Wauquiez, president of the Region Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes.
On September 7, the prince George, has made his entry into kindergarten, to the very prestigious Thomas’s Battersea School , London, where his grand-father prince Charles, and his father, walked to her age in the corridors of Wetherby, the traditional all-boys school in Notting Hill for the crowned heads. A first for a descendant of the monarch, than to go and explore the school a ” great school, very lively and even slightly chaotic, aimed at parents cosmopolitan, as wrote the Good Schools Guide, guide to reference, which reminds us that 19 languages are spoken in the playground.
A school intended, therefore, to open the mind of the heir to the throne, but also his appetite for the little prince is going to be used in the canteen meals quick to tell him to sharpen the palate. As well as revealing the Daily Mail, one of the meals recently enjoyed by the older brother of Kate and William – and prepared by a French chef, this place – was made of green lentils of le Puy-en-Velay. Therefore, it was not necessary any more for the sales of this legume which benefits from a PDO (protected designation of origin) for nearly ten years, exploding in the uk. “We have a lot of requests from our customers, on-site, in Britain, since the article in the Daily Mail, particularly on the part of the restorers. The wholesalers receive a lot of calls!(…) This is a beautiful spotlight on the Puy lentils in England, already our second-largest market after France. And then, make the buzz with a dry vegetable, rich in vegetable protein, and a little prince of 4 years, it is very politically correct ! “explained to the AFP, Antoine Wassner, the boss of the company Sabarot, specialist of the pulses in the Haute-Loire which exports 50% of its production of green lentils, of which 10% in England.
A setting in light of the ” caviar of the Velay “, its land of origin, welcomed Laurent Wauquiez this Tuesday on Twitter. “God save the green lentils of le Puy! We could not have dreamt of a better ambassador in the United Kingdom. “said the presidential candidate of the Republicans on the social network. The lenses that the president of the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes had already discussed last may during a rant pushed in the columns of the regional daily Le Dauphiné, where he denounced with virulence acceptance by a significant portion of the juppéistes and lemairistes of the ” outstretched hand ” of the new president of the Republic : ” I am sickened by all those who sell themselves for a plate of lentils. The renewal, this is not barter his convictions against a morocco ministerial. “
God save the green lentils of le Puy ! We could not have dreamt of a better ambassador in the United Kingdom. https://t.co/D04EU5Lb6n
— Laurent Wauquiez (@laurentwauquiez) 12 September 2017,Laurent WauquiezGeorge of England
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