When did you start as a salt marsh worker?
Christophe: Ten years ago.
Where are your salt marshes located?
Christophe: Between Batz sur Mer and Guérande, on the road to Kervalet.
Why did you go into the salt worker trade?
Christophe: I was born in Guérande and live in Batz sur Mer, so have been immersed in this environment from a very young age. I went down other paths at first, but came back after discovering other trades less appealing to me.
How would you describe your trade in 3 words?
Christophe: Freedom, autonomy, nature.
Which is your favourite season for working in the marshes and why?
Christophe: Springtime, because everything starts to grow again, nature wakes up and our salt marshes become whole again.
Which values are conveyed by the brand Le Guérandais?
Christophe: Solidarity, honesty, nature.
How would you describe coarse salt?
Christophe: A raw, whole and natural product.
How would you describe "fleur de sel"?
Christophe: A fine, delicate and fragile product.
What is your favourite recipe using Guérande salt?
Christophe: A square of dark chocolate with a hint of "fleur de sel" on it.