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Laiterie Coopérative d'Echiré

The Echiré cooperative dairy is a butter factory established in Deux-Sèvres since 1894, next to an abundant and very pure water source. Its AOP Charentes-Poitou Echiré butter is recognized for its quality, taste and very malleable texture. Prize for French Excellence, it is exported to 5 continents, in 29 countries.
What is this success due to? With milk, supplied by breeders within a 50 km radius, with cream which matures for 18 hours to develop its taste and personality, with churning of creams in wooden churns, an ancestral know-how that the cooperative is one of the last to use and to the master butter maker who supervises the entire production. Come and discover its pure taste of cream, with aromas of hazelnut.


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76 Church Square
79410 ECHIRE
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