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The unwitting winners of France's drought: salt farmers

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Temperatures climbed in recent months and almost inexistent rainfall turbo-charged salt water evaporation in the region. Sea salt production over the last 10 years had averaged around 1.3 tonnes per salt pan. This year the yield was nearly double at 2.5 tonnes, he said.
4 months ago·Paris, France

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The unwitting winners of France's drought: salt farmers

Through blistering heatwaves and drought that have parched the French countryside in recent weeks, one group has emerged a reluctant winner: salt farmers in the northwestern region of Guerande.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The unwitting winners of France's drought: salt farmers

LE POULIGUEN, France (Reuters) - Through blistering heatwaves and drought that have parched the French countryside in recent weeks, one group has emerged a reluctant winner: salt farmers in the northwestern region of Guerande. Read full story

4 months ago·Malaysia
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The Unwitting Winners Of France's Drought: Salt Farmers

Through blistering heatwaves and drought that have parched the French countryside in recent weeks, one group has emerged a reluctant winner: salt farmers in the northwestern region of Guerande.

4 months ago·United States
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The unwitting winners of France's drought: Salt farmers

LE POULIGUEN, France: Through blistering heatwaves and drought that have parched the French countryside in recent weeks, one group has emerged a reluctant winner: Salt farmers in the northwestern region of Guerande. Guerande's snow-white Fleur de Sel ("flower of salt"), which crystallises on the water's su

4 months ago·Singapore
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The unwitting winners of France’s drought: salt farmers

LE POULIGUEN -- Through blistering heatwaves and drought that have parched the French countryside in recent weeks, one group has emerged a reluctant winner: salt farmers in the northwestern region of Guerande. Read More

4 months ago·Canada
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The unwitting winners of France's drought: Salt farmers

Guerande's snow-white Fleur de Sel (‘flower of salt’), which crystallizes on the water's surface, is one of the finer salts on world markets, retailing in the United States at over $100 a kilogram

4 months ago·Philippines
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