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Thursday, 31 December 2009

Pays Nantais: due in 2010 – tram-train Nantes to Clisson and

Two brief news items from Presse Océan:

Son arrivée est attendue pour l'été. Fin août, cinq rames du tram-train circuleront entre Nantes et Clisson. Lire la suite

The new tram-train service from Nantes to Clisson will start at the end of August. The journey will take 28 minutes with stops at the following stations: Nantes, Saint-Sébastien, Vertou, La Haye-Fouassière, Le Pallet and Clisson. There will be two trains an hour during rush hour.

Petit Mouzillon
La production du Petit Mouzillon va redémarrer au cours du premier trimestre 2010. Lire la suite

The Petit Mouzillon is a dry biscuit that was made in the small town of Mouzillon from 1848 until production ended in 2007. In July 2009 it was bought by Biofournil, a French organic bread maker. Production will recommence in early 2010. Apparently the Petit Mouzillon was traditionally eaten with a glass of Muscadet.

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