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The quernon, the blue chocolate from Angers

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Created by a chocolate-maker from Angers, la Petite Marquise, in 1960, this speciality is made of nougatine with almonds and nuts, coated with chocolate.

It’s a blue sweet, because it echoes the quernons, those slate blocks used in Anjou to make roofs.

We find these candies decorated with Angers emblematic buildings: the castle, the cathedral, Saint-Aubin tower...

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