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The fruit bursts in the mouth. Rum is present, but subtle. Served very cold as an aperitif or digestif, Arranged the wine made in at the head Of Couch Tasting agree.
Based in Roëzé-sur-Sarthe
A huge reward for those who spent hours developing their recipes: Marie-Jean Joseph-Matheren.
The 30-year-old moved in with his family. Roze-Sar-Sarthe. In 2021
In December of the same year, he created his own brand and his own business at home.
A family recipe
What does it offer? a range of ” Better organized rims » With different flavors (coconut, passion fruit, mango and lemon ginger) and creole planters.
with an agricultural rim at 50° from the West Indies and corresponding to a to advise Which was for him Surrendered by his mother-in-law, Marie-Jeanne Joseph-Mathurin has won loyal customers. Why this Homemade recipes There is no equivalent in supermarkets.
“My mother-in-law, married to a Guyanese and a Martinican, always makes rum, and it’s delicious. I’ve tried to find flavors here, but most of the time it burns, it stings, it’s too strong. is,” he says, who prefers sweet cocktails to pickle digestifs.
“If I don’t get what I want, I make it”
Marie-Jeanne Joseph-Mathurin tried many brands before saying to herself: “If I can’t find what I want, I’ll make my own drink!” »
And this is what this computer engineer did. Safe tasting.
It took a year of development to develop these personal recipes from family tradition.
I did a lot of tests, I removed and added ingredients to find the right balance.
The delegation obviously acted as a guinea pig. “Many tasting evenings are organized at the house. »
In the (pretty) 70cl bottles, the alcohol, cane syrup, mixed fruit and pulp went well together and the “very tasty” result received only positive feedback.
Available at local grocery stores.
In one year, the Saoufé tasting has sold out. 700 bottles.including 300 during the 2022 year-end celebrations.
“We have organized many tastings during the Christmas markets in the region”, reports the entrepreneur who regularly organizes events to promote himself.
Divided into Gourmet grocery store in Roézé-sur-Sarthe But me too At Anagram Bulk Grocery Store, Le MansCreole liqueurs can also be ordered directly from Marie-Jeanne Joseph-Mathurin.
Two new recipes.
A person who devotes himself to this activity in the evenings and at weekends has a room in his garden dedicated to the preparation of beverages, and to the sterilization and labeling of bottles.
Marie-Jeanne Joseph-Mathurin, never short of ideas, has just developed two new recipes (Vanilla and Vanilla/Song) that will be marketed in 2023.
She plans to recruit a trainee, then a work-study student, from September to help her.
www.saoufe-degustation.fr, @saoufedegustation on TikTok and “Saoufé Dégustation” on Facebook. Alcohol consumption is dangerous to your health, consume in moderation.
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