Skip to comments.Laulhère becomes the sole producer of berets in France.
Posted on 02/13/2014 8:50:12 AM PST by managusta
As well as the baguette marinara(French loaf),the beret remains one of the most famous of French symbols abroad. Now production of these" Made in France " headgear is based on the shoulders of a small family business established since 1840 to Oloron.
Laulhère has indeed acquired berets Blancq-Olibet, its historic rival established in 1819 and located 40 miles away, to Baudreix the heart of the Béarn.
"The acquisition was natural because there was no room for two major and historical actors in the sector beret says René Renda, manage Laulhère. Now, we are the last to control the manufacturing process of traditional beret, carded wool yarn (wild, Ed) to finished product. "
Until the take over, Bancq-Olibet manufactured between 50 and 60,000 per year berets, which is now added to the production at Laulhère estimated at 140,000 pieces per year. The company is the sole supplier for the French army.
She wore a Pakistani Beret
Like the kind you find
In a Walmart store
And since she won’t shave
Don’t need to wear much more
. . . Or when performing “Those Canaan Days” in a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Berets are very popular in Germany. Go figure.