Pépito - LU
Delight in a moment of pleasure with Pépito cookies by Lu. These delicious biscuits are topped with milk or dark chocolate – your choice.
Pépito cookies were initially made by the brand Belin. From the start, the milk chocolate cookies were sold in blue and white packaging, while the dark chocolate cookies had red and white packaging. The character Pépito, a young Mexican wearing a sombrero and sometimes a poncho, is pictured holding a cookie in his hand, about to eat it. The character comes from the Italian TV show of the same name.
Pépito eventually becomes a part of LU, and an essential one at that!
A little-known fact: LU was formed in 1846 as a shared passion between two biscuit artisans: Jean-Romain Lefèvre and Pauline-Isabelle Utile. The acronym from their initials gave the company its name. LU products win a gold medal at the 1882 fair in Nantes (for more about LU and Nantes, read our Summer French Trip blog post here!)
With their LU’Harmony program, LU has helped French farmers grow wheat according to biodiversity-promoting and environmentally-friendly practices since 2008. Today, over 1,500 farmers have put these practices in place. The farmers are located as close as possible to factories; sign a charter outlining measures to help protect the environment; and take action to help preserve local biodiversity. For example, 3% of Harmony wheat fields are dedicated to flowers that help feed pollinators!
- milk or dark chocolate (sugar, cacao paste, cacao butter, powdered milk, vegetable oil, butter, lactose, emulsifier: soy lecithin, aroma)
- palm oil
- powdered milk
- glucose-fructose syrup
- baking powder
- monocalcic orthophosphate
Contains wheat, milk, soy. May contain eggs, shell fruit, sesame.
Weight: 200 g
Each box contains two individually-wrapped sets of 10 cookies.