Bleus de Pastel de Lectoure
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To extract the woad pigment it works with CAPA (Coopérative Agricole des plaines de l’Ariège) co-operative.
Its know-how is rare and complex, involving extracting pastel and dyeing with woad. Its extraction unit has eight vats in a cascading layout. Extraction involves four phases: soaking, oxidation, precipitation and refining.
Its clientele is varied and loyal. The company perpetuates regional and ancestral know-how.