Nadeige and Catherine Ruppli, two sisters-in-law are launching the second stage of their “Bocaux&co” undertaking this Friday, January 28. After recovering and cleansing 10,000 glass jars, they’re now provided on the market in a shop-workshop which opens this Friday, January 28, at 9 rue Maurice Ravel in Dijon, very near the Parc de la Colombière. It welcomes the general public on Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 2 p.m. to six p.m. The target is all the time the identical, to keep away from waste and educate us to turn into eco-consumers. Interview with Nadiege Ruppli, one of many two co-founders of Bocaux&co.
What is going to this new place you might be opening right here in Dijon be used for?
This new place will make it potential to check the sale of jars to residents and to see what their assist is, whether or not they wish to purchase jars, what kind of jars and at what value? The thought is admittedly to additionally construct with all of the actors, our professionals with whom we already work and at the moment residents. Past that, this store additionally has a vocation as a workshop to permit residents to take part in elevating consciousness in regards to the observe of canning.
Are there any particular issues to know?
Sure, as a result of for instance on the several types of jars, on the totally different capsules which make it potential to make preserves that are totally different between pasteurization and sterilization. We will additionally do lactofermentation and we will merely retailer our meals in jars, in our fridges and in our freezers. So, in reality, the purpose is admittedly to clarify all of the practices, all of the hygiene guidelines and all of the dangers related to storage.
Once you speak about a workshop, do you imply that you will put together jars, preserves?
We will do theoretical consciousness workshops, however within the type of video games and explanations. We will additionally do sensible workshops round canning. Right here, we do not have the potential for doing sterilization or pasteurization workshops, as a result of that requires exact hygiene guidelines and a centralized kitchen. However we can be accompanied by exterior companions who will be capable to present us with a room to have the ability to work throughout sensible workshops.
What persons are you focusing on?
The jar is known as a very specific strategy. After we begin speaking about jars, everybody remembers their grandmother who made the jams, others clarify that they preserve a variety of them. There’s an emotional strategy which could be very sturdy. So anybody can can and might use jars. We actually attain all audiences.
We talked about Bocaux & Co when it was created final September. The opening of this retailer, does that imply it is doing properly?
We’re in an experimental part for a 12 months. It truly began at the start of September 2021 and it continues till the tip of August 2022. This permits us to check your entire reuse circuit. In September, the opening made it potential to open our assortment factors in a southern district of Dijon, in a micro district, to check the adhesion of the actors and the residents to donate jars. As we speak, we collected greater than 10,000 for two,500 kilos, so two tonnes 5. We had complete assist from the actors and on the stage of the residents. That is what we needed to check. We additionally examined your entire employment circuit, ie gathering, sorting, washing, dressing them, testing by way of hygiene what it’s potential to place again into the distribution circuit. This part works properly. We’re in a second experimental part, which is due to this fact the opening of the shop.
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