pre-sale

Agneau de pré-salé (French: "Salt meadow lamb") is a type of lamb which was raised in salt marsh meadows of France, especially Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy and the Bay of the Somme in Picardy. The sheep graze in pastures that are covered in halophyte grasses with a high salinity and iodine content, causing their meat to have a distinct taste that is considered a delicacy.
In 2006, salt marsh lamb raised in the area around the Bay of the Somme received its own AOC certification. It can also be found, to a lesser extent, in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

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