Sacripant

English translation: \"Mini Sacripants\" drinkable yogurt

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French term or phrase:Sacripant
English translation:\"Mini Sacripants\" drinkable yogurt
Entered by: jeantrad (X)

05:33 Nov 1, 2013
French to English translations [PRO]
Food & Drink
French term or phrase: Sacripant
From a list of yogurt products:

Sacripant à boire fraise

I believe this refers to some sort of strawberry yogurt drink, but I'm having trouble
finding out what "sacripant" means.
jeantrad (X)
United States
"Mini Sacripants" drinkable yogurt
Explanation:
This is a product from Leader Price. There is a picture here:
http://www.ciao.fr/Leader_Price_Mini_sacripants_a_boire__313...

Here are some sites that mention the product:
http://sinequanon.over-blog.com/article-4270609.html
http://www.mesgouts.fr/?_escaped_fragment_=produit-lader-pri...

It seems to be on page 7 of the following list from Leader Price (PDF):
http://www.leaderprice.fr/repository/file/liste_des_produits...

About the name:
Leader Price is a discount grocery store that sells products similar to brand name products found in non-discount stores, often slightly different or even parodic names. I think that these "Mini Sacripants" yogurts come from another Leader Price product called "Petit Sacripants," which are butter cookies topped with a piece of chocolate (both are generally "for kids"). The cookies are a take-off of LU brand "Petit Écolier" cookies, which have a picture of an old-fashioned schoolboy molded into the chocolate. In the Leader Price discount version, the schoolboy is replaced by a rascal or truant, i.e., a "sacripant."

More information:
http://lfd08.blogspot.fr/2008/07/little-schoolboy.html
http://archives.lesechos.fr/archives/2012/SerieLimitee/00109...
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John Holland
France
Local time: 23:46
Grading comment
Thanks for all the help. Very much appreciated.
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"Mini Sacripants" drinkable yogurt


Explanation:
This is a product from Leader Price. There is a picture here:
http://www.ciao.fr/Leader_Price_Mini_sacripants_a_boire__313...

Here are some sites that mention the product:
http://sinequanon.over-blog.com/article-4270609.html
http://www.mesgouts.fr/?_escaped_fragment_=produit-lader-pri...

It seems to be on page 7 of the following list from Leader Price (PDF):
http://www.leaderprice.fr/repository/file/liste_des_produits...

About the name:
Leader Price is a discount grocery store that sells products similar to brand name products found in non-discount stores, often slightly different or even parodic names. I think that these "Mini Sacripants" yogurts come from another Leader Price product called "Petit Sacripants," which are butter cookies topped with a piece of chocolate (both are generally "for kids"). The cookies are a take-off of LU brand "Petit Écolier" cookies, which have a picture of an old-fashioned schoolboy molded into the chocolate. In the Leader Price discount version, the schoolboy is replaced by a rascal or truant, i.e., a "sacripant."

More information:
http://lfd08.blogspot.fr/2008/07/little-schoolboy.html
http://archives.lesechos.fr/archives/2012/SerieLimitee/00109...


John Holland
France
Local time: 23:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks for all the help. Very much appreciated.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Janice Giffin: I'm impressed with your research!
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Janice

agree  DLyons: A Petit Filou then.
4 hrs
  -> Exactly! Thanks, DLyons
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