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A soap-maker stacks bars of Marseille Soap on February 26, 2013 in... News PhotoBeauty Product,Bouches-du-Rhone,Business,Corporate Business,Factory,Finance,France,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Indoors,Majestic,Making,Marseille,Occupation,Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur,Stack,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY THIBAULT LE GRAND A soap-maker stacks bars of Marseille Soap (Savon de Marseille) on February 26, 2013 in Salon-de-Provence, southern France. The four remaining Marseille soap-makers, who estimate that their product is too often victim to unfair competition by inathentenic products, are cleaning up the market to defend their product, firstly with a collective brand, and soon, they hope, with a 'geographic indication'. 'There is more fake Marseille soap being sold than real' claims Julie Bousquet-Fabre, the president of the Union of professionals of Marseille soap (UPSM). AFP PHOTO / BORIS HORVAT (Photo credit should read BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images)