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Marble or granite, what to choose?

Historically, marble and granite have been worked by marble workers. So often by abuse of language, we call marble any stone surface used in the industry or food industry.

In the vast majority of cases, when a pastry chef, chocolate maker or confectioner tells you that he works on marble, he is actually working on granite. Why?

Granite is more solid, and much more resistant to scratches from knives. It is less porous and therefore easier to maintain and guarantees better "alimentarity". Both marble and granite are natural crystallised rocks, but marble is made by crystallising limestone, so it is not very resistant to acids (cleaning products or food). In short, marble is a noble stone that goes very well on tombstones, furniture or buildings, but for the kitchen, granite is much better!