This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.LAPLACE, La. (WGNO) – Here at Jacob’s World Famous Andouille in LaPlace, the name says it all. It’s Jacob’s, it’s andouille and, you guessed it, the pork palace is smack dab in the andouille capital of the world. “Jacob’s was the first establishment that sold andouille in LaPlace,” says Simone Rel with Jacob’s World Famous Andouille. It turns out Jacob’s success is partly due to a title bestowed by former Gov. Edwin Edwards back in the ’70s, making LaPlace the official andouille capital of the world. And if you need more convincing, the ever-popular Andouille Festival that was started by the people of LaPlace back in 1972 pays homage to the specialty sausage. here for a full schedule of events.