The Berlingot is a typical sweet from Provence, and more precisely from Carpentras where it is made.
The fig is a highly symbolic fruit of Mediterranean civilization. In Provence, it is a historic site, cultural, gastronomic, economic.
France is the first world producer of lavender and the Provence is the main French production area.
Strawberry from Carpentras
The sunny climate of Provence is ideal for growing sweet smelling, crunchy strawberries.
Saffron comes from a delicate purple flower and it is actually the stigma which, once it has been dried in a special oven becomes the spice so dear to gourmets.
In Provence, an important part of the production is processed into candied fruit , candy, lollipops , jams ...
There are more than 2,000 cultivated varieties. In France, the pear is the fifth most consumed fruit.