Starting this year we are proud to announce that the Savonnerie du Midi has joined the exclusive group of Marseille companies rewarded by the label “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” (Living Heritage Company).
A bit of history
Three brands existed at the foundation of the Savonnerie du Midi in 1894. Today only one remains, “La Corvette”, recognizable by its navy blue logo representing an old sailing ship and it alone encompasses 125 years of history.
It is a master soap maker who still exercises his talent to produce, in the rules of the art. Utilizing tools that are sometimes a hundred years old like “the cauldron”, traditional Marseille soap, whose content is 72% olive oil, remarkable for its simple geometric shape and its sides stamped with the initials “Marseille soap” to attest to its authenticity.
Museum and factory store
Since 2018, the site has been open to the public and welcomes visitors to discover its museum and factory store.
/!\ If you are short of time, you will find a range of products from the Savonnerie du Midi soap factory in our store!