Le sel de l'île de Noirmoutier

Our local products

A TASTY ISLAND BETWEEN LAND AND SEA

A mild climate, nourishing sea and fertile land: Noirmoutier Island has what it takes to cultivate quality, flavourful products. You can find all the products of Noirmoutier directly at the producers’ sites, at market stalls and in the shops. All our local products from the land and the sea are certified with the “Flavours of Noirmoutier Island” (“Saveurs de l’île de Noirmoutier”) label.

LOCAL PRODUCTS FOR SALE

Noirmoutier Island’s oyster, salt and potato farmers, as well as its other artisans like confectioners and biscuit makers, are happy to share their know-how and their love of the island with you.

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Vente de produits locaux

Taste the most marine potatoes!

On Noirmoutier Island, potatoes thrive in the particularly mild climate and the salty air. They grow in sandy earth, enriched by seaweed, which is where they get their unique flavour.

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Discover the white gold of Noirmoutier Island

On Noirmoutier Island, salt harvesting is an ancestral technique that has been passed down from generation to generation. To produce salt, it takes not only the salt maker’s talent, but also sun and wind. You can buy packets of salt directly from the salt makers at the salterns in the summer or from the salt cooperative all year round.

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Le sel de l'île de Noirmoutier

OYSTERS AND OTHER SHELLFISH OF NOIRMOUTIER ISLAND

A local product par excellence, the oyster has always shared a great culinary history with Noirmoutier. The island’s oysters are known for their delicate flesh, meaty but not too much. The quality of the environment combined with the meticulous work of the oyster farmers guarantees a terrific end result.

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Huîtres et coquillages de l'île de Noirmoutier

FISH OF NOIRMOUTIER ISLAND

A walk along L’Herbaudière’s fishing port or through the island’s markets is enough to awaken the sense of any love of fine cuisine. From the fish auction to your plate, the island’s fishermen and chefs do credit to the fish caught daily, skilfully sublimating the fresh products.

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Poissons de l'île de Noirmoutier
Marchés gauche

Markets on Noirmoutier Island

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