Anis de Flavigny Violet Pastilles are coated with fine layers of sugar and an all-natural Violet flavoring, featuring an aniseed in its center. These French Violet Mints stir up childhood memories for people around the world. Written about by famous authors like Agatha Christie and Gabriel Garcia Marquéz, your senses will be awakened by the mysterious, natural Violet flavor of these Mints! The oval tin pictures classic violets.
This candy, consisting of a grain of aniseed coated in sugar, is perhaps the oldest in France, mentioned in a document as early as 872. In the 17th century, when the candy was manufactured by Ursuline sisters, six months were needed to add and dry the successive coats of sugar. Today, the factory is still situated at the heart of the ancient abbey, but the process is completed in only 15 days.
Net Weight: 50 g. / 1.76 oz.
Country of Origin: France