Marseilles soap. From Rampal.
Soaps from Marseilles owe their legendary
reputation to the rich local olive
culture, the coconut and palm oils arriving
in the harbour of Marseilles, and
the lush herbs of the Provence.
The family run firm of Rampal began
producing soap with an oil content of
72% in 1828 from a recipe that has not
changed since then: boiled in copper
kettles, the soap mass is ground six
times into the finest flakes and compressed
into extremely compact bars.
Without preservatives, artificial dyes or