Moret’s Sucre d’Orge des Religieuses shop
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- Moret’s Sucre d’Orge des Religieuses shop
Originally manufactured by Benedictine nuns in 1638, Sucre d’Orge des Religieuses de Moret has been known and loved for more than 300 years.
Made from sugar and a barley mixture with balm-like properties, this confectionery quickly became the King’s firm favourite. But amid the revolutionary turmoil of 1792, manufacturing stopped and the convent closed. Fortunately, a monk passed on the precious formula on his death bed, production resumed, and the “berlingots and sticks” sweets were a success again. Barley sugar may not been made by nuns since 1792, but it is still made in Moret to the 17th century recipe, with no added colours or flavourings.
In the historic shop in the centre of the town of Moret-sur-Loing, you can enjoy and buy these legendary sweets. Pay a visit to the nearby Barley Sugar Museum to discover the full story!
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Days and opening hours
From 01/04 to 30⁄09. Closed on Monday.
From 01/10 to 31⁄03. Closed Monday and Sunday.
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