Local producers

Origine Grand Massif producers

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Here is a list of our talented local craftspeopl and producers - and where to find them. All are well worth to a visit.

L'Atelier de Puce - Samoëns

Pottery

In the foothills above Samoëns, the Atelier de Puce has some original pieces on display for you to discover the art of pottery making.

L'Atelier de Puce - Samoëns

POPCORN VINTAGE - SAMOÊNS

Headwear

Visitors to Popcorn Vintage are invited to treat themselves to beanies and other headwear handmade in the village of Samoëns.

POPCORN VINTAGE - SAMOÊNS

BOISIER FAMILY - LA RIVIERE ENVERSE

Cheese

The Boisier family farm produces a wide variety of cow's milk cheeses on site.

BOISIER FAMILY - LA RIVIERE ENVERSE

A LA JAYSINIA - SAMOËNS

Pastries

A La Jaÿsinia's ice creams, pastries and artisanal chocolates will delight many a gourmet palate.

A LA JAYSINIA - SAMOËNS

LA BERGERIE DU LOCHET - SIXT

Cheese

Lovers of local cheeses will be in heaven at the Bergerie du Lochet with its ewe's milk tomme, youghurts and other types of farm produce.

BACS A FLEURS - LA RIVIERE ENVERSE

Flower boxes

"Bacs à Fleurs" sells flower boxes crafted out of wood by a local craftsman.

BACS A FLEURS - LA RIVIERE ENVERSE

MAISON PINEAU - MAGLAND

Saucissons

The Maison Pineau invites tourists to stock up on local culinary souvenirs and to taste their speciality smoked saucissons.

LE MONDE DES CHAPARDEURS - LES CARROZ

Hats

Le Monde des Chapardeurs sells original hats designed by a graphic artist living in Les Carroz.

LE MONDE DES CHAPARDEURS - LES CARROZ

LA FERME DE BALLANCY - BALLANCY

Cheese

The Ballancy farm has 15 Abondance cows whose milk produces excellent cheeses.

CHERCHEUR DE MIEL - CLUSES

Honey

The "Chercheur de Miel" shops sells honey preserves, a subtle blend of honey and crushed hazelnuts, honey and crushed almonds with lemon, or even honey and crushed organic Agen prunes.

CHERCHEUR DE MIEL - CLUSES

CHAUD DEVANT - LA FRASSE

Headwear

The original hats and bandanas designed and manufactured by this local firm will delight both young and old.

CHAUD DEVANT - LA FRASSE

L'As des Carroz - Les Carroz

Fresh pasta

L'AS des Carroz is an artisanal pasta specialist of the region. Their flagship product : ravioli.

L'As des Carroz - Les Carroz

PIERRE BIANCO - SAMOËNS

Sculptures

Pierre Bianco is a stonemason specialising in stonework renovation, as well as being an artist : he is one of the last remaining stonecutters of Samoëns.

PIERRE BIANCO - SAMOËNS

PLUM - THYEZ

Ski bindings

PLUM is a local company based in Thyez which designs and makes bindings for your skis.

PLUM - THYEZ

BURNIER MICHEL & FILS - MAGLAND

Precision engineering

"Burnier Michel & Fils" is a precision engineering family firm which invented a new design of corkscrew.

BURNIER MICHEL & FILS - MAGLAND

GAEC LE CRIOU - SAMOËNS

Cheese

The Criou GAEC is a family farming business producing milk, whose reputation derives from its delicious fresh cheeses.

GAEC LE CRIOU - SAMOËNS

FERME VICTORINE - VERVEX

Beef

The Victorine farm sells top qulity beef as a result of its small scale responsible breeding.

FERME VICTORINE - VERVEX

BIOPAIN TOUT SIMPLEMENT - SIXT

Bread

Having retrained as bakers, Pierre and Marie now baked organic bread using raising agents of their own creation.

BIOPAIN TOUT SIMPLEMENT - SIXT

LES COUTEAUX LA BERCHERE - SAINT SIGISMOND

Tools

Julien Maniglier forges knives, wood chisels etc. His knives are tools, the "sort of item you would always carry with you" ; a piece of him that people take with them on their adventures.

LES COUTEAUX LA BERCHERE - SAINT SIGISMOND

THE PIERRE A LAYA GOAT FARM - ARACHES

Cheese

The goat's milk produced at the Pierre à Lay goat farm is used to make fresh cheeses (lactic), or semi-dry or dry cheeses ("crottins"), tomme and raclettes (pressed).

THE PIERRE A LAYA GOAT FARM - ARACHES