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Mirabelle Plums from France

France's Golden Jewel of Flavor


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Celebrated by powerhouse chefs and the finest epicurean circles alike, Mirabelle Plums from France steal the show with their startling sweetness, unique tang, firm texture and vibrant color. Primarily grown in France's Lorraine region, they offer a unique gourmet experience.

Tasting notes of the Curator

Savor the distinct flavors of the Mirabelle Plums - a luscious concoction of sweet and tangy notes, reminiscent of honey and apricots. These small golden jewels encase a tender, firm and juicy flesh that bursts with sweetness. The unique blend of climate and soil in the Lorraine region, primarily in the departments of Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle, and Vosges, sets the stage for the symphony of flavors the Mirabelle Plums are known for. In keeping with their elite status, the Mirabelle Plums of Lorraine were bestowed the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status in 1996, adding to their mystique.

Pairings and Suggestions

The intense flavor and sweetness of Mirabelle Plums harmonize well with almonds, vanilla, cinnamon, and chocolate. Indulgent in the finest tarts, pastries and plated desserts, they also provide an unexpectedly delightful accompaniment to savory fowl dishes or foie gras. However you choose to use them, Mirabelle Plums transform an ordinary recipe into a culinary masterpiece.

Savoring History: The Story of Mirabelle Plums

The tale of Mirabelle Plums traces its roots back to the 15th century and climaxes with its introduction to the Lorraine region in the early 20th century to replace grapevines affected by phylloxera. Since then, it has been stealing hearts and palates alike. Its allure has permeated through the ages, leading to the celebration of the Mirabelle Plum Festival in Metz. A taste of the Mirabelle Plum isn’t just a gustatory delight; it’s a taste of history.

Storage Instructions

Store Mirabelle Plums in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight or in the refrigerator. For extended freshness, they may be deep-frozen or processed into various forms. Whether served fresh or used in culinary preparations, these plums never fail to delight.

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