French food focus - April 2019

Last year, Lionel and Sandrine Rolland were the only honey producers to win the ‘Prix d’Excellence’

A focus on food in France. This month, meet award-winning honey producers, discover a log-shaped cheese and a chic condiment

Meet the producers

At Apiland, in Rousset, near Aix-en-Provence, Lionel and Sandrine Rolland don’t just produce award-winning honey, they also run a ‘honey museum’; an educational centre where families can learn about bees and how they make honey. (‘Api’ refers to apiculture, the French for beekeeping, and because it sounds like ‘happy’, the name is a cute play on words.)

“I’m fascinated by bees,” says Lionel. “I’m passionate about the natural world anyway, but bees are exceptional. It’s not the ...

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