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Mimosa flowers: French perfume makers’ secret ingredient

By Catherine Marciano  /  AFP, GRASSE, France

Even some Grasse suppliers, like Robertet, today import cheaper mimosa “concrete” from Indian suppliers.

“Previously, six train cars left five days a week from Cannes heading to England,” Vial said. “Then, there was no other source of flowers in winter. Nowadays, flowers arrive from all over the world.”

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