Monasteries are not just places of gathering, spirituality, and prayer. Over the centuries the monks who lived there have deeply interacted with the surrounding area, learning to exploit its features and producing what’s necessary for their sustenance. Some monks decided to focus on a sweet art: the production of candy and sweets.
Candies of all shapes and flavors, all produced according to exclusive and often ancient recipes, always healthy, produced with quality and respect for raw materials, but also with special attention to the taste.
So, alongside the honey and propolis candies, good and healthy especially when you have bad cold, there are real delicacies based on berries cultivated by the monks themselves, such as the Candies Cranberry honey Finalpia or the delicious candies Finalpia raspberry gelée, produced with fruit juice and sugar, without using chemical additives and dyes. Or the delicious Candies gelée made with fruit of the monastery of Camaldoli or, from the same monastery near Arezzo, the irresistible mixed fruits candies, produced naturally, without dyes, according to an ancient and secret recipe, and packaged directly in the monastery. The barley candies, produced according to the recipe of the Camaldolesi’s Old Pharmacy, or candy drops of honey and royal jelly, a great source energy, or the famous pine buds, balsamic and necessary to face Winter with the right spirit.
These are natural candies, ideal for children, gluttons by nature, who will rediscover in these products the timeless sweetness of these small delicacies and at the same time avoid industrial confectionery made with additives, harmful to their health.