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Hédiard, luxury delicatessen since 1854 Hédiard, first luxury delicatessen in Paris, was created in 1854. Since that date, it has never stopped redefining and setting the standard for its trade. Its rigorous search for the best products and creation of delicious recipes ensures that Hédiard guarantees a veritable taste experience for the most demanding gourmet consumers.
Ferdinand Hédiard: One man's adventureHediard is before all the passion of its creator Ferdinand Hédiard for rare and high quality products.Born in 1832, he got involved at the age of 14 in the « Tour de France des compagnons » which led him to the port of Le Havre in 1848. There he discovered the spices and exotic fruits imported from the colonies. Mesmerized by these fabulous items, he immediately went to Paris to try to sell them.He first settled his commodity in a cart at Place de la Victoir..
The essence of luxury delicatessenNicknamed the « stationary traveller », Ferdinand Hédiard perfectly embodied the profession of a grocer. He was passionate about his products, constantly seeking new flavours. This spirit still continues 160 years later.Today, la Maison Hediard keeps on perpetuating the tradition of a strict selection of products, and production methods that are true to the authentic recipes. The rare commodities from around the world were the first items to build Hédiard's fame..
The French art of Fine LivingThe pioneer of luxury Parisian groceries, Hédiard is now recognized around the world as a veritable ambassador of fine living à-la-Française.At Hédiard, this French lifestyle is embodied by the personality of its creator, by the store in Place de la Madeleine - a genuine Paris institution - and by its approach to the luxury groceries trade, which bears all the hallmarks of inimitable French sophistication.As such, La Maison Hédiard has been a founding member of the C..
Hédiard's valuesHédiard is committed to turning every taste experience into an enchanting moment, by continually developing the company's key values:Authenticity:Working with the most renowned producers, perpetuating the recipes upon which Hédiard's reputation is based, and selecting only the purest ingredients - these are our sourcing and production standards.Excellence:Whether in terms of product selection, our standards of service, or the presentation of our gift boxes, Hédiard guarantees exc..