Citizenship commitments

 Our brands “La Cigale” and “Cigale Bio” are part of sustainable development with strong commitment on :

Quality and security of the products :

  • Our products comply with the regulations currently in force regarding the placing on the market of cosmetic products (Regulation 1223/2009 CE).
  • Our products are subject to rigorous quality checking at all stages of manufacture.
  • Our soaps are preservatives-free (parabene and other molecule from the same class).Savonnerie La Cigale & le développement durable

Environmental impact :

  • Our products are readily biodegradable (OECD test > 90% in 28 days).
  • Our products do not contain substances that are toxic to aquatic wildlife.
  • All waters of the saponification process are treated without being released into the natural environment.

Women and men :

  • There is a willingness to involve employees through dialogue with individual interviews and meetings with representatives of the staff.
  • There is an incentive compensation base on the company earnings : productivity bonus and profit-sharing agreement.
  • Necessary steps to improve the work environment and ensure the security have been put in place.

The society around us :

  • We donate to associations and charities.
  • We work closely with local training structures (technical college, University etc.).
  • We have a permanent contract with workers from an ESAT (French Support and Work Assistance Establishment).


Creation of the Association « Savon de Marseille France » (ASDMF)

The association « Savon de Marseille France » was established in order to promote an historical manufacturing process of the […]

Shaving soap tradition comes back

Mechanical shaving, usually called “wet shaving”, gives the best result in term of efficiency and respect of the skin.

Our products exported to Japan

Since 2012, the products “Cigale Bio” are marketed in Japan through our partner, the society MITOKU. It is a mail order selling company offering a wide choice of natural products and certified organic products.

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