Irish Tatler

Inner Spaces: the luxury French candle brand that’s blending heritage and sustainability

Trudon, the French candle manufacturer which dates from 1643, is collaborating with a bee conservatory in Normandy

Four per cent of sales from Trudon’s Cire candles goes to the Orne Dark Bee Conservatory in Normandy

Few companies today can boast a centuries-old story and a long-standing relationship with royalty but Trudon, the French candle manufacturer can do just that. It has been around in one form or another since 1643, moving through numerous incarnations and supplying candles to France’s royal court along the way. Today the candles carry an emblem that celebrates the brand’s heritage, royal connection – and the debt it owes to bees.

In 2020 Trudon was declared ...