L'Occitane en Provence and known as L'Occitane is an international retailer of body, face, and home products based in Manosque, France. The company was established in 1976 by Olivier Baussan with the purpose to create a group that celebrates and protects the traditions of his native Provence. The company name means "the Occitania woman from Provence."
All of L'Occitane's products are produced and built from its base in Manosque, where 1,000 employees work. The company sources the majority of its production from Provence and one of their primary result l'Immortelle plants (Helichrysum italicum) from Corsica from producers who rely on regular production methods. L'Occitane develops most of it products and ingredients in line with the organic cosmetics specifications of Ecocert.