Dubrovnik Bitter Orange Marmalade Producers

Croatia - Fruit, nuts and fruit preserves

Bitter oranges have been cultivated in Dubrovnik, in southern Dalmatia, for centuries. Every garden has at least one tree of this native variety, which requires no chemical treatments.
A group of women has decided to turn their bitter orange marmalade production into a small business, and they have joined together in a cooperative. To reinforce the link between the community and its products, for the last three years, February 2 has been designated “Bitter Orange Day,” a day of celebration and a reminder of how important it is to value local flavors and knowledge.

Production area


Ivo Kara-Pesic
Tel. +385 959295764