Dervan is not much of a shopper’s paradise. However, one can visit the town of Chiplun for some shopping of local produce. During summers, this region is known for the world famous exotic fruit, Alphonso mangoes. One can surely relish these in Dervan as well.
At the Chiplun markets, you will get mango pulps and aam-papads, which is layers of mango dried to preserved for future use. Also, there are varieties of pickles available here, which are often bought as a souvenir.
Some of the local fruits are particularly exotic and can only be found here. One such fruit is kokum, which is sweet-sour in taste. Beverages are made from its pulp and it is also widely used in cooking dishes. The Indian gooseberry or amla is also very popular. It is an extremely rich source of vitamin C and known for its health benefits. It is also found in dried forms which help in preserving this fruit for later use.