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Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A - Native Vanilla
Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A - Native Vanilla
Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A - Native Vanilla
Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A - Native Vanilla
Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A - Native Vanilla
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Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A

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Bean Origin: Burundi
Region: Muyinga
Rarity Index: Tribal Vanilla
Bean Grade: Gourmet - Grade A
Moisture Content: 28-35%
Bean Size: 5.5-6.5 inches | 15-17cm
Bean Family: Vanilla Planifolia
Certifications: Vegan, Gluten Free, Halal, Non-GMO ,Kosher
Bean Flavor Profile
Tasting Notes: rich, creamy, sweet flavor, hints of caramel, chocolate, and floral notes
Extract Taste: sweet, buttery with subtle notes of chocolate/caramel scent.
Recommended Extract Spirit: Vodka, Rums, Bourbons, Brandy
Uses: Extract Making, Baking, Cooking, Breweries, Cocktails
Pairing: Ice cream, pastries, dark chocolates and making vanilla extract.


Welcome to Burundi, Muyinga!

Burundi, a small landlocked country in East Africa, is famous not only for its breathtaking landscapes but also for its exquisite vanilla beans. These sought-after pods, known for their distinct flavor and fragrance, have gained international recognition and are a source of pride for the Burundian people.

History of Vanilla Cultivation in Burundi

Vanilla, a tropical orchid plant, thrives in Burundi's favorable climate, where the combination of tropical heat and abundant rainfall creates the perfect conditions for vanilla cultivation. The lush, green landscapes of Burundi are adorned with vanilla vines that produce some of the world's finest vanilla beans.

The cultivation of Burundi vanilla is a labor-intensive process. Farmers carefully tend to the vanilla orchids, pollinating each flower by hand due to the absence of natural pollinators in the region. After pollination, the vanilla beans take several months to mature, with farmers closely monitoring their growth.

Divine Aromas and Flavoring

What sets Burundi vanilla beans apart from their counterparts is their unique flavor profile. They are prized for their rich, creamy, and sweet flavor, often described as a combination of caramel, chocolate, and floral notes. The aroma is equally distinctive, featuring warm and inviting scents that make it a highly sought-after ingredient in the culinary world.

Culinary Uses

Burundi vanilla beans have garnered global acclaim and are used in a wide range of culinary applications. Bakers, chefs, and food enthusiasts prize them for their ability to enhance the flavor of various dishes, desserts, and beverages. The exotic and indulgent aroma of Burundi vanilla elevates everything from ice cream and pastries to savory dishes, adding a touch of sophistication to the culinary experience.

The Vanilla Bean Rarity Index > Tribal Vanilla

he Vanilla Bean Rarity Index classifies beans according to their rarity based on location, farmer and vanilla bean type. These Planifolia Vanilla Beans from Burundi are grown by a few small growers and have extremely limited production per year. Hence they are categorized as the rarest of all vanilla beans in the index and are classified as Tribal Vanilla.

In conclusion, Burundi vanilla beans are a testament to the country's dedication to quality and their place in the global vanilla market. Their exquisite flavor, enticing aroma, and positive impact on the Burundian economy make them a gem in the world of culinary delights. These precious beans offer a unique and captivating taste of exotic elegance, turning every dish into a memorable culinary experience.

Storage of Vanilla Beans

Vanilla beans should be stored in a cool, dark place in an airtight container, separate from other spices. They should be kept away from heat, moisture, light, or air.

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract
For more information, check out our more detailed homemade extract guide
here: https://nativevanilla.com/blogs/recipes/how-to-make-vanilla-extract

Vanilla Extract Making Calculator
Calculate how much vanilla you need to make your extract.
https://nativevanilla.com/blogs/recipes/vanilla-extract-calculator


 

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Angel

A lovely almost intoxicating aroma to the senses even before opening the package! Long, plump and oily. Can not wait to taste test the final extract when done! 🩷

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Melissa Shaw
Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A

Love these beans, A new favorite for me!!!

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Angel Lancaster
Burundi, Muyinga

Beautiful beans, oily and pliable. I look forward to the results of them in Cane Sugar Vodka. I think they will make an outstanding extract. The aroma of the beans is soothing and rich.

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Angel

A lovely almost intoxicating aroma to the senses even before opening the package! Long, plump and oily. Can not wait to taste test the final extract when done! 🩷

M
Melissa Shaw
Burundi, Muyinga - Gourmet Vanilla Beans - Grade A

Love these beans, A new favorite for me!!!

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Angel Lancaster
Burundi, Muyinga

Beautiful beans, oily and pliable. I look forward to the results of them in Cane Sugar Vodka. I think they will make an outstanding extract. The aroma of the beans is soothing and rich.

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