Grown on the southern islands of the Vanuatu archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, these Vanuatu vanilla beans are extremely rare and are a true treasure. These dark, fleshy pods are full of seeds and their length varies between 16 and 22 cm. These Grade A gourmet Vanuatu vanilla beans are long and slender and have a high oil and water content of 30-35%. Vanuatu supplies creamy, sweet vanilla with a main note of floral and a heart note of Cinnamon Zeylanicum, Sandalwood, Raw cocoa and Yellow fruits. Vanuatu vanilla beans come from the Planifolia variety like Bourbon vanilla from Madagascar.
- Bean variety Vanilla Planifolia
- Length 16-22 cm (7-8 inches)
- Moisture content 30-35%
- Main notes: Floral (Tropical flowers), Powdery vanilla, Feminine.
- Heart notes : Cinnamon Zeylanicum, Sandalwood, Raw cocoa, Yellow fruits (Mango, Carambola), Vanilla