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Vanilla Beans Grade 3

Description

Vanilla is extracted from the small seeds of the Vanilla Planifollia originally grown in Mexico but unknown until Hernan Cortes introduced it to Europe. Since it has spread as far as Madagascar and Indonesia. Vanilla is the second most expensive spice.


Info

Uses
Bakery Products
Flavourings for various food and drink products
Frangrances
Desserts

Typical Analysis

Appearance
Beans less oily than higher grades
Colour
Brown to Reddish
Odour
Strong of vanilla bean
Flavour
Vanilla
Length
12-22cm
Moisture
16-18%
Vanillin content
Around 1.18%

More Info

Shelf Life
12 months in original unopened packaging, max temperature 20°c.
3 months after opening, max temperature 20°c.
Storage
Preserve sheltered from light and in the original packaging.