Detailed Product Description
Vanilla belongs to an orchid family specially grown for extraction of vanillin that is used as a flavouring essence. Vanilla vine was originally grown only in Mexico and in some parts of Central America. Due to the spread of hand pollination method global cultivation of the crop started. In India the Bourbon-Madagascar variety Vanilla is grown. The Western Ghats of Karnataka in which we are located is ideal for Madagascar variety of Vanilla. The green Vanilla pods are processed to get good quality dry beans. Our farmers are well trained in Bourbon method of processing to get good quality dry beans. The vanillin extracted from the dry pods is used in cooking, medicine, cosmetics and ice creams. Even the dry pods could be directly used in the preparation of sweets.
Our beans contain 1.9 to 2.3% vanillin content and 22 to 26% moisture content. Life of the product is 1 to 2 years.