Source: Mountain Rose Herbs
There are approximately 5-7 vanilla beans per ounce
Other: Bourbon vanilla, Mexican vanilla, Madagascar vanilla
Vanilla planifolia Jacks.
Plant Family: Orchidaceae
Due to the increasing costs and precious nature of vanilla, we are no longer able to offer a bulk discount on this botanical.
Vanilla may easily be one of the most well-known flavors in the world. The flavor is derived from the ripened fruit of a tropical orchid, Vanilla planifolia, the only orchid in the world that produces an edible fruit. In the wild, vanilla vines (which attach themselves to living trees) may grow to a length of 80 feet or more. At the time of Cortez’s visit to the New World, the conquistador observed the Aztec royalty enjoying a sweet drink of vanilla-scented chocolate. Impressed, he took sacks of vanilla beans back to Europe with him along with the gold and gems of t