Shopping for Vanilla Beans, Saffron, Gourmet Mushrooms or other great products

Scroll below and find some of our Favorite flavorings and spices. We carry Vanilla Beans from all over the world and some other really great culinary products.  If you have any questions send us an email , a member of our team is always happy to help.

Ugandan Vanilla Beans, Vanilla Planifolia

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Vanilla Planifolia

V. planifolia  (Bourbon Vanilla Beans)

- Origin Uganda

- Gourmet Grade A/BLK

- Size 16cm-18cm

30-33 percent moisture

High quality Vanilla beans, great substitute for Madagascar Vanilla beans or just to change up your vanilla routine. Ugandan Vanilla Beans are long and pliable, intoxicating fragrence. The aroma of Ugandan vanilla beans is buttery with notes of chocolate, fig, and even raisin.  The high Vanillin content of Ugandan Vanilla beans make them a must have Vanilla bean for almost any application from cakes, gelato, extracts and both hot and cold preperation. Our Ugandan Vanilla beans are great for a remarkably bold and whole vanilla bean extract, Chocolate confections or rich and creamy creme anglaise sauce. Vanilla flavor notes are rich milk chocolate with undertones of that  are sweet creamy richness that is hard to beat.

Tahiti Tahitian Vanilla Beans, Vanilla Tahitensis

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Vanilla Tahitensis

V. tahitensis (Tahitian Vanilla Beans)

-Origin Tahiti

- Gourmet Grade A

- Size 16cm+

50-55 percent moisture

Buying Vanilla beans? Meet the True Tahitian Vanilla  Bean. These Vanilla Pods from the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, are a vanilla bean like no other.  Long, plump and moist Tahitian Vanilla beans offer a delicate floral aroma with  notes of caramel, star anise, cherry and stone fruit undertones. Our Tahitian Vanilla beans, grown in Tahiti, are award winning vanilla beans. Our partners and grower have won gold, silver and Medal excellent in the General Agricultural Competition held in Paris yearly.  These  Tahitian vanilla beans are great for true Vanilla bean lovers.  Tahitian Vanilla beans are soft, plump and filled with ample amounts vanilla caviar for flavor. Tahitian vanilla beans are the ultimate Gourmet Vanilla Beans regarded by many pastry Chefs as the best Vanilla Beans in the world. Try for yourself and let us know what you think, we always love to hear from our customers.

Papua New Guinea  Tahitian Vanilla Beans, Vanilla Tahitensis

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Vanilla Tahitensis

-  V. tahitensis (Tahitian Vanilla Beans)

-Origin Papua New Guinea

- Grade A

- Size 16cm-18cm
-30-35 percent moisture

Vanilla Tahitensis grown in Papua New Guinea varies slightly from its French Polynesian cousin Vanilla Tahitensis,, Tahiti.  These Tahitian style vanilla beans are beautiful, oily, fragrant and plump. Just as fine wine these vanilla beans offer a unique fragrance that is all their own.  We love them for our blended vanilla extracts, cold desserts and Vanilla Bean Gelato. Their scent is of cherry, oak, and floral notes; often described as smelling like licorice, cherries, or red wine. Papua New Guinea Vanilla beans are a great product and we love supporting the farmers and growers that make it so try for yourself and see why we think this vanilla bean is just so darn special.


Persian Sargol Negin Saffron Crocus sativus

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Persian Saffron

-Origin Iran

 - Poushli Negin Grade A ISO Grade I

- 259.3 Coloring Strength

- All Red Filaments

- Bulk Quantities Available

- True Persian Saffron


Buying Saffron? Persian Saffron, Pousahli Negin Saffron filaments is some of the most sought after of all saffron in the world (Crocus stivus). This Iranian saffron is prized for its all red filaments, strong and deep red crimson threads. These characteristics give our saffron truly our saffron the best choice among worlds Saffron lovers. Our Saffron is floral, fresh and aromatic. We believe it is the best Saffron money can buy. Try it for yourself and you may just find it is the most beautiful saffron you have ever experienced.


24k Edible Gold Leaf Gold Transfer Sheets

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24 Carat Edible Gold Leaf

- 24 karat gold leaf

- Certified edible

- 99.9 Percent Purity 

- 25 Gold Sheets per book

- 8cm by 8 cm (3.15 x 3.15 in)


24 karat edible gold leaf or gold sheets, loose leaf gold sheet are 99 percent pure.  The use of edible gold is great for adding elegant touches to desserts or even savory items. Pure Gold leaf has been used in art, architecture, and culinary applications for centuries. Each book of Gold Leaf contains 25 sheets of 8cm by 8cm gold sheets or pages pounded microns thin. These gold sheets are less than paper thin and are highly delicate and require an artist touch to truly master. Our gold leaf come encased in heat sealed envelopes to prevent moisture and damage and is delivered right to you door or place of business with our always free domestic shipping . Slofoodgroup brand food-grade edible gold leaf is manufactured to the standard European size of 80 x 80 mm (3.15 x 3.15 inches)  we l love it on fruit tarts, bon bons, and even on your grandfathers favorite cheesecake. 

Ground Vanilla Beans Vanilla Planifolia

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Bourbon Vanilla Bean Powder

- Origin Madagascar

- Whole Ground Vanilla Beans

- Ground V. planifolia

- Madagascar Vanilla Beans

- Premium Grade Quality 

- Extra fine grind


Whole Ground Vanilla Bean powder (V. planifolia) is dried, crushed, ground vanilla beans that have been finely sifted to remove any unwanted particles and vacuum sealed. The Vanillin content for our vanilla powder is  0.8-1.2, with a 10 percent moisture, good fragrance and its origin  is Sambova, Madagascar. Vanilla bean powder is commonly used as a replacement for applications that call for vanilla extract, vanilla bean  or vanilla paste.  The use of vanilla powder can be is common as a substitution without any additional additives such as alcohol or sugars that vanilla extract or vanilla paste contain. Our vanilla bean powder is recommend for icings, cream sauces, cookies or scones and many other applications.  Try it with your favorite vanilla beans and turn vanilla powder into vanilla paste for the do it yourself chef or home cook.


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     Shopping and buying with SLOFOODGROUP means you are buying premium Vanilla beans, saffron or any one of our products with confidence. All of our products, whether it is our beautiful Tahitian vanilla beans from Tahiti or our premium all red saffron from Iran are GMO free, Gluten free and produced in an organic and sustainable manner. We source directly from the farmers, curers and growers focusing on mutual partnerships. Some of our farms and suppliers are oganically certified, like that of our Ceylon Cinnamon, some are not and while some of these farmers may not have organic certificates, almost all vanilla is grown organically and by natural means worldwide.  In our case the vanilla is grown in many small farms and villages before being sent to be cured in controlled environment warehouse by skill vanilla curers. Certificated organic vanilla is available on request as are health certificates and certificates of origin. We work directly with farmers, curers and growers to offer great quality products at fair market prices for all of our customers. Our beautiful dried morel mushrooms are wild picked and therefore contain more flavor than farm raised mushrooms and have great depth of flavor.  When you buy  morel mushrooms  or anyone one of our specialty product you will see and taste the quality difference. Great care is taken with all of our products to ensure quality, consistency, and a price that is reasonable.  Thank you for shopping with us we look forward to serving your flavor and specialty needs.

Slofoodgroup Premium Vanilla Bean, Saffron, Dried Morel Mushrooms, Edible Gold Leaf, Organic Cinnamon and Specialty Food Products

How to clean a Tahitian Vanilla Bean

Check out this  great video for a quick and easy tip on how to effortlessly clean our delicious Tahitian Vanilla beans from Tahiti, by Pastry Chef Kriss Harvey of the SLS Beverly Hills.  


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*Looking for where to buy vanilla beans, look no further. Slofoodgroup offers a wide selection of Vanilla Beans, Premium Persian Saffron, Morel mushrooms, Edible Gold Leaf  and other exotic ingredients from across the globe. When shopping with Slofoodgroup quality is always our number one priority. So if you ar looking for premium Saffron for that next paella , Edible Gold Leaf for garnishing delectable desserts, wild dried Morel mushrooms for your  mushroom risotto or gourmet Vanilla Beans for your scones and baking needs, we can help.


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