Gourmet Comoros Vanilla Beans
Where to Buy Vanilla beans from ComorosWhen it comes to vanilla there is perhaps one name that is the most famous of all, bourbon vanilla. While this term for vanilla beans once referred solely to vanilla grown on the island of La Rèunion, now it is a name associated with vanilla from Madagascar, Comoros, La Rèunion and many other areas that grow vanilla planifolia.
Vanille noire des ComorosBlack vanilla from Comoros island for baking and pastries. You will not find any better vanilla beans than these beans.This vanilla comes directly from the islands of Comoros which is famous for its lush and fertile volcanic soil. While many consumers may often think bourbon vanilla only comes from Madagascar, Comoros has long been regarded as a superior quality bourbon vanilla.
Comoros is one of the most unique and fertile vanilla growing regions of the world
Grown on a small single estate, this family farm has been growing vanilla for three generations. Slofoodgroup is proud to partner with this family and share Comoran vanilla beans with the world and to our customers. Similar to vanilla from Madagascar, bourbon vanilla is from the species of vanilla planifolia.
What type of vanilla beans are grown in Comoros
Vanilla planifolia is a oblong leafed orchid that produces vanilla pods high in vanillin content. Once cured the beans and a lustrous black to brown in color. The price is traditionally higher than other planifolia varieties due to its overall rarity and quality. Many Europeans regard Comoros vanilla beans as superior to Madagascar vanilla beans. The volcanic soils of Comoros are some of the finest vanilla growing topography in the world.
How did vanilla beans get to comoros?
The Aztecs are said to have introduced vanilla to Comoros. Comoros is the worlds 9th largest export and most vanilla is spoken for long before it is even harvest. The beans are in high demand and once you try for yourself, we are sure you will see why.
Facts about these vanilla beans
- 14 cm and up , count variations will be the average size of 14-15 cm, weighted variation bean can be up to 24 cim
- Grade A vanilla beans with a moisture content of 28-35 percent
- creamy vanilla with hints of chocolate, marshmallow and brown butter
- single estate grown