Gourmet Ugandan Vanilla Beans, Planifolia

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A vanilla bean from the pearl of Africa rich, dark and creamy



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Shop some of the World's Best Bourbon Vanilla: Ugandan Vanilla Beans

Buy Bourbon vanilla beans from Uganda.  Some of the finest of Vanilla Planifolia online.  Chef's and vanilla purists have begun to recognize the superior quality of these Grade A Vanilla Beans. They are earthy, bold, extremely flavorful and have an aroma reminiscent of figs, milk chocolate, and raisins with warm rich, buttery undertones.  Ugandan vanilla beans produce a higher-than-average vanillin content, making them perfect for rich desserts, chocolate truffles, or vanilla extract. We are obsessed with these vanilla beans not only because of the vastness of their flavor but also because of our passion for supporting the community and family in Uganda that grow, cure and process these magnificent, gourmet vanilla beans. 

*Need help understanding the difference in grades of vanilla beans? Check this out.

What makes Ugandan Vanilla Beans stand out?

  • Each vanilla bean from Uganda is approximately 15+ cm in length.
  • Ugandan vanilla lends itself well to extracts, sugars, gelatos, and pastries.
  • The average number of Grade A vanilla beans per pound is between 130 and 160. 
  • Vanilla in Uganda is produced twice a year, so our product always incredibly fresh.
  • Our vanilla beans are always all natural, gluten-free, kosher certified, and non-GMO.
  • Add another level of depth to your recipes when you use both Ugandan vanilla Beans and Sri Lankan Cloves in the same recipe.

*always store vanilla beans in an airtight container in a cool and dark place

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Joan S.
United States United States
Ugandan Vanilla Beans are amazing!

I started my batch of extract on September 5th. The aroma is incredible; the extract is really dark right now. I am looking forward to using this wonderful extract in a few months. I just placed another order for these beans!

Kathy S.
United States United States
Recent purchases

This was my first experience purchasing vanilla beans from the Slofood group. The beans I received, PNG, Ugandan, Madagascar where all so nice and shipping was so fast. I will sure Y be ordering from this company again

Janet C.
United States United States
Uganda Vanilla Beans

I have purchased the Grade A, organic, Madagascar, Tahitian, and Ugandan vanilla beans. I have only made extract with the Madagascar and Tahitian beans so far. After three months, the Madagascar extract has a heavenly sweet, rich smell. The Tahitian extract has a faint, but sweet smell. The Tahitian beans are taking longer to extract the flavor. I made the Ugandan extract yesterday (Sept. 7, 2021). The beans have a slight smokey, hint of chocolate smell. I can’t wait to see how this Ugandan extract smells and tastes in three months.

Joan S.
United States United States
Wonderful beans!

They are extremely flavorful and plump! My extract is brewing! I was so pleased with these beans that I sent some to my sister who lives in Canada!

Ruth K.
United States United States
100% would buy again!

Great quality! The aroma when I opened the package was heavenly. I make my own vanilla. This is a great source for vanilla.

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