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Why Strong Buyer & Producer Relationships Matter More Than Ever

Why Strong Buyer & Producer Relationships Matter More Than Ever

We often ask our farmers, "what would you do if the market price of vanilla dropped overnight from $500 per kilo to $50 per kilo?" Although it's unrealistic, it's important that they keep the reality of the market in the back of their minds during both difficult and prosperous times. 

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Madagascar Vanilla - A Crop of Cash and Crime

Madagascar Vanilla - A Crop of Cash and Crime

Prized for it's dominance in the industry, Madagascar vanilla continues to receive high demand throughout the world. Many vanilla farmers are now employing a 24/7 armed security guard and tattooing their vanilla crops to prevent theft.   

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Why Is Vanilla So Expensive?

Why Is Vanilla So Expensive?

Vanilla Orchid flowers are hermaphroditic, which means they contain both male and female parts. Because of a plant tissue in each flower called the Rostellum that covers the stem, the flower cannot self pollinate.

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