Bourbon vanilla beans are one of the finest and most sought-after vanilla varieties in the world. They are harvested from the Bourbon group of islands in the Indian Ocean, specifically Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion. The pods have an intense, sweet and floral flavor and are known for their high concentrations of vanillin, giving them a unique flavor. Bourbon vanilla beans are often used in fine dining and are a popular ingredient in desserts such as ice cream, cakes, puddings and other sweet treats. They are also used in the production of high-quality vanilla extracts, powders and sugar. Bourbon vanilla beans are slightly more expensive than other vanilla varieties due to their high quality and flavor, but they are worth the money for anyone who appreciates the unique taste of real bourbon vanilla.
Bourbon vanilla beans are particularly valuable because they are hand-picked and then fermented and dried, giving them a dark, oily surface and intense aroma. Bourbon vanilla beans are a valuable commodity in the kitchen and are considered one of the best ingredients to enhance flavor and quality.
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Product Data Sheet
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Bourbon Vanilla Beans
Bourbon Vanilla Beans are the fruits of the Vanilla planifolia orchid, native to Madagascar and other tropical regions.
EU Organic Certified
Storage and shelf life
Cool dry place away from the sun,Above 2 years if air tight sealed
Packaging of 1 kg, 3 kg also according to the customer's request
Sweet, Floral, Chocolaty
The beans have a delightful and aromatic fragrance, characterized by their distinctive vanilla scent.
Bourbon Vanilla Beans are plump and oily with a soft and flexible texture.
Chocolate, Light Brown
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Bourbon vanilla beans undergo a careful process that includes harvesting, blanching, fermenting, and drying. The cured beans are then sorted, packaged, and made available for various culinary uses.
Bourbon vanilla has a long shelf life if stored properly. When stored in a cool, dark place in an airtight container, bourbon vanilla beans can retain their flavor for up to two years or more.
Bourbon vanilla gets its distinct flavor from the high concentrations of vanillin present in the vanilla pods. Vanillin is the primary compound responsible for the characteristic sweet and floral flavor associated with vanilla.
Bourbon vanilla is highly versatile and widely used in baking and cooking. It complements a range of dishes, including tea, coffee, cocktails, desserts, meats, fish, and many other foods. It adds a delightful and distinctive flavor to various culinary creations.
Vanilla beans are called bourbons because of their historical connection to the Bourbon Islands (Réunion Island and Mauritius), where they were first cultivated.