GRADE: Vanilla Beans/Pods
This is top vanilla beans/pods grade in Sri Lanka and comes in long beans (6-8″).
Vanilla grows as a vine and climbing up an existing tree, pole, or other support. Vanilla is one of the most expensive spices in Sri Lanka because of the high labor involved in the cultivation. The vanilla plant is growing in the hill country and wet weather conditions in Sri Lanka.
In Sri Lanka, mainly vanilla growing areas are Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Matale, and Kegalle districts.
This Vanilla is excellent for flavoring, extraction, baking, and other culinary uses.
How to identify good quality vanilla beans/Pods,
Inherited vanilla smell/ sweet, creamy and aromatic, Dark brown or black color, Soft/Shiny oily surface on the beans and flexible.
Easy to roll between your two fingers. You should be able to tie a knot without breaking the bean. If it breaks, that’s because the bean is too dry. Do the test and select the best beans!
We take great pride in being able to offer such wonderful, hand cured premium quality beans in Sri Lanka.