Vanilla is a flavouring derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla, primarily from the Mexican species, flat-leaved vanilla; The word vanilla, derived from the diminutive of the Spanish word vaina simply translates as little pod.
Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican peoples cultivated the vine of the vanilla orchid, called tlilxochitl by the Aztec's, and Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés is credited with introducing both vanilla and chocolate to Europe in the 1520s.
Country of Origin can vary, 100% Natural - not organic - new stock will arrive shortly. Grinned in Holland. Small amounts are still available.
Available by 50g, 100g and 500g and 1 kg.