AUTHENTIC Vanilla from the islands of Tahiti, the worlds
rarest and most valuable vanilla beans. This listing is for vanilla beans that
are grown, cured and processed in Tahiti. The species of vanilla is Vanilla
Tahitensis, commonly referred to by its common name as Tahitian vanilla. The
term Tahitian vanilla is now a common name that refers to the variety of
vanilla and the type of cure utilized. While Tahitian vanilla is now grown in
several region of the world outside of the islands of Tahiti such as PNG,
Indonesia and even Ecuador vanilla that is grown in Tahiti continues to be the
most famous and sought after bean for the quality of the product and
unquestionably incomparable aroma and flavor profile. Its soft but complex
flavor and aroma are well developed for a depth of unmistakable flavor that is
sure to please the palette. The flavor can ofter be desired as sweet, summer
cherries, ripe fruit, licorice, caramel and star anise. Try for yourself and
experience the worlds most prized vanilla beans by Slofoodgroup. What makes
Vanilla beans from Tahiti so different? Vanilla from Tahiti is grown, cured,
and processed entirely different than any other vanilla bean. The vanilla
beans are also higher in moisture content, around 55-60 percent resulting in
vanilla beans that are plump, juicy and easy to use with ample amounts of
vanilla seeds and well developed aroma. Average length of vanilla from Tahiti
is 14 cm minimum and up, pliable and easy to spilt. Read more The world rarest
and most valuable vanilla beans! Vanilla from Tahiti is the worlds rarest and
most valuable vanilla bean because of several factors. Quality, labor,
production, and cost of living. Vanilla beans from Tahiti are of exceptional
quality and second to none. Vanilla is the second most labor intensive food
product in the world behind that of only saffron. Each flower most be
pollinated by hand to produce one vanilla bean. Vanilla must be cured by
drying in the sun for several month and then conditioned in boxes and
inspected, massaged, and cared for every step of the way. One vanilla bean
takes 12 months to produce between the growing and then curing of vanilla. It
takes three years before vanilla vines flower. Read more Why choose
Slofoodgroup? Quality, Service and Satisfaction. We are committed to these
principles. Each step of the way we will be there for you. If that is
answering common questions, issues related to delivery, damage or otherwise we
remain committed to serve you our customers. Reach out any time and we will be
more than happy to help. Read more What make Vanilla from the islands of
Tahiti so different than other vanillas? Vanilla from Tahiti or vanilla in
general is very much like wine. It taste, flavor, aroma and appearance is
heavily influenced by the species of vanilla, climate, growing conditions,
skill of the grower and curer. One of the primary differences in vanilla that
is grown in Tahiti is the way it is cured. Vanilla is first harvested when it
is ripe on the vine and then picked and left at room temperature until the
vanilla pod is completely brown. Once brown and slightly tender the beans are
then taken into the sun and rinsed with clean cold water and left to dry for a
period of several hours. They are then wrap in cloth blanket to keep warm and
placed inside wooden boxes to keep warm and begin the sweating process. Read
more Vanilla From Tahiti continued From here the vanilla will be placed in the
sun every day during the warmest period for 0-3 hours depending on the weather
to continue to dry and then back into crates for sweating. This process of
heating the beans and then sweating them is what develops the flavor and aroma
and reduces the moisture content of the vanilla bean. The process takes months
and many years to become proficient but the efforts are worth it. We hope you
enjoy vanilla from Tahiti as much as we do and thank you for viewing our page.
- True Tahitian Vanilla Beans Gourmet Vanilla Tahitensis
- Flowery Fruity Aroma with notes of Cherry Licorice and Wine
- Sealed in Vacuum sealed bag or vial tubes with screw tops
- Free Shipping we offer a wide variety of vanilla
- Luxury Vanilla Bean Pods From French Polynesia
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 0.1 inches ; 0.32 ounces
- Shipping Weight: 0.6 ounces
- #66 in Vanilla Beans
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