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Black Vanilla Beans

Black Vanilla Beans

Black vanilla pods, also known as gourmet or Grade A vanilla, are fully mature pods that have been harvested and cured. This process involves blanching, fermenting, and drying the pods to achieve a moist and pliable texture with a glossy, dark surface. The result is a strong, sweet, and rich flavor that is commonly used in culinary applications.

The name “black” comes from the rich, dark color of the beans, which is a result of the curing process. After being dried in the sun, the beans are stored in airtight containers for several months to allow the flavors to develop fully. This process gives black vanilla pods their signature aroma and taste, making them a popular choice among chefs and food enthusiasts alike.

The resulting Madagascar Black Vanilla Beans are characterized by their bold and complex flavor profile, with notes of caramel, chocolate, and a smoky undertone. They are highly aromatic and have a sweet, creamy taste that makes them a popular ingredient in desserts, such as ice cream, cakes, and custards.

Madagascar Black Vanilla Beans are considered a premium ingredient and their rich and intense flavor makes them worth the investment for those who want to create exceptional creations.

  • Size: 14cm and more
  • Moisture: 28%-31%
  • Vanillin 1.8%-2.2%
  • Type: natural fresh bean
  • Country of origin: Madagascar
  • Shelf-life: 2 years

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