Ceylon Organic Vanilla Powder
Scientific Name: Vanilla planifolia
Vanilla beans (Vanilla planifolia) are long thin pods from a variety of orchid that's grown on a commercial scale in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, India, Indonesia, Puerto Rico, and the West Indies. When opened, the pods are waxy and dark, filled with little brown specks and emit a sweet fragrance.
Varieties of Vanilla
Vanilla is one of the most important flavors. It is a flavoring agent with the aroma of vanilla bean and a strong fragrance. It is an indispensable raw material in the food additive industry.
Vanilla Beans are the long, greenish-yellow seed pods of the tropical orchid plant, Vanilla planifolia. Before the plant flowers, the pods are picked, unripe, and cured until their dark brown. There is only one vanilla variety in Sri Lanka. It's Vanilla planifolia and there are two types of vanilla such as:
· Grade A-
Length: 6 inches
Moisture: 30% - 35%
· Grade B-
Length: 5-6 inches
Moisture: 15% - 25%
To obtain Pure Vanilla Extract, cured Vanilla Beans are steeped in alcohol. According to law, Pure Vanilla Extract must be 35 percent alcohol by volume.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (per 100g)
E-Silk Route Ventures (Pvt) Ltd. was incorporated with the objective of establishing strategic trade routes in the modern business world, exporting superior quality and high caliber spices, tea, herbs, coconut products, and other agricultural commodities produced in Sri Lanka while uplifting the livelihood of our small-scale farmer communities.