Processing Of Vanilla Beans
aroma and flavour of the cured vanilla bean/pod are the characteristics
that determine the beans commercial value on the world
the mature vanilla beans have been picked, they are taken to the
curing factory and sorted according to size and condition.
Sorted beans are plunged into large vats of hot water (63
degrees Celsius) and quickly drained. The warm beans are
wrapped in dark coloured cotton fabric and after a day are
laid on slatted platforms to dry in the open sun for an
For about a week, the beans are left for two hours a day
to dry in the sun and rolled in cloth between drying session.
At this stage the vanilla beans have become quite supple.
the next two or three months the vanilla beans are spread
on racks in the shade or in well-ventilated rooms to allow
their full flavour and fragrance to develop.
the curing process, vanilla beans are sorted in an open
airy place and graded according to length before they are
bundled for shipment. By this time, their aroma is quite
market for vanilla beans is worldwide and the use of whole beans
is increasing. Currently, cookbooks that specialize in vanilla
beans recipes are enjoying great popularity.
Vanilla Beans / Pods Quality
Our Vanilla Beans are tested by Australian
Inspection Service (AQIS) and meet all requirements of the
AUSTRALIAN FOOD STANDARDS CODE and the
USA FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)
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