Vanilla is so common, some people use it as a diss. But watch out. This beloved bean may become a rarity. Read more: http://cen.acs.org/articles/94/i36/problem-vanilla.html
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Special thanks to My Green Pets for sharing their footage of vanilla pollination:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RdoTcDD2EU
Check out more of their videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/mygreenpets
And another big thank you goes out to Cook Flavoring Company for sharing their data on vanilla bean prices. Cooks employees are on the ground in Madagascar keeping their fingers on the vanilla pulse. Check out their webpage for the latest: https://www.cooksvanilla.com/blogs/news/
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