Most of the real vanilla is hand- pollinated, only the Central American Melipona bee can naturally pollinate vanilla, hence the reason why it is so expensive. It is the second most expensive spice after Saffron. It Takes 5 Kg Of Fresh Vanilla Pods To Make 1 Kg Of Gy Raw Ground Vanilla Beans.
The beans need up to ten months to mature, are then hand-picked and require an additional six months to cure. Giddy Yo Ground Vanilla Bean Powder is cultivated in Papua New Guinea and our source works directly with family and sustainable growers. Although it is not ‘certified organic’ due to the prohibitive cost of certification for the farmers, no pesticides or chemicals are used in the cultivating of the orchids and curing of the beans.
Pure Ground Vanilla is not the same as Vanilla Powder, which is a combination of sugar or dextrose and ground vanilla or vanilla extract. Pure Ground Vanilla is a very fragrant product that can be used for color, texture, and flavour. Giddy Yo Ground Vanilla Bean Powder is very easy to use. You need just a small amount to add excellent vanilla flavour.
Add to smoothies, oatmeal, raw creations, baked goods, essential oil blends and home-made body care concoctions. 1/4 tsp. VANILLA BEAN POWDER = 1 tsp. vanilla extract.
Canadian , Gluten Free , Vegan/Dairy Free