Tag: vanilla


Poor crops particularly in Madagascar have pushed prices to 5 year highs today. Prices almost doubled in 2013. Most speculators believe there are more price rises coming up.

See below from a European trader.

They wrote in December 2011…

This year crop in Madagascar is rather good in volume (+/- 1200 / 1400 tons) and in quality too as per what I saw in Madagascar lately With my be a reserve on some black beans lots which I found a bit phenolic but nothing sure yet as it’s always dangerous to ship vanilla beans too early and always better to let them be cured as long as possible.

The real news…