Vanilla export license 2021-2023To maintain the high standard of Madagascar's vanilla exports, licenses for vanilla exporters are awarded to selected and qualified vanilla operators.
Published 28th October 2021
Vanilla honey paste recipeReplace the sugary coffee syrup with a healthy alternative, sweeten your breakfast yoghurt, cereal, morning and afternoon tea, pour over a crepe, pancake and other desserts.
Published 17th August 2021
Black and white pepper harvest 2021Our black peppers are hand-picked shortly before the fruit is ripe and thereafter sun-dried for about two weeks. Our white pepper is from the same vine but picked when fully ripe. Our fresh white and black peppers of the season are now available to order.
Published 21st June 2021
Vanillin and humidity laboratory tests 2021An independent laboratory analysis of Black gourmet vanilla, TK, Red vanilla (Europe), Red vanilla (US), vanilla cuts and vanilla powder all reveal excellent results.
Published 26th March 2021
Vanilla powderOur naturally organic vanilla powder ground from fresh vanilla cuts offers a wide range of uses in food flavouring and home baking.
Published 29th January 2021
Grade-C vanilla cuts analysis 2020An analysis of our Grade-C vanilla bean cuts from the 2020 harvest yields lower vanillin and humidity levels than Grade-A and Grade-B. Grade-C is nonetheless suitable for food manufacturing as well as grinding into vanilla powder and use in non-food products, essential oils etc.
Published 27th November 2020
Grade-B vanilla bean analysis 2020An analysis of our Grade-B vanilla beans from the 2020 harvest reveals especially high vanillin content in relation to its relatively low level of humidity.
Published 27th November 2020
Grade-A vanilla bean analysis 2020An analysis of our gourmet-quality vanilla beans from the 2020 harvest reveals perfectly balanced vanillin and humidity levels.
Published 5th November 2020
Vanilla harvest 2020With the completion of the season's vanilla harvest, sun-drying, selection and preparation process, our freshest vanilla beans of the season are available for export.
Published 10th September 2020
Madagascar Spices is Fairtrade certifiedMaintaining good relations with our suppliers, independent farmers, employees and temporary staff alike is part of our philosophy.
Published 24th July 2020
Three Coronavirus cases detected in MadagascarThree passengers from France to Antananarivo on separate flights on 17th, 18th and 19th March were diagnosed with the Coronavirus. All international passenger flights have thereafter been suspended.
Updated 21st March 2020
Vanilla EmbroideryVanilla embroidery is the art of creating decorative figures from vanilla beans which are especially suitable for displays in boutiques where various vanilla products are sold.
Published 1st March 2020
Vanillanomics - The Volatile Economics of Natural Vanilla in MadagascarAn in-depth editorial by Bloomberg Businessweek about the economics of vanilla and how global trade affects the rural farming communities in northeast Madagascar. Author and Journalist Monte Reel and Photographer Elisabeth Real accompanied Madagascar Spices into the countryside to document the seasonal green vanilla markets.
Published 17th December 2019
Merry Xmas and Happy New Year!We wish our customers, friends, partners and everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2020.
Published 24th December 2019
Download our print flyerOur printable leaflets are suitable for distribution, promotion and point-of-sale displays in relation to our vanilla products. Available in English, French and German.
Published 15th December 2019
Madagascar Spices completes ECOCERT verificationOur vanilla products have successfully completed the strict biological analysis by ECOCERT, the leading organic certification organisation since 1991.
Published 12th November 2018