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* [[Media:Liste-additive-vanille.pdf|List of vanilla exporters by Ministry of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts]]
 
* [[Media:Liste-additive-vanille.pdf|List of vanilla exporters by Ministry of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts]]
* [[Ambotrarivo land]] for sale, suitable for cultivating coffee, vanilla, rice and cacao.  
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* [[Vohitrarivo farmland]] for sale, suitable for cultivating coffee, vanilla, rice and cacao.  
 
* [[Madagascar Spices]] - vanilla farmer, producer and exporter in [[Sambava]]
 
* [[Madagascar Spices]] - vanilla farmer, producer and exporter in [[Sambava]]
 
* [[Madagascar Vanilla photos]]
 
* [[Madagascar Vanilla photos]]

Revision as of 16:05, 20 January 2020

The vanilla orchid is native only to Mexico and relies on a rare black Mexican bee to pollinate naturally. In 1841, a French owned 12-year old slave on Île Bourbon (now Réunion Island) discovered how to hand-pollinate vanilla orchids. Shortly thereafter vanilla plantations were introduced and became commonplace on the island of Madagascar.

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The type of vanilla grown on Madagascar and in most other locations is Vanilla planifolia, also known as Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla. About 97% of the world's real vanilla comes from Madagascar. However, an estimated 95% of all vanilla products contains artificial vanilla. The best quality Bourbon Vanilla, also called Black Vanilla, is produced primarily around Antalaha, Sambava, Vohemar and Andapa in the northwest of Madagascar.

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In ancient times, vanilla was said to have aphrodisiac effects and help against fever. Although these properties remain scientifically unverified, it is known that vanilla increases levels of catecholamines, including epinephrine, more commonly known as adrenaline. In an in-vitro test, vanilla was able to block quorum sensing in bacteria. In many bacteria, quorum sensing signals function as a switch for virulence in that microbes only become virulent when these signals indicate that they have the numbers to resist the host immune system response. The essential oils of vanilla and vanillin are often used in aromatherapy.

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