Why the price of vanilla beans is so high



One brand was over 100 a pint unit price at shoprite the other day

It is strange that this country doesn’t grow poppy or coca. That seems to be the trend with 3rd world countries that have the climate/topography

Even the CA supplier my wife buys beans from raised prices at least 4 yrs ago. We make our own extract. Seems to be the best way to get greater value from the cost.