Recent News from Cook’s
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We’ve had a major disaster just hit the vanilla region of Madagascar. The news is very grim. Cyclone ENAWO struck the island Tuesday, destroying a significant portion of Madagascar’s vanilla crop. The cyclone made a direct strike on Antalaha and Sambava, the two...read more
We have just returned again from Madagascar, where we spent days tramping around in “the bush” of the Sava vanilla country, talking with farmers. We are bringing back to you the first whiff of good news we’ve seen in more than two years. Before we all get too excited,...read more
The math is simple, and shocking. The current market price for one kilo of Madagascar vanilla beans has surged to $400. Each gallon of vanilla extract requires over 13 ounces of beans. That would put the price of a gallon of single fold extract over $150, just in the...read more