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Green Vanilla Bean Quality

By: Patrick Dunphy, vanilla consultant, and Krishna Bala, Firmenich (US)
Posted: February 23, 2011, from the March 2011 issue of P&F magazine.

The defining driver for the global expansion and proliferation of the vanilla industry from its origins in Mexico occurred around 1841 when Edmond Albius, on the French-controlled island of Reunion, conducted hand pollination of the vanilla flower in a practical way, thus opening up vanilla cultivation on a large scale.

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