- Flavor Highly aromatic
- Exclusivity Second most expensive spice in the world
With its wonderful aromatic flavor, is the most widely used flavoring in pastries, confections, and other desserts. It is the second most expensive spice in the world, next to saffron, and as much as flavor chemists try with the glycoside found in the sapwood of certain conifers or from coal extracts, the cheaper synthetic vanillas on the market today do not come close to competing with pure Vanilla.
As Rosengarten in 1969 stated, imitation vanilla lacks pure Vanilla’s “pure, spicy, delicate flavor and peculiar bouquet”