Vanilla Absolute is a highly sought-after ingredient in the fragrance, cosmetic, and food industries. This technical guide is aimed at buyers interested in purchasing vanilla absolutes in wholesale quantities.
Synonyms: Vanilla Absolute is also known as Vanilla Oleoresin or Vanilla Extract.
Botanical names: The botanical name for vanilla is Vanilla planifolia. It belongs to the Orchidaceae family.
Chemical composition: Vanilla Absolute contains a complex mixture of compounds, including vanillin, coumarin, eugenol, and phenols. Vanillin is the primary compound responsible for the characteristic flavor and aroma of vanilla.
Growing Locations: Vanilla is mainly grown in tropical regions such as Madagascar, Indonesia, and the Comoros Islands. Madagascar is the largest producer of vanilla in the world.