Vanilla Seed For Sale In Uganda
What is Vanilla Seed?
Vanilla is a spice derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla, primarily obtained from pods of the Mexican species, flat-leaved vanilla. Pollination is required to make the plants produce the fruit from which the vanilla spice is obtained.
How can you tell good quality vanilla In Uganda?
First, take the bean with your hands, and roll it between your two fingers. A good-quality bean should feel moist, fleshy and oily on your fingers. You want to see vanilla seeds on your fingers. This shows the bean is mature and of high vanillin content.
How long does it take to grow vanilla from seed In Uganda?
In total, it takes an average of 6 to 9 months to grow vanilla beans. After they’re harvested, the vanilla beans need to go through a curing process, and this adds a further few months to the overall timeline.
What can you do with vanilla bean seeds In Uganda?
Use the seeds immediately: The scraped seeds can be mixed right into your recipe along with the other ingredients. Use them right away. Use the empty pod: The scraped-out pods can be used to infuse milk or cream with subtle vanilla flavor, or you can stick them in a jar of sugar to make vanilla-scented sugar.
What conditions does vanilla need to grow In Uganda?
The vanilla tree grows in tropical and equatorial zones. High humidity and temperatures are favourable to its development. Ideally, it needs a temperature of around 25°C and a soil rich in organic matter. The addition and renewal of a good humus base will allow the vine to grow easily.
How do you know if vanilla is pure In Uganda?
To be labeled Pure Vanilla Extract, a gallon measure must contain 13.35% vanilla bean extractives (10-ounces of moisture-free solids), 35% alcohol, and the balance in distilled water. What is not listed in the Standard of Identity is sugar, corn syrup, caramel color or any other additives pure vanilla may contain.
How do you know if vanilla is real In Uganda?
Pure or real vanilla extract must contain vanilla beans, water and alcohol in order to be called ‘pure’. Imitation extract must also contain these three ingredients but can have other flavors to help boost the vanilla taste.
How many vanilla beans can one plant produce In Uganda?
A: One healthy vanilla plant can produce ~2 kg (4.4 lb) of green beans per plant. Curing is usually about 5:1 or 6:1 kg (11:1 or 13:1 lb) green bean to cured bean by weight, so each plant can produce around 0.3 to 0.4 kg (0.7–0.9 lb) cured vanilla beans.
What is the price for Vanilla Seed In Uganda?
The price in Uganda Shilling is UGX 532500 per kg.
Where can I buy Vanilla Seed In Uganda?
Address: 8JCR+RQG, Old Butabika Rd, Kampala, Uganda
SIMPLY UGANDA VANILLA
Address: Building Office 308, Plot 2 Kimathi Avenue, UA, Kampala, Uganda
Address: Explorer’s Hub Hotel, Plot 04 Lower Kololo Terrace Rd, Kampala, Uganda
Phone: +256 752 775165
Carrefour Uganda – Acacia Mall
Address: Plot 8a, Kisementi, The Acacia Mall, 12a Copper Rd, Kampala, Uganda
Phone: +256 779 457158
Kilembe Vanilla Exporters Ltd
Address: 4, plot 29A, opposite NFA 10101 Spring Rd, Kampala, Uganda
Phone: +256 782 582149