VANILLA FLAVOR CONCEPTS

The exotic, fragrant and complex flavor of vanilla brings a rich and sweet touch to favorite dessert and baking recipes, as well as savory dishes and sauces.

VANILLA FLAVOR CONCEPTS

The exotic, fragrant and complex flavor of vanilla brings a rich and sweet touch to favorite dessert and baking recipes, as well as savory dishes and sauces.

Vanilla

Vanilla has become one of the most popular and lucrative spices in existence. Five to seven pounds of green vanilla beans are needed to produce one pound of processed vanilla—a main reason why vanilla is one of the most expensive spices in the world behind saffron. Less than 1% of the total global market in vanilla flavor is actually sourced from vanilla beans.

Our portfolio of vanilla flavors—tailored to each customer’s needs—provides an economical solution of different profiles including natural, WONF, natural and artificial, and synthetic. The range of solutions provide an authentic taste of vanilla with specific features such as:

  • Bourbon Vanilla: known for a sweet, rum-like flavor
  • Tahitian Vanilla: unveils floral qualities
  • Indonesian Vanilla: often displays smoky characteristics
  • Mexican Vanilla: reveals spicy and woody notes
Botanical Flavors
Savory Vanilla Flavors

While crucial to baking, you might not know that vanilla in savory dishes enhances the flavor of the dish. To a chef, vanilla in the main meal is not uncommon and likewise, in many of the vanilla producing nations, fish and vanilla go hand-in-hand. Fish or shrimp in a coconut cream and vanilla sauce are common tropical dishes. Vanilla gives depth to chicken and pork dishes and a splash in your favorite BBQ sauce for chicken wings or ribs is delicious.

As an important component of flavors such as chocolate, strawberry, caramel, and coconut, vanilla rounds out the taste by adding creaminess, balancing sweetness, and toning or masking bitterness and acidity.

T. Hasegawa works with unexploited growing regions assuring our customers a supply of the highest quality vanilla beans for our flavors. We aim to help smallholder farmers maintain consistent quality and a sustainable supply so that our flavor experts can work to match taste, aroma, and texture.

Vanilla’s decadent flavor has become an indispensable ingredient in both traditional and exotic recipes:

Vanilla

Vanilla has become one of the most popular and lucrative spices in existence. Five to seven pounds of green vanilla beans are needed to produce one pound of processed vanilla—a main reason why vanilla is one of the most expensive spices in the world behind saffron. Less than 1% of the total global market in vanilla flavor is actually sourced from vanilla beans.

Botanical Flavors

Our portfolio of vanilla flavors—tailored to each customer’s needs—provides an economical solution of different profiles including natural, WONF, natural and artificial, and synthetic. The range of solutions provide an authentic taste of vanilla with specific features such as:

  • Bourbon Vanilla: known for a sweet, rum-like flavor
  • Tahitian Vanilla: unveils floral qualities
  • Indonesian Vanilla: often displays smoky characteristics
  • Mexican Vanilla: reveals spicy and woody notes