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X48 Tahitensis Haapape Vanilla Gourmet from Bora Bora, French Polynesia (by kg)

X48 Tahitensis Haapape Vanilla Gourmet from Bora Bora, French Polynesia (by kg)

PrixÀ partir de 1 216,00 CHF

Organic Vanilla Tahitensis Haapape Gourmet (by kg)

Origin & Terroir: Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Harvest: 2022

Curing: Ripe, washed and sun dried

Refining: >9 months

DDM: 31.12.2025


Cultivated in a reasoned way in French Polynesia, the Tahitensis Haapape vanilla species are harvested mature on the vines, washed and dried, before they are put in the sun for a few hours every day for at least 5 months. The pods are then massaged, calibrated and refined with great expertise. That's why Tahitensis vanilla species from Polynesia are so renowned for their exceptional aromas and unique flavors, distinguishing them from the more commonly known Vanilla planifolia variety.


Bora-Bora Tahitensis Haapape vanilla beans releases the accents of a rich tropical volcanic soil with sweet aromas of prunes and liquorice mingling to chocolate and caramel notes, and possess a distinctiveness that stems from the specific conditions of their terroir, characterized by its volcanic soil and warm tropical climate, playing a vital role in shaping the flavors and fragrances of this Tahitensis vanilla beans. The volcanic soil provides essential nutrients and imparts a subtle mineral undertone to the beans. The proximity to the sea also create a microclimate that infuses the vanilla beans with a unique coastal influence. In terms of flavors, Tahitensis Haapape vanilla beans from Bora Bora offer a well-rounded taste with hints of caramel, chocolate, ripe fruits and even floral undertones. Their complex flavor profile which can vary from batch to batch, reflects the nuances of the terroir and the specific conditions of the growing season. The fragrance of Bora Bora Tahitensis Haapape vanilla beans is equally captivating. They exude a warm and inviting aroma with sweet, floral notes that carry hints of tropical fruits and spices, gingerbread and prunes. Often described as being delicate, yet distinct, they add an enchanting element to every culinary and perfumery creations. Although more expensive it is nevertheless more economical since one Tahitensis Haapape bean can represent the equivalent of three Planifolia.


Beans measure +- 21 cm for an average weight of 12 g. A kilo is about 83 beans.

Moisture: 59%

Vanillin: +- 1%

Packaging: in 1kg uv-airbag

Bora Bora origin certified


Price *FOB (without transport). **DAP (with transport) and ***DDP (with transport + import duty) prices are confirmed at the time of order as per actual transportation cost. For order above 4 kg please send us your request by email at

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