Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans

Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans are superior, with flavor and aromatic qualities that make these beans the most popular and sought after vanilla variety. The flavor is rich, dark and creamy with an overwhelming sweet, buttery aroma. These are well suited for many baking recipes, drinks and desserts. If you are trying to decide where to buy vanilla beans then look no further! We know you will agree that our Bourbon Vanilla Beans from Madagascar are the best in the world! Available in Wholesale and Bulk amounts.

Product Price Qty.
1 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean (Glass Vial of 1)
3 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Glass Vial of 3)
5 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Package of 5)

Regular Price: $7.25

Special Price: $6.25

10 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Package of 10)

Regular Price: $10.99

Special Price: $8.40

25 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Package of 25)

Regular Price: $29.99

Special Price: $22.75

1/2 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 50-70 Beans)
1 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 110-130 Beans)
2 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 210-230 Beans)
5 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 540-560 Beans)


Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans are very distinct, with a flavor and aroma profile unlike any other vanilla bean. Madagascar vanilla beans are processed using the "Bourbon" curing method. This technique typically produces vanilla beans with higher moisture content. Our gourmet vanilla beans have a moisture content of roughly 33%. You'll notice that there are no breaks or splits within the vanilla beans; another indication of extremely high quality.

The Best Source

"...Madagascar vanilla beans stand up to cooking and have a lovely, warm flavor. The Best Source: Buying vanilla beans in bulk is a great value. Beanilla Trading sells beans, extracts, and powders from around the world, in a variety of quantities. Madagascar beans, $13 for 10,"

Taste-Test Winners, Martha Stewart Living, April 2010

Best of the Bean

"For smooth, pure-tasting vanilla extract, make your own...If you want to fill several bottles, it's worth buying the pods in bulk. charges $13 for 10 (Madagascar variety); the site also sells glass jars"

Ask Martha, Martha Stewart Living, February 2011

Beans In Bulk

"...To save money, order vanilla beans online from sites such as You'll end up spending a lot less ($13 plus shipping for 10 Madagascar beans) than you would buying them from a supermarket. And of course, the more beans you buy, the cheaper they are."

DIY Vanilla Extract, America's Test Kitchen D.I.Y Cookbook, 2012


"No matter the variety, sourcing from high-quality distributors is a must to ensure the freshest, most nuanced beans....Beans should be moist and very pliable; a stiff, brittle feel indicates that the flavor-packed essential oils have evaporated. Stored in a sealed container away from sunlight, vanilla pods will keep for up to a year."

—Elizabeth Gunnison Dunn, Vanilla Beans That Are Anything but Plain Vanilla, The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 21, 2013

**Please Note: When purchasing vanilla beans by weight, please be aware that you may not receive the exact number of beans you are expecting from our estimates. Like any agricultural product, our vanilla beans have the potential to vary in length & size from crop-to-crop. If you need to ensure that you receive an exact quantity of whole beans we recommend purchasing a specific quantity amount.**


Grade Grade A (Gourmet/Premium/Prime)
Cuisine No
Length 5.5-7 inches (14cm-17.5cm)
Taste & Aroma No
Color Black
Moisture Content 30-35%
Flavor Profile creamy, strong, full, rich
Dietary Gluten-Free
Country of Origin Madagascar

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Customer Reviews

  1. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans

    by Tom Case on Aug 23, 2014

    We will definitely order more vanilla beans from Beanilla in the future. A 5 Star Company with 5 Star products.
  2. Perfect present

    by Nancy Badavas on Aug 23, 2014

    I love your vanilla beans. I have just made my vanilla which I will be giving for Christmas presents. I will continue to order on a yearly basis. It is a special treat for everyone.
  3. Great Experience

    by Brandi Carmon on Aug 22, 2014

    Have always had an excellent experience using Customer Service responds timely and always very hospitable and accommodating.
  4. Great Product

    by Michael Hill on Aug 22, 2014

    The beans were great and arrived extremely fast. I'll definitely be a repeat customer.
  5. Excellent product!!

    by Lourdes Mannise on Aug 22, 2014

    The quality of these beans is excellent!!!! Looking forward to buy more!!!!
  6. Beans look great

    by Melissa Wise on Aug 22, 2014

    I confess, I haven't actually used the beans yet -but I am looking forward to it. The package arrived quickly and the beans themselves look plump and very fresh.
  7. Excelllent Product

    by Donna Mitchell on Aug 21, 2014

    This is my 3rd purchase and I will continue to buy from Beanilla. Excellent product, fast shipping, good communication. What else could you ask for??
  8. Great deal and great product.

    by Dawn Jaquette on Aug 21, 2014

    Definitely will buy from again!
  9. Super plump!

    by Brittany Tribel on Aug 21, 2014

    I was surprised when I got these in the mail at how plump they were! Every bean seems to contain a very generous amount of caviar. I used most to make home extract, but I've used a few in baked goods and blended drinks. Very flavorful and very good quality. Compared to the expensive 2-3 packs, or singles, at specialty food stores, these are MUCH more economical and MUCH better quality!
  10. Was truly mpressed.

    by Susan Hogan on Aug 21, 2014

    Very Pleased. Will be back. thanks
  11. Vanilla Beans

    by Tawana Gormley on Aug 21, 2014

    There simply is NO other place to buy beans! Best quality, best value and excellent service.
  12. Vanilla

    by Linda on Aug 21, 2014

    Just put my beans in the alcohol. Marked my calendar for 8 weeks. Excited to try it when it's ready. Beans came earlier then expected. Smelled wonderful.
  13. Bulk Vanilla Beans

    by Marian haynes on Aug 21, 2014

    Superb product. Outstanding company.
  14. My Order

    by Sanford Williamson on Aug 21, 2014

    My order arrived in a timely manner, well packaged and was as promised. This is my second order from Beanilla and will not be my last.
  15. madagascar vanilla beans

    by Kimberly Humphries on Aug 21, 2014

    3 people here at work went in on buying them. We all were pleased with them. We are making homemade vanilla to use and give away for Christmas gifts. I would highly recommend this website to friends and anyone for that matter. thankyou!
  16. first puchase from beanilla

    by Carolyn Haff on Aug 21, 2014

    So happy with my purchase. Soon will be ordering again - glad to find you!
  17. Vanilla Beans

    by Cynthia Akre on Aug 21, 2014

    My package of vanilla beans arrived quickly and the ordering process was fast and easy. The vanilla beans were nicely sealed and packaged and look so fresh and "clean". My favorite part was "no shipping" charges :) Without a doubt, I will order from Beanilla again! Thank you!
  18. Excellent quality

    by Donna Wilson on Aug 20, 2014

    Prompt service and an excellent product.
  19. So Far So Good

    by Vincent Barber on Aug 20, 2014

    This is my first try at making Vanilla Extract, but I've got high hopes! The beans were very fresh and well packaged, and gooey. They've been soaking for a little over 2 weeks now, and the fluid is getting very dark already.
  20. Vanilla

    by Michele Weisberg on Aug 20, 2014

    Worked just great for my vanilla extract gift bottles!
  21. Madagascar vanilla beans

    by Heather Parker on Aug 20, 2014

    Second time I have bought from here and they have been the quickest and easiest place I have ordered from. The beans have also been really good. They are fresh feeling, tasting, and smelling.
  22. 10 Vanilla Beans

    by Carolynn Southern on Aug 20, 2014

    All was great and a really good value!!!
  23. I love my beans!

    by Sherry Hill-Ragsdale on Aug 20, 2014

    I love the Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla beans I buy from Beanilla. They give my homemade ice cream the BEST flavor!!! I cannot find them very easily in my neck of the woods and when I do, they are VERY expensive! Thank you very much!!!!!!
  24. Freshest Of The Fresh!

    by Robert Makuch on Aug 20, 2014

    Fresh beans perfect for my culinary needs. I won't get them from anywhere else!!!
  25. Only place for vanilla online

    by Charles Owens on Aug 19, 2014

    This is the only place I would shop for vanilla. I have been a customer for several years now.
  26. Good Beans Good Price

    by Lisa Wyckoff on Aug 18, 2014

    I have been making vanilla extract with vodka and rum. I bought some beans from another source. They were wet, squishy and smelled moldy. I heard about Beanilla from a friend and decided to give them a try. I was very pleasantly surprised. They arrived quickly and were nice plump beans. They are currently soaking in rum and will make great gifts for Christmas.
  27. Very nice beans

    by Claire Harlow on Aug 18, 2014

    I love these, have some soaking now to make vanilla extract and vanilla sugar. They came 10 to a pack, the only thing I'd like to see is a way to open the pack and pull one or so out but still keep them sealed. I have since put them in a zip lock bag.
  28. I will certainly buy again!!

    by Douglas Santos on Aug 17, 2014

    I liked very much the product quality, the package was ok (just ok because I thought the beans would come individually wrapped and it were not, what make very difficult to store after you open the package). The delivery was fast and the beans are very good, the smell is amazing and there are a lot of seeds!

  29. Great Value!

    by John B. Szabo on Aug 17, 2014

    Beans arrived ahead of scheduled delivery time. Great quality, good value for the money. Will order more in the future.
  30. Nice beans!

    by Katherine Olds on Aug 17, 2014

    Nice beans for the price! Super fast shipping!
  31. First time vanilla bean user

    by Michelle Mendoza on Aug 17, 2014

    They came in a vacuum packed bag and smelled great when I opened them. I already made a cake, have vanilla extract in process for Christmas, and vanilla infused vodka. The jar I have the beans stored in already smells great! After we finished infusing the vodka we didn't throw away the bean shell, we stored it in out sugar bowl!
  32. Very fresh

    by Lori Martin on Aug 17, 2014

    High quality beans, very soft and oily. Packaging does not lend itself to partial use. A sealed glass jar is almost required if you aren't using all of them at once.
  33. Awesome

    by David Rodriguez on Aug 16, 2014

    Very affordable prices !! Y'all are great company.
  34. Great beans. Hope they last until I use them all.

    by Gail Franklin on Aug 16, 2014

    The vanilla beans added a great taste to my homemade ice cream. I am curious to see if they last as long in storage as advertised.
  35. Favorite

    by Angela Pennacchini on Aug 16, 2014

    Beanilla is my favorite site to buy vanilla, it is always packaged well, and find it wonderful for the descriptions of all the vanillas offered are great.
  36. Good

    by THERESA TURNER on Aug 16, 2014

  37. Vanilla

    by Karen Benson on Aug 16, 2014

    Kept the vanilla, I'll use it, definitely.
  38. Great beans!!

    by Jennifer Bachman on Aug 16, 2014

    Love em! Using for baking and vanilla extract! 100% satisfied with these beans!!
  39. Pretty awesome

    by Mary Anne Refaei on Aug 16, 2014

    I got two packs of 10 vanilla beans on sale. My only minor gripe is the vacuum sealed packaging being kind of messy when first opened them with the oil leaking and all. They smell and taste better than anything you can get at the grocery store, and are cheaper to boot.
  40. The beans

    by Charles Cord on Aug 16, 2014

    This is the first time using your company, ver impressed and love the beans. I'll be back to get more.

  41. Vanilla

    by Dawn Perez on Aug 16, 2014

    My vanilla is in the early stages so it's hard to know anything at this point. I have a 17 ounce glass bottle and I used 11 beans with Vodka. It's very dark after just one week, but the smell is just delightful. The beans that I haven't used yet have been sealed with a Food Saver machine and placed in a dark cool place. I'm more than happy!!!!!
  42. Best beans ever

    by Christopher Flynn on Aug 15, 2014

    Love them
  43. Perfect

    by Susan Sullivan-Steiner on Aug 15, 2014

    Will be using these excellent quality beans to make vanilla extract for my co-workers for Christmas presents. I couldn't be more pleased!!!!!!!!!!!
  44. Awesome

    by Judy Gesey on Aug 15, 2014

    Fantastic just what I was looking for!
  45. So pleased with my order

    by CHRISTINE GARVEY on Aug 15, 2014

    I really wanted to make my own vanilla extract and the beans were so expensive in the grocery store that I couldn't. These beans are great, they came packaged well, came promptly--I can't wait to try my vanilla and 6 more weeks!
  46. Very good product

    by Chloe Burns on Aug 15, 2014

    We got our order rather soon after ordering, the beans smell delicious and the product is of high quality. Will definitely shop with Beanilla again!
  47. Vanilla Beans

    by Kathleen Burch on Aug 14, 2014

    Excellent product!
  48. 1/2 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans, Grade A

    by Cindy Cruz on Aug 14, 2014

    Love them!! Working great in my vanilla extracts!! Love them!!! Thank you!!
  49. Has been better in past

    by Lawrence Zalewski on Aug 14, 2014

    Much smaller than the last batch I bought a couple of weeks earlier, not nearly as plump or as long....
  50. Madagascar

    by Daniel Morales on Aug 14, 2014

    Best beans for your buck in both quality and flavor. I used them in my beer making and highly recommend it to any other homebrewer out there.
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