Tongan Vanilla Beans

Palm-fringed beaches, rain forests, lagoons and warm blue water make up the beautiful paradise where these rare and highly sought after vanilla beans are grown. Tonga vanilla beans are extremely bold and pronounced with a very unique aroma and flavor profile.

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Tonga Vanilla Beans come from The Kingdom of Tonga which is made up of several island groups in the South Pacific. Because of Tonga's rich fertile soil, organically grown Vanilla Beans from this region are superior, with flavor and aromatic qualities that make these remarkable to work with.

Tonga vanilla beans are frequently used by gourmet chocolate makers because the flavor is extremely bold, pronounced and unique. This type of vanilla will stand up to the fullest flavored deserts.

Tonga only produces 144 tons of vanilla annually. We are proud to be the only purveyor to offer you these one of a kind beans online.


  • Length: 20-25cm (approx. 8-10 inches)
  • Color: Brown
  • Place of Origin: Tonga
  • Botanical Name: Vanilla Planifolia
  • Flavor/Aroma: strong, full, rich; red wine; aroma of raisins

More Information
GradeGrade A (Gourmet/Premium/Prime)
Length7-8 inches (18cm - 20cm)
ColorDark Brown
Moisture Content30-35%
Flavor Profilecomplex, heady, red wine, strong, full, rich
Basic PreparationTo use a vanilla bean, cut each end off from the vanilla bean and slice through the vanilla bean lengthwise, remove the paste from inside the vanilla bean and use as needed.
Recommended Applications
IngredientsVanilla Beans
Product StyleWhole
Shelf Life1 year
Handling / StorageStore in a cool, dry place.
Country of OriginTonga
Dietary PreferencesAll Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO
Allergen InformationNone Specified


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