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Sky-high cost of top ice cream flavouring is hardly plain vanilla

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 05:50

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With a smaller Madagascar crop last year and fewer good-quality vanilla beans, prices surged in the US.

Nairobi

THERE'S nothing plain about the vanilla market.

The price of the bean used to flavour everything from ice cream and chocolate to cola and pastries more than tripled in the past year as output slipped and quality suffered. That should have been a boon for top producer

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