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Vanilla beans are the fruit of orchids (genus Vanilla). Vanilla extract is made by soaking vanilla beans in a solution. 

Native to Central America and Mexico.

Spanish colonists brought vanilla back to Europe in 1519. 

Synthetic vanillin (created from many different sources) contributes to 95% of the vanilla flavoring found around the world. 

“The Bittersweet Story of Vanilla” by Simran Sethi (2017) 

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/bittersweet-story-vanilla-180962757

New Oxford Book of Food Plants by John Vaughan et al. (2009)

“What is Vanilla (And Why Is It Sooo Expensive)” by Sarah Jampel (2019) https://www.bonappetit.com/story/what-is-vanilla

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