Posted by Bloomberg on 16th Mar 2017
Bloomberg, 16 March 2017
The worst tropical cyclone in 13 years to strike Madagascar may push up already record prices for vanilla beans that are used to flavour everything from cafe lattes to ice cream.
The storm that killed at least 78 people in the Indian Ocean island nation last week may have damaged as much as 30 percent of the crop, according to David van der Walde, director at Aust & Hachmann Canada Ltd., the world’s oldest vanilla company.
The vanilla market, worth about $1.3 billion a year at current prices, was already tight after output slipped and quality suffered over the past two years in Madagascar, which accounts for more than three quarters of global supply. Prices have doubled in a little over a year to more than $500 a kilogram.....Read More
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