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Update on the world vanilla crisis

<br>• Chantale Caron <br>• fair <br>• fairtrade <br>• human <br>• humanism <br>• Madagascar <br>• respect

Update on the world vanilla crisis

A lot is told in the media, but few of these stories really come close to the reality, because reality is multifactorial, on the one hand; and that it affects the players in the sector differently, whether you are a producer, collector, exporter or trader ... and whether in Madagascar or elsewhere. Indeed, if each vanilla-exporting country encounters its own market realities, it is undeniable that the tribulations of Madagascar have an influence on international prices. It is often said here that when the United States sneezes, Canada catches a cold; it is the same...

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Touched in the heart!

<br>• Chantale Caron <br>• fair <br>• fairtrade <br>• human <br>• humanism <br>• Uganda <br>• respect <br>• vanilla <br>• Ugandan Vanilla <br>• something true

Touched in the heart!

What's so touching about a piece of cloth wrapped in a few products? Hope. Monica Nayebare is a proud representative of the new African generation, proud, joyful, passionate and hopeful. Barely 27 years old, she set up a business exporting Ugandan products to the international market. Vanilla (hum hum!), Shea butter and sesame seeds. It's a good start! But the most astonishing and touching thing is to receive these very correctly wrapped samples with love and hope ... we feel it very well! And at his expense! What pride! You can imagine that Monica is really my ...

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The taste of the True

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The taste of the True

This blog is a call for the return of the true, of the close relationship with nature and people. It is a call to humanity behind a product which is "luxury" only for international traders. Like many other agricultural products in high demand (cocoa, coffee, sugar, spices, etc.) whose producers are exhausted by dint of working in their fields for a fraction of the price sold to the consumer, the work of vanilla trees is under valued, and the role of traders extremely overestimated. At a time when the Internet makes it possible to open channels of communication between the world of vanilla trees and that of ...

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