One of the best known flavors in the world originates from this fruit, which is not an actual "bean." Most of the world's vanilla beans are from Madagascar off the coast of Africa. The flavorful and versatile tiny seeds and the bean itself can be used for everything from desserts to liqueurs. Sold per piece.
Spice Fun Fact: Vanilla is the worlds most labor-intensive agricultural crop due to the fact that real vanilla is hand-pollinated, making it the second most expensive spice after saffron.