Vanilla Bean Project makes vanilla extract in Lakeland, Minnesota. They are on a mission to make a long-term commitment to do better by vanilla growers and the planet buying certified organic vanilla directly from women-owned businesses and farmer cooperatives.
They learned how to make vanilla extract from an old-out of print book using cold extraction process for maximum flavor and aroma. The St. Croix Brand is named after the St. Croix River which is close to where they live.
High quality Vanilla extract is a game changer in baked goods or homemade vanilla ice cream.