We’ve been warned about a looming vanilla shortage for a while now. The shortage and increased prices of vanilla are down to poor harvests earlier this year in Madagascar, caused by the Enwao cyclone back in March. That’s an issue, because Madagascar is where 80% of the world’s vanilla pods come from. Hence the global shortage.
We are happy to announce that we are managing well our supply of Vanilla this winter in house at Killarney Park Hotel. Here’s some of the Vanilla in store from Heiko and our Kitchen Team: