This part of ISO 5565 specifies requirements for vanilla belonging to the species Vanilla fragrans (Salisbury) Ames, syn. Vanilla planifolia Andrews.
This part of ISO 5565 is applicable to vanilla in pods, bulk, cut or in the form of powder. It is not applicable to vanilla extracts.
NOTE This vanilla is commonly known under the names associated with its geographic origin, namely Bourbon (from Madagascar, Comores and Reunion), Indonesian, Mexican, Tongan, Indian, Chinese and Ugandan vanilla.
Vanilla [Vanilla fragrans (Salisbury) Ames] — Part 1: Specification