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Where Does Vanilla Come From?

  • Vanilla must be grown in a warm tropical environment
  • Most of the world’s vanilla is produced in Madagascar and Indonesia

Why Vanilla?

  • Strength in Simplification - consumers want familiarity and comfort by leaning towards things which are nostalgic and simple, safe yet indulgent
  • A very versatile flavor – vanilla flavors work well in many culinary and beverage creations. Visit our recipe page for more vanilla inspiration!

Flavor Fun Facts

  • Vanilla comes from the pod of an orchid that is native to Mexico
  • The word ‘vanilla’ means ‘little pod’ which refers to vanilla in its original form
Flavor Inspiration
Monthly archives
  • Peppermint

    December’s Flavor of The Month is Peppermint, the refreshing flavor of the holiday season. Peppermint is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint. The plant was originally found in Europe and The Middle East but now is found very widely spread across the world. National Peppermint Latte Day conveniently falls in the month of December on December 3rd. Experience the rush of refreshment that comes with this minty favorite. Mix Monin Peppermint Syrup into an icy cocktail or a mug of hot chocolaty goodness and bring the cool tingle of candy cane to every sip.

  • Cranberry november

    November’s Flavor of The Month is Cranberry: fresh picked berry aroma with a tart, sweet and juicy flavor. This antioxidant-packed fruit is 90% water but still full of minerals and vitamins, especially Vitamin C. While this superfood embraces a bright ruby color in its natural form, Monin Cranberry Syrup also gives teas, lemonades, and culinary creations a deep red hint of color. Monin Cranberry Syrup is a clean label flavor, meaning it contains no artificial flavors, preservatives, colors or sweeteners. Try Monin Cranberry Syrup to give any cocktail, mocktail or culinary creation a festive flavor all year round.

  • Caramel October

    October’s Flavor of The Month is Caramel. Sweet, smooth and sometimes even salty. This fall favorite is enjoyed in a variety of ways; in a morning coffee, drizzled on an ice cream sundae, or doused over an apple. At Monin, we have 10 different variations of caramel flavors for you to try and love! Our Caramel Apple Butter Milkshake recipe is kid-friendly and can be enjoyed while carving pumpkins with the whole family. If you’re a coffee fanatic, you are bound to love our Pumpkin Spice Caramel Latte recipe. Visit our recipe page where we have plenty of caramel recipes. Try some out and let us know what you think!

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