The orchid that produces the world’s favorite flavor

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Vanilla orchid flower.
Vanilla orchid flower. Geoff McKay CC-BY

The scent of vanilla is a treat for our nose and the plant it comes from is a treat for our eyes. We talk with the world’s leading expert on Vanilla orchids, a species older than dinosaurs and because of environmental factors, is endangered.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Jill Nadeau Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Kenneth Cameron Guest

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