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Is There a Difference Between VANILLA and VANILLIN?

Sometimes a tiny detail points to a tiny difference in product ingredients. One of such instances involve the food additive vanilla, derived from the pod of an orchid. The site QuirkyScience features an article discussing the difference. Are you curious enough to read it? The article is entitled,

Vanilla and Vanillin: What's the Difference?


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MegL wrote on August 12, 2016, 4:11 AM

I never realised vanilla came from an orchid. There must be a lot of those particular orchids grown!