Natural Vanilla Bean Statement

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Natural Vanilla Bean Statement

 

We herewith confirm that the vanilla beans we use in our products are sourced from cultivated vanilla beans under the category of non-CITES species.

CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Engineered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is a multilateral treaty to protect endangered plants and animals.



*This communication is intended to provide advice to Santa Barbara Chocolate customers upon their request. Our interpretation of the law does not represent a formal legal opinion, as we have not sought concurrence with the competent authorities. Customers are encouraged to consult with their own legal counsel.