Natural Vanilla Bean Statement


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.