An 18 month long project to support the development of the vanilla industry in Vava'u this year has also helped Tonga's MAFF and Australian development partners to better understand the challenges and opportunities faced by vanilla growers and the vanilla industry. Over 100 vanilla growers were directly assisted and 328 plantations monitored under the project, which has identified a need for new plantings, particularly on small family plantations.
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Results for Tongan vanilla
Wednesday 30 November 2016
Tuesday 24 November 2015
Tongan products such as vanilla and Japanese taro have been successfully promoted in the Japanese market, facilitated by the Pacific Islands Centre (PIC) in Tokyo. By Linny Folau.
Friday 4 September 2015
Tonga’s Heilala Vanilla extract has been used to produce Lewis Road Creamery Fresh Vanilla Milk that is currently being sold in New Zealand.
Friday 27 June 2014
Tauranga, New Zealand
A New Zealand and Tongan registered company Heilala Vanilla is helping to revive Tonga’s vanilla industry, producing award-winning vanilla products that have successfully found sales in overseas markets.