Approximately 18 degrees south of the equator , in the Indian Ocean and separated from Africa by the Mozambique Channel, is the word’s 4th largest island, Madagascar.

On this tropical island, the city of Sambava is located on the North-East cost of the island and is the capital of the SAVA region.
SAVA which stands for “Sambava, Antalaha, Vohemar and Andapa”
(4 major vanilla producting cities), produces approximately 95% of Madagascar’s vanilla production.

The equatorial climate is very humid and suitable for growing vanilla beans. Madagascar is the world’s largest producer of vanilla beans and is well known around the world for its high quality.