Dr. Arvind Ranadive
Premier Vanilla, Inc.
Dr. Arvind Ranadive is the President of Premier Vanilla, Inc. Since 1980 he has worked in the field of vanilla chemistry, cultivation, curing, and technology and has continued offering consultation services in those areas without jeopardizing his role as a specialty vanilla products producer. He has worked on vanilla cultivation in Indonesia, Costa Rica, Uganda, and Jamaica, conducted vanilla workshops in Uganda and Guatemala, given seminars on vanilla in India and the Peoples Republic of China and has visited vanilliaries in Mexico. He has participated as a speaker in every vanilla conference organized by Bakto Flavors. Dr. Ranadive has published 15 research papers in the areas of Vanilla, Tea, and polyphenol chemistry and has written a number of book chapters on Vanilla.