Also called as prime beans, it is the best of quality vanilla beans can have. It is best used in pastries, cakes and ice cream. The beans are supple with moisture content around 30%, fully bodied and dark brown in color. Some of them can be black. They are known to have a strong, sweet and smoky scent.Also called as prime beans, it is the best of quality vanilla beans can have. Beans are carefully hand selected even before we start the curing process. Maturity of the beans plays an important role to enable us to have full-body and full-flavor beans. With moisture content range from 30-35%, the beans are supple, slick and usually black in color.