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Progress during corona times

Progress during corona times

I love the spring in Denmark but this year, I have not been able to enjoy it the same way as I used to. I have been longing to go to Bukoba and contribute to the work that is going on there. Fortunately, we have good people there who are working hard dispite the...

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Assistant Farm Manager

Assistant Farm Manager

    Vanilla is not just vanilla! For our newly started vanilla farm in Tanzania we are looking for an Assistant Farm Manager responsible for establishing the vanilla plantation. Lake Victoria Vanilla Lake Victoria Vanilla was founded in 2019 with a vision of producing...

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IMMMA and DLA Piper

IMMMA and DLA Piper

I am sure we could have found a cheaper solution. But I have not one second regretted that we chose to work with IMMMA Advocates - DLA Piper in Tanzania.   When setting up our Danish company we chose lawyers that were part of the international DLA Piper network,...

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Model for a day

Model for a day

Today Børsen sent their photographer, Sofia Busk to take pictures for the article. The article will publish about the farm on October 18 and I am looking forward to telling the readers about the farm. Vanilla is not photogenic, but we did try to include it in some of...

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See my new web page

See my new web page

It is not just Lake Victoria Vanilla that has got a new look. Mette Ravn Vanilje and its webshop has also had a make-over. New features are being added and shortly, it will be possible to receive a specially selected vanilla on subscription, as well as a newsletter....

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Communication upgraded!

Communication upgraded!

How lucky are we? Vibeke is joining our team and will be handling communication as well as supporting strategy development. I am so happy and looking forward to having Vibeke as a sparring partner for the many questions that arise in a company that is growing. I know...

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Retrospective thoughts

Retrospective thoughts

It was my first visit to Tanzania and it was a good experience. Dar was nice and we had a good meeting with our lawyers at IMMMA and they have performed much better than I have expected. We also visited the Danish Embassy in Dar. One of my concerns has been...

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Visiting a small lot holder

Visiting a small lot holder

In Bukoba we visited a small lot vanilla farmer. The purpose was to learn how the locals cultivated the vanilla. The vanilla plants grew at Jatropha plants under a roof of banana plants. The flowers were pollinated by hand with a needle and several plants had green...

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Jackson – our man on the ground

Jackson – our man on the ground

When I was in Bukoba in July, I had asked my good friend Josephat if he could help me find someone that could translate and help me with getting credit on my phone and other really small and simple tasks. I had not one second imagined that the young man that I was...

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ARTICLE IN FOOD SUPPLY

ARTICLE IN FOOD SUPPLY

The Danish online magazine Food Supply has written an article about our Farm. You can read it here (it is in Danish - google translate is your friend): https://www.food-supply.dk/article/view/672417/dansk_vaniljenord_abner_snart_sin_egen_farm

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Contact Victoria Lake Vanilla

Address

Horserødvej 17
2100 København Ø
Denmark

Phone

+45 4128 1002 (Denmark) or 
+255 067 398 1398 (Tanzania)