A day in the life of a vanilla farmer

A day in the life of a vanilla farmer

A day in the life of a vanilla farmer A day in the life of a vanilla farmer A day in my life as vanilla farmer As we have both a farm and a vanilla company trading vanilla in Denmark, I have to share my time between the two. That means that when I am in Copenhagen, I...
Progress during corona times

Progress during corona times

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...
Progress during corona times

Assistant Farm Manager

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...
IMMMA and DLA Piper

IMMMA and DLA Piper

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...
Model for a day

Model for a day

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...
See my new web page

See my new web page

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...
Communication upgraded!

Communication upgraded!

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...
Jackson – our man on the ground

Jackson – our man on the ground

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...
ARTICLE IN FOOD SUPPLY

ARTICLE IN FOOD SUPPLY

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...
Another Mette on the team

Another Mette on the team

Another Mette on the team Another Mette on the team Working in a different country has its challenges. Working on a different continent, has even more. We are therefore really happy to welcome Mette Brix Voetmann to our Board, where she is strengthening our local...
Getting investors on board

Getting investors on board

Getting investors on board Getting investors on board Since day one it has been clear that the vanilla farm would not be a one-woman show. Not only do I not have the necessary financial pull, but I know that I need partners with other competences and ways of thinking...
A Vanilla Farm in Africa

A Vanilla Farm in Africa

A Vanilla Farm in Africa A Vanilla Farm in Africa First it was a crazy idea, then it became a dream, and now I am going to make it happen: My African vanilla farm. It has been a bumpy ride this far, but I think that I have now found the right path. I don’t fool...