NOW Foods Organic Vanilla Liquid Extract Non-GE - 2 oz. Now Foods Vanilla Extract is the most widely used flavoring in baking and is the second most expensive spice in the world. Now Foods Vanilla Extract is made from the vanilla bean, which is the pod of a tropical orchid. Cooks and bakers rely on Now Foods Vanilla Extract to impart delicious vanilla flavor to their foods. Now Foods Vanilla Extract is organically grown and processed in accordance with the California Organic Foods Act of 1990 Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International. NOW's MissionThe NOW mission is - To provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives. NOW Foods is an award-winning and highly respected manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements and natural foods.In 1948, with the natural food and supplement industry in its infancy, entrepreneur Paul Richard paid $900 for the purchase of Fearn Soya Foodsa Chicago based manufacturer of grain and legume-based products. This began a six-decade legacy of providing health-seeking consumers with high-quality, affordable nutrition products. History of NOWIn 1968, NOW Foods was founded under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty years, NOW has made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them. Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while NOW has grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed - NOW's commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.