Wildlife conservation is a major part of the Kilimanjaro Vanilla™ story. Blue Pacific Flavors is committed to donating 3% of net sales of Kilimanjaro Vanilla™ to African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). With your purchase of this product, together we can support AWF’s mission to ensure the continent’s wildlife and wild lands thrive in a modern Africa.
Vanilla and African elephants are not often found in the same sentence. But when it comes to Kilimanjaro Vanilla™, elephants are front and center. Just look at our logo!
African bush elephants are the world’s largest terrestrial mammals. These majestic animals weigh in at 2-7 tons! Their impressive size can’t protect them from their biggest predator: humans. Illegal ivory trade, fueled by the global demand for elephant tusks, has severely threatened their numbers and pushed them onto the endangered species list. When elephants are killed, Tanzania loses iconic creatures that are essential to supporting ecosystem services, and a vital source of tourism revenue. AWF plays a crucial role in preventing poaching, protecting habitats, and creating sustainable livelihood sources for local communities – ensuring elephants roam free for generations to come and people benefit from their survival.
You can learn more about the African bush elephant and how AWF is monitoring the health and safety of this endangered animal on their elephant conservation page.