Cost per pound for vanilla pods, up from $18 just seven years ago, according to Aust & Hachmann Canada, a Montreal-based vanilla importing company. Vanilla pods are now more expensive than silver due to crop-ruining cyclones in Madagascar, supplier of 70% of the world’s vanilla. Your Häagan-Dazs just got way more expensive.

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