Nairobi, Kenya and Washington D.C.

NAIROBI, KENYA AND WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 26, 2021) — African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) announced today a partnership with California-based Blue Pacific Flavors, an established leader in natural and organic fruit flavors. Blue Pacific Flavors will donate three percent of the net sales of its Kilimanjaro Pure Vanilla Extract to support AWF’s mission to protect wildlife and wildlands as an essential part of a modern and prosperous Africa. Kilimanjaro VanillaTM, produced by Blue Pacific Flavors in partnership with Natural Extracts Industries (NEI) is smooth and rich in flavor and extracted from Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Funds raised through the Blue Pacific Flavors partnership will support AWF’s work in the Tsavo-Mkomazi landscape.

AWF promotes entrepreneurial conservation and innovative technology enterprises. Through regional private sector, entrepreneurial, or emerging technology partners, we engage in projects and partnerships that support African leadership, community development opportunities, women and youth in conservation enterprises. AWF applauds Blue Pacific Flavors for its strong commitment to responsible sourcing and sustainability. Extracts of Kilimanjaro Vanilla are produced locally in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, enabling more lucrative opportunities and sustaining a livelihood for local farmers.

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Learn more about AWF’s partnership with Blue Pacific Flavors

About African Wildlife Foundation

The African Wildlife Foundation is the primary advocate for the protection of wildlife and wildlands as an essential part of a modern and prosperous Africa. Founded in 1961 to focus on Africa’s conservation needs, we articulate a uniquely African vision, bridge science, and public policy, and demonstrate the benefits of conservation to ensure the survival of the continent’s wildlife and wildlands.

About Blue Pacific Flavors

Blue Pacific Flavors employs a unique blend of creativity, passion, and innovation to develop some of the world’s most authentic fruit and sweet flavors for global food and beverage brands. We are an established leader in natural and organic fruit flavors. With a product line of more than 30,000 compounded flavor formulations and sustainably sourced food ingredients, we have the resources and expertise to help you turn innovative ideas into iconic products. To learn more, visit us at:

MEDIA CONTACT: To arrange interviews with AWF Corporate Partnerships regarding the Blue Pacific Flavors commitment, please contact Patrick Mitchell of AWF at, (202) 991-7508 or Nashipae Orumoy of AWF in Nairobi, Kenya at, +254 701864021.