What Is Vanilo?

Vanilo is an E-commerce Framework for Laravel. It's like Magento or Sylius.

Is It Ready For Production?

Yes.

Starting from v0.2 there has been a well defined upgrade path up until the current latest version.

Refer to Release Notes for more details.

Why Another E-commerce Package?

Shortly, because back in 2017 there was no decent one especially for Laravel. There's a slightly longer article on medium about why it came to life.

Alternatives

Name Based on Version (Nov 2019)
Bagisto Laravel 5.6 0.1
GetCandy Laravel 5 Unreleased
Aimeos Laravel 5/6 2019.10.1
Sylius Symfony 4.3+ 1.6
ORO Commerce Symfony 4.2+ 4.0
Magento Zend 2.7 2.3

For even more alternatives read the E-commerce Status Quo 2016.