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 (Mar 2020)
Bagisto Laravel 6.0 1.1
GetCandy Laravel 5.7 0.2.98
Aimeos Laravel 5/6 2020.01.1
Sylius Symfony 4.4+ 1.7
ORO Commerce Symfony 4.4 4.1
Magento Zend 2.7 2.3

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