Cacao Powder

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Raw unprocessed cacao powder has earned its place as one of the greatest Superfoods of all... no wonder its Latin name, Theobroma, is translated as the "Food of the Gods".

Ancient Mayans used prepare special drinks using Cacao powder for wedding ceremonies and other rituals!

Made in the EU

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Origin of Cacao powder

As for the cacao nibs, the word "cacao" (or cocoa for the Anglosaxons) is Latin for "food of the Gods". With the majority of Cacao beans coming from Western Africa and Latin America, this product has been ground into a powder which contains so many nutrients that it has earned its title as a Superfood.

Ancient Mayans used to create a Cacao powder beverage for wedding ceremonies and other rituals!

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ORGANIC CACAO POWDER

  • Controling blood pressure
  • Healthy nerve and muscle function thanks to the high magnesium.
  • Regulating our digestive system thanks to its high fiber content.
  • Preventing anemia thanks to the high iron content.
  • Reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease and stroke thanks to the high level of antioxidants.
  • Regulating diarrhoea thanks to the polyphenol content.
  • Providing a boost in energy thanks to its high healthy fat content.
  • Strengthening the immune system with its high vitamin C content.
  • Increasing skin health and texture thanks to the flavanol content.
  • Improving cognitive function thanks to the iron content providing more oxygen to the brain.
  • Increasing happiness! Cacao increase the secretion of phenylethylamine (PEA) which give us a sens of euphoria.

Nutrition profile of raw cacao powder

Raw unprocessed Cacao are packed with essential nutrients which include:

  • Minerals: calcium, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc.
  • Vitamin C
  • Antioxidants: procyanidins and flavanoids (epicatechin)
  • Phenylethylamine (PEA): aka the love chemical!
  • Dietary fibres

This product is:

  • 100% Raw organic cacao nibs, that's it, nothing else added
  • Vegan
  • Lactose free
  • GMO free
  • Gluten free
  • Nuts free
  • No artificial elements
  • Made in the European Union (EU)

Recipe ideas using ground cacao

It seems obvious, but if you know how... make dark chocolate low in sugar!

My personal favourite: 1 glass of soy milk (due to my lactose intolerance), 1 teaspoon of cacao powder and 1-2 teaspoons of Maca powder... I call it Vincent's power drink!

Nutritional value (100g) of cacao powder

Energy (kJ)1409kJ
Energy (kcal)337kcal
total protein28.1g
total carbohydrates14.5g
sugars0.3g
total fat11.0g
saturated fat6.9g
dietary fiber34.7g
Sodium15,20mg
salt0.1g
Made inThe Netherlands
BrandTerrasana
Bio organicYes
Product formPowder
Product packagingGlass bottle
VeganYes
Lactose freeYes
Gluten freeYes
Nuts freeYes
GMO freeYes
KoscherYes
HalalYes

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Cacao Powder

Cacao Powder

Raw unprocessed cacao powder has earned its place as one of the greatest Superfoods of all... no wonder its Latin name, Theobroma, is translated as the "Food of the Gods".

Ancient Mayans used prepare special drinks using Cacao powder for wedding ceremonies and other rituals!

Made in the EU

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