Raw food quality organic cacao beans from the best Peruvian cacao (Criollo). These unprocessed beans have not been heat treated. Supplied in a resealable foil pouch and certified organic by the Soil Association.
Cacao beans are a good source of protein, fat, carbohydrates and much much more. Often hailed as providing the highest natural concentration of antioxidants. The natural benefits of cacao beans are legendary.
They are high in: Fibre, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamins B, C , E and also contain serotonin and tryptophan
Although they were used as a currency in certain civilizations in the past it is not recommended that you try to pay your bills with them these days, but this is fine as they are still incredibly useful being the foundation stone on which all good chocolates are built. They have a wide variety of uses in the culinary world.
How to Use Cacao Beans
To maintain the full benefits of the raw product you can remove the peel by hand and then grind them up before adding them to raw food recipes such as smoothies, nut milkshakes and raw desserts. They can be lightly crushed or eaten whole on their own to experience an intense chocolate flavour.