Nature’s Chocolate Cacao is said to be the food of the Gods! Carefully handpicked and simply dried organic cacao nibs, are powdered and packed into each HEIRLOOM Organic Cacao Powder pack
Uses A chocolaty fine powder, it is ideal for baking and adding into raw slices and energy balls. Brew into a tea, Blend into smoothies and cocktails. Soak overnight oats with cacao powder, dried and chopped fruits, healthy seeds, and nuts.
- Add a spoon into your favorite smoothie.
- Use them in baked goods like muffins and cakes.
- Stir into lightly warmed Kokonati organic toasted coconut butter to make your own coconutella!
- Dust cacao powder on lattes, coffee, frosted cakes and ice cream
- Use them in savory sauces, such as barbecue sauces and mole.
- Blend into hot chocolate or homemade nut milks.
- Blitz cacao with coconut, almond butter, and puréed dates (optional) to make healthy Keto energy balls.
Flavor Cacao powder is lightly bitter ( due to its richness in antioxidants) and chocolaty. The color of the powder can vary lightly, depending on the harvest and season . Cacao beans are harvested as a natural cottage-industry product that does not use any chemical refining, additives, or preservatives to standardize the product.
Ingredient 100% Organic cacao powder
Packed in a facility handling Gluten, Milk, Sesame, Soy and Tree nuts
Storage Keep airtight in the pantry, away from sunlight and damp. Its potency and flavor remain strong as long as it is stored airtight. With a best before of two years from the manufacture date, Cacao powder remains safe to use for even longer periods as long as it is stored with minimal exposure to light, air, and moisture.
Our promise There is nothing else. No refining or coloring. 100% zero-waste, no bi-products. This product is internationally accredited by Control Union; Certified Organic (EU and USDA NOP), ISO and/or HACCP certified.
Cacao has been researched to have several health benefits :
- Rich in antioxidants
- Raw cacao is a good source of iron and dietary fibre
- Improves insulin sensitivity to regulate blood sugar levels.
- Improves glucose intolerance and has anti-inflammatory potential.
- have been linked to reduced heart disease risk.
Read more research-based information, here.
100+ years of expertise Our Cacao powder sales’ supports the traditional livelihoods of villagers in the rainforest regions where Cacao grows abundantly. Cacao is harvested by traditional methods and allows village populations to utilize their age-old knowledge and expertise to survive in this modernized and mechanized world of manufacture by producing this 100% natural unrefined product. The making of this product is backed by generations of expertise from the harvesters and brings a sense of pride and community to the villagers who are using age-old knowledge, treading lightly, and making a living for their families, sustainably.
Price for quality Our products are not mass-produced in vast industrialised factories. So we do not enjoy the economies of scale that supermarket brands do. We pay the millers and farmers a fair price. Specifically, batch-crafted for New Zealand, Kokonati & Heirloom products are made with multigenerational expertise and knowledge to be the best quality they can be and so easily justify the premium price for the premium quality you are getting.
Loyalty Just as we are fiercely loyal to the millers and families we work with, we also want to reward you, for your loyalty. So every time you purchase an Heirloom product you also collect rewards points that can be redeemed for a discount at checkout. Remember to sign up for the reward points (the tab on the far mid-right edge of this screen).
Packaging and recycling 200g resealable pouch. Dispose of the soft plastic bag in the supermarket collection bin.