Cacao is a top source of antioxidants, and it contains an abundance of magnesium and iron. To make our cacao powder, the finest cacao beans are milled at low temperature to protect the nutrients and flavor. The raw powder is a healthy alternative to conventional over-processed “cocoa” used for baking, hot chocolate, desserts and smoothies.
Cacao powder has been an important food in South America for thousands of years. A spoonful can transform a smoothie or dessert. Free of any sugar or fillers, pure Cacao Powder provides you with exceptional flavor and texture along with a healthy abundance of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
A true superfood, Cacao is a good source of Magnesium, Iron and Zinc and a very high source of Fiber. Cacao also contains essential minerals and a host of antioxidants giving it an ORAC value of 11,000 per serving. While most cacao nibs are roasted, Organic Traditions cacao nibs are raw with no added flavors or additives. The nibs are then pressed into a paste and the cacao’s fat content is removed, yielding delicious Cacao powder. While many other Cacao Powders have added sugar, Organic Traditions is pure, rich Cacao Powder in its natural state with no added flavorings or sweeteners. Use Organic Traditions Cacao Powder in smoothies, desserts, on top of yogurt, berries, for baking or in any other recipe.