Cacao Nibs (Raw Organic Ecuadorian)

Theobroma cacao L, Criollo
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Cacao Nibs, Raw - 16oz

Regular Price: $13.99

Special Price: $11.89

Raw Organic Cacao Nibs 8oz

Regular Price: $10.49

Special Price: $8.92

Raw Organic Cacao Nibs 5lb

Regular Price: $51.54

Special Price: $41.00

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Raw Organic Ecuadorian Cacao Nibs Ariba Nacional Variety 55lb
$8.95

Cacao nibs are the original dairy-free, sugarless chocolate chip: crunchy, flavorful and packed with powerful nutrients and natural mood-lifters. Add to raw granola, energy bars, trail mix, smoothies or desserts, or simply snack on a handful of these crunchy treats for a concentrated burst of nutrients and energy that will keep you whistling all day!

Revered by ancient cultures as the food of the gods, Cacao was once traded as currency. Today, science is catching up with the ancients: these sugarless treats provide more cell-protecting antioxidants than any food on earth! Plus they contain mood-boosting phytochemicals (including theobromine and anandamide) and they provide some of the same molecules your brain produces when you're happy or in love.

  • Even the fats in cacao are good for you — so snack away!
  • Sugarless whole-food "chocolate chip"
  • A mood-boosting, energizing alternative to coffee
  • Ecologically grown and carefully dried and fermented for maximum purity and nutrition
  • RAW, unroasted cacao for excellent aroma, flavor, and nutrition

More Details

 
heirloom cacao pods

heirloom cacao

Cooperative Cacao Farms

Our source is a cooperative of many small farmers. These small farmers and their ancestors have cared for their land for centuries, cultivating traditional Andean and Amazonian foods without chemical pesticides or fertilizers. The farmers of the cooperative all work together to help each other create the finest quality cacao. Whenever necessary, the cooperative provides its members with financial aid and technical assistance to ensure a superior harvest — both in the short run and in the long run.

Beyond Organic Cacao

Beyond the basic requirements for organic certification, our partners encourage and share natural techniques for enhancing soil health and controlling pests, weeds, and disease — all of which is better for the cacao AND for the environment. In addition to being organic, our entire cacao cooperative receives a certification similar to “Fair Trade,” ensuring overall social responsibility and positive environmental impact. Our “Fair Choice” certification ensures fair and healthy operations in a wide range of areas including working conditions, medical access, fair pay, health and safety, child protection, and environment and community impact.

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low-temp fermented cacao

Truly Raw Cacao Nibs

Cacao beans from freshly split pods are fermented under control at 40°C / 104°F and then washed in potable water before being solar-dried.

The beans are machine-cracked into nibs, and the papery skins are separated from the nibs simply by fan power.

The final product is checked and graded, then bagged for shipment to our facility in the US.

The Ripple Effect

You are powerful

All across the world, we pay small farms and indigenous groups a premium price for their crops and also give back 1% to non-profits like Amazon Watch. Your purchase of this product directly contributes to increasing the quality of life for these small organic farmers, since we pay beyond-Fair-Trade prices to guarantee you the purest, finest cacao available! That's why it's more than health food - it's Essential Living Food.

Every Product has an origin

and an impact

You stand at the finish line of an amazing journey with a miraculous beginning: Soil, Water, Sunshine...and Seed. With care and craftsmanship, Life unfolds, blossoms, and thrives. No chemicals needed. Just skill, hard work, and love for the land.

Every point on this map is a place that you touch. A farm. A community. An economy. An ecosystem.

These are the origins. You are the source.

 

Recipes

  • Superfood Recipe:  Homemade Nut Butter Recipe w/ Raw Almonds, Cacao Nibs and Chia Seeds

    Superfood Recipe: Homemade Nut Butter Recipe w/ Raw Almonds, Cacao Nibs and Chia Seeds

    This creamy, delicious, nutritious Superfood recipe for homemade nut butter is a perfect example of Intelligent Indulgence, providing healthy fats and complete protein with no added sugars — all to  provide long-lasting sustainable energy to fuel your active lifestyle. A common …

  • Chocolate and Banana Smoothie Recipe

    Chocolate and Banana Smoothie Recipe

    Chocolate and Banana Smoothie Yield: Serves 1 This chocolate smoothie is full of cinnamon, spice, and everything nice! Cayenne pepper adds a little kick, while a ripe frozen banana provides plenty of sweetness. Ingredients 1 frozen banana (the riper the …

  • Vegan Maca Morning Shake Recipe

    Vegan Maca Morning Shake Recipe

    Trying to ditch your coffee habit? We’ve got just what you need…Vegan Maca Morning Shake Recipe! Maca is also known as “Peruvian ginseng” because of its adaptogenic qualities and traditional use to support hormone balance, increase libido and energy. Not only …