Organic Raw Cacao Nibs
The rise in popularity of cacao nibs is evident as they are showing up everywhere—in fancy restaurants desserts, lining grocery shelves, gourmet and health food shops. It shouldn’t be a surprise. Cacao nibs are delicious with a unique texture that’s both crisp yet tender—sort of like a macadamia nut. They are used as add-ons to recipes and products to bring in that intense chocolate taste which might be bitter but is extremely good for your health.
Where Cacao Nibs come from
Despite of people using and ingesting cacao nibs, many are unaware of what it really is and where it comes from. Cacao nibs are raw cacao beans dried and chopped into pieces without any fat or sugar added into it. Raw cacao nibs, especially those that have been grown organically, contain the most nutrients found in cacao. They have a bitter taste that’s vaguely similar to coffee beans. You can trace hints of its aroma in dark chocolate. The complexity of its flavor will depend on the variety of cacao beans used to make it. Raw organic cacao nibs have a high nutritional value. It contains significant levels of antioxidants, Vitamins E, magnesium, vitamins and minerals that are good for the skin, heart, brain, stomach and immune system. Cacao benefits include promotes weight loss, ups your energy, fights depression and even help lower your blood sugar.
Our Raw Cacao Nibs
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There are many cacao nibs out there, but not all of them are from raw cacao beans. And certainly, most of them were grown with pesticides to ensure the safety of their crops. Our cacao nibs are from raw cacao beans extracted from cacao fruits that were grown organically. We have Criollo cacao, Ecuadorian cacao and Peruvian cacao to provide our customers with the different flavor complexities offered by these cacao varieties. Use and enjoy our raw organic cacao nibs without any peels in baked sweets and goodies, trail mix, yoghurt, or as a healthier replacement for chocolate chips or nuts in cookies. Sprinkle them over ice cream and cupcakes or simply cover them in chocolate or caramelized sugar to enjoy it.