Cacao Liquor Paste – Raw – Organic

Cacao Liquor Paste – Raw – Organic

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We now have 5kg blocks available to purchase for a greatly improved price!

Raw cacao liquor is the solid mass created from the cacao bean, cacao is rich in minerals, in particular, magnesium, iron and calcium.

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Cacao Liquor Paste – Raw

Cacao Liquor Paste is the pure essence of cacao! Many people consider eating chocolate a “guilty pleasure”. But the reputation of chocolate as a junk food should more accurately be attributed to the harmful effects of commercial processing and refining techniques, and the other ingredients commonly added, most notably white sugar. All chocolate is made from the cacao (cocoa) bean, and cacao beans in their natural, unprocessed, unadulterated state are rich in nutrients.

Soil AssociationIngredients: 100% Cacao Liquor
Country of Origin: Peru

Botanical Name: Theobroma cacao

How our raw cacao liquor is processed:

The beans are fermented then sundried naturally. Temperature tests are run during these phases and we have been assured: “the temperature of the cacao bean inside its skin never heats up over the proverbial raw standard of 118f”. The beans are then stone-milled into nibs, then milled further to make paste.

Is it ceremonial grade?

We get this question all the time and the truth is, the whole ceremonial grade thing is a bit of a sticky subject. There’s actually no legal definition or certification in place for any cacao being ceremonial grade, it seems like if a retailer says it’s ceremonial grade…then it is. This is why we’ve made the conscious choice to avoid using the term and have decided to focus on the organic (something that can be legally qualified) and traceability side of things. So even though there’s no difference between our stock and what other retailers call ceremonial grade (assuming theirs is actually certified organic), we feel that it would have been immoral to use this terminology.

Possible benefits of raw cacao liquor

Cacao boats more antioxidant flavonoids than any other plant-based food, including blueberries, red wine, and black and green teas. In fact, it has up to four times the quantity of antioxidants found in green tea.

Cacao liquor paste is also rich in minerals, in particular, magnesium, iron and calcium. Containing healthy amounts of sulphur, raw cacao can contribute to healthy and glowing skin, hair and nails.

At Detox Trading we stock a large range of cacao and carob products, check them out here.

This product has been tested for pesticides, artificial fertilisers, heavy metals, e.coli, yeast, mould, salmonella and foreign matter. This product contains no bulking agents, added sugar, palm oil or GMO.

Nutritional Info  Per 100g

Energy – 2423KJ/588kcal
Total Carbohydrate – 4.7g
Of which Sugar – <0.1g
Dietary Fiber – 24.5g
Protein – 14g
Total Fat – 51.6g
Of which Saturates – 32.3g
Sodium – <6mg

Packed on premises that handles nuts & seeds.

Allergen free from:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Tree nuts
Sesame Seeds
Milk & Derivatives
Wheat & Gluten
Other Known Allergens
Free from any GMO

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The UK government's nutrition and health claim regulations are very strict.  As a result, we cannot state the full benefits of this product on our site and we encourage you to do your own research.

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