What does 'Raw Cacao' mean?

What does 'Raw Cacao' mean?

Traditionally Cacao is lightly roasted over a fire. However Cacao Wisdom does offer Raw Ceremonial grade Cacao that is not roasted at all.

What is Raw Cacao?

Cacao Wisdom's raw cacao is made from raw cacao beans that have been naturally fermented, dried but not roasted or heated above 50 degrees Celcius. Raw cacao has the highest antioxidant value of any natural food, and four times more than conventional roasted cacao. Antioxidants provide numerous health benefits, making raw cacao a superfood rather than a guilty pleasure. 

The raw cacao is very creamy, creating a different flavor profile and energy around the cacao. We recommend you taste the different cacaos we offer and see which one resonates with you the most. (More varieties of sacred cacao are coming soon the site, stay tuned!)

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