CACAO PASTE (Ecuador), BULK 5 KG, Certified Organic

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GY cacao paste is made from the highly prized Ecuadorian Arriba Nacional bean (aka cacao Arriba, or cacao Nacional). Arriba is a fine flavoured bean characterized by fruity and floral notes, and unique to Ecuador. Our paste is certified organic, Rainforest Alliance certified, common allergen-free, non GMO, naturally vegan and delicious!

The beans are hand-selected, fermented and dried to perfection. The skins are removed from the dried bean (aka winnowed) then ground into a liquid, tempered, cooled into a solid form and kibbled for ease of use. Our cacao is lab tested, clean and pure, never “Dutched” nor treated with toxic chemicals. GY cacao paste is low temperature processed from start to finish to maximize quality and taste while maintaining nutritional integrity.

Our farmers harvest fully mature ripened pods from trees grown in mineral-rich volcanic soil. The plantation from which we source is known for their high quality low cadmium fine flavour cacao. Our supplier has developed and implemented the Native Cacao Farming Initiative, which is an ongoing free education and training program for the cacao harvesters and processors. It is important to us that the Ecuadorians responsible for supplying us our unique cacao are well taken care of; we believe in people over profits. We lab test each lot of raw materials to ensure our high standards are met or exceeded. 

Did you know?

  • Cacao may be naturally mood boosting.
  • Cacao may be a natural energy enhancer, aphrodisiac and natural appetite suppressant.
  • Cacao is a good source of magnesium and other plant derived nutrients.
  • So much more...

Food safety is of primary importance and we are happy to share with you that our Ecuadorian partner holds the following certifications; Organic, UTZ, Rainforest Alliance, Kosher, Halal, Non-GMO, FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certified, ISO 9001:2015, GMP, BRC Certified.  Further steps have been taken to ensure the cacao is non-irradiated and common allergen-free.

Suggested use:  GY cacao paste is ideal for making and adding to hot beverages (hot cocoa, coffee, chaga tea, elixirs.) smoothies, trail mix, desserts and other chocolate creations. Try making your own dark chocolate bar, truffles or bark (+nuts, seeds & dried fruit). Cacao paste is every similar to baking chocolate- it melts like chocolate and is 100% cacao so do not expect it to taste sweet (:

Ingredients: *Cacao paste (aka cacao liquor).

*Certified Organic by ECOCERT Canada

11.00 LBS

39 Reviews

  • 5
    Cacao Paste

    Published by Gerard on 25th Aug 2023

    Very good, but I would like it more if the cacao was raw.

  • 5

    Published by lynne bedbrook on 30th Jul 2023

    This is a wonderfully rich and great product.

  • 5

    Published by Lynn on 7th May 2023

    As a Chocolate Jedi, I only use Giddy Yoyo products to make my handmade chocolates. I love this company!

  • 5
    Cacao paste

    Published by lynne bedbrook on 7th Apr 2023

    Love this product. It is pure, wonderful smooth and uplifting

  • 5
    Cacao raw

    Published by Julie Goldring on 4th Mar 2023

    Beautiful and amazing cacao!! I drink it every morning with gratitude. Thank you for your care and compassion that you put into your products!

  • 5
    A decadent and healthy way to quit coffee!

    Published by Jennifer Hillier on 25th Feb 2023

    We ordered the 5kg bag of cacao paste as an experiment to change up our morning ritual. The rich, nuanced flavour of this product, along with the high quality have turned us into a healthy hot chocolate for breakfast family. Feeling great, no more jitters and loving that we can all partake, kids and adults alike. Thanks for this awesome offering!

  • 5
    Pâte de chocolat de très bonne qualité dans un format pratique!

    Published by Francois on 21st Feb 2023

    J'utilise pour des activités de grands groupes (80 à 200 personnes) et c'est le format idéal! (5kg) Le produit en tant que tel est de très bonne qualité. Merci !

  • 5
    Great product!

    Published by Dmitry on 16th Dec 2022

    The quality and the taste of cacao is great. Delivery is fast. Thank you wonderful people of Giddy Yo.

  • 5
    My fav cacao!

    Published by Arielle on 7th Nov 2022

    Reliable and delicious. I make a hot cacao drink with the cacao paste nearly every day and it’s my favourite morning routine.

  • 5
    Amazing quality

    Published by Dmitry on 22nd Oct 2022

    Me and all my friends love the taste of this Cacao. Very high quality product, easy to order and a fast delivery.

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