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Cacao Powder (Ecuador) Certified Organic 454g / 1 lb


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Our cacao powder originates from hand picked Ecuadorian Arriba criollo cacao pods. The beans are hand selected, fermented in specialized huts for approx. 3-4 days, sun-dried to perfection, crushed and winnowed (the skins removed). These nibs are ground in a granite melange and naturally liquefy (cacao beans are naturally high in fat containing approx. 45-60%). The liquefied cacao mass is transferred to a mechanical press where the cacao butter is removed. The remaining mass ('cake') is ground into a fine powder and packaged for your enjoyment. Our cacao does not go through a "Dutch" process nor alkalized in any way. 

Our supplier sources fully mature ripe pods from trees grown in mineral rich volcanic soil. These trees are not irrigated from potentially contaminated rivers and streams. Our supplier works directly with the farmers (aka direct trade) and it is our goal to ensure that everyone along the supply chain is well taken care of. Happy workers = happy food= happy people. It is also our goal to provide great tasting, pure & the highest quality CACAO possible. We regularly lab test our products to ensure they meet specifications and the high standards our customers have come to expect. 

GY CACAO has a deep, powerful, raw chocolate flavour. Contrary to popular opinion, cacao contains very little caffeine. It has been clinically demonstrated that cacao does not elevate blood sugar in the same way as a food or beverage containing caffeine would. Instead, GY CACAO helps to create an overall state of bliss :). And to take it next level, our cacao is low temperature processed from start to finish!

Tidbits to note about Cacao:

  • Our CACAO may be naturally mood boosting and heart re-connecting.
  • Our CACAO may be an amazing weight loss food, natural energy enhancer and aphrodisiac.
  • Little to no caffeine naturally present.
  • CACAO may be the number one source of magnesium of any food on the planet.

Ingredients: Cacao powder (made from non roasted Ecuadorian Arriba criollo cacao beans).

Certified Organic by ECOCERT Canada

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  1. Amazing cocoa powder!

    Posted by Eddie on 5th Oct 2017

    This has to be the best tasting cocoa powder I have ever come across. I use NO sugar, make hot cocoa with it using water & peppermint extract! Yumm7!!!

  2. Superb As Per Usual

    Posted by Karen Gets Giddy on 10th Apr 2017

    Fantastic product, excellent service, socially conscious all around. Very proud to support Giddy Yoyo.
    Thank you for doing what you do...

  3. Fair trade

    Posted by Keith on 22nd Mar 2017

    Did my homework before buying this product. Giddy Yoyo is one of the best rated products for fair trade. Tastes great

  4. Best Cocoa on the market!

    Posted by Cindy on 23rd Nov 2016

    Dark, rich, high oil content. There is nothing to compare with.

  5. Fantastic flavour

    Posted by Unknown on 6th Nov 2016

    I love this powder. It is so versatile, and a little can go a long way. Makes a phenomenal hot cacao. The only negative for me is the packaging, since it is a glossy plastic the zipper closure doesn't last a long time. Can I suggest a slide zipper, Giddy?

  6. Try the best!

    Posted by Hutch on 16th Sep 2016

    This is a top quality food. Just ask your kids!

  7. Delicious clean source of cacao

    Posted by Unknown on 2nd Sep 2016

    Love this raw cacao!

  8. The Best Raw Cacao Ever

    Posted by Carole on 16th Jun 2016

    I absolutely love your raw cacao! I love the quality and the taste. It is amazing in my desserts, elixirs, smoothies. I have tried others in the past but your raw cacao is by far the best quality raw cacao I have ever purchased!
    Thank you Giddy Yoyo! You are the BEST!

  9. the best

    Posted by Unknown on 27th Apr 2016

    Best cacao powder I've had this far. I've tried all sorts of brands but this one smells and tastes fresh with nites of berry and cream. Yum!

  10. The purest cacao available

    Posted by Caroline McIntosh on 31st Mar 2016

    If you are looking for the purest, most delicious cacao available to you on the market then this is for you. It is delicious and healthy and can be used to add to any recipe to boost your magnesium levels. Sprinkled on oats, mixed in a smoothie, warmed up in coffee, you name it! Delicious!

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