Cacao Fruit Pulp, fresh, 3.17oz, Live Live & Organic
$ 11.95
Our delicious 100% Cacao Fruit Pulp comes from sustainable, wildcrafted cacao pods grown in Ecuador. Ingredients: 100% Fresh Cacao Fruit Pulp (Theobroma cacao) Wildcrafted Non-GMO Zero preservatives Zero Gluten  Zero added sugar As cacao fruits get ripened on its trees, inside there are dozens of beans enveloped in a thick, sweet and sour pulp. This pulp tastes nothing like chocolate: its fruity, sui generis flavor is exciting and refreshing. It tastes a little like lychee and grapefruit - it's sweet and a little tart. Drink it cold, add it to your smoothie, or your favorite spirit, mix it with sparkling water, or blend it with ice! Each packet of fresh Cacao Fruit Pulp helps improve the livelihoods of cacao farming families in Ecuador. The production of this fruit pulp follows a laborious process: from the manual harvest of the right cacao pods at their optimal ripening points, through several quality checkpoints and...
Cacao Nibs, Live Live & Organic
$ 8.95
These beans are the lowest fermentation possible, closest to unfermented. Cacao beans can begin to ferment while still in the pod on the tree. These beans are removed from the pods, washed and dried immediately. They are the closest to the natural fruit. Cacao contains a wide array of unique properties and minerals, including high levels of sulfur and magnesium. It may increase your focus and alertness and contains nutrients to keep you happy. Unfermented cacao seeds are more psycho-active then the low fermented chocolate beans and they taste bitter. You can eat the whole seed or peel them. Cacao may seem to diminish your appetite, perhaps due to its MAO inhibitors (monoamine oxidase enzyme inhibitors). Cacao's rare MAO inhibitors may allow serotonin and additional neurotransmitters to circulate in the brain. It also may facilitate youthening and rejuvenation, according to some.