Cacao Powder, Organic - 8 oz (227 Grams)

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Quantity per Container: 8 oz / 226.8 Grams / 227 ml
Item Number: USF1055
Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons Servings per Container: 16
Price per Serving:  $0.56 Price per Unit*: $1.12 per Ounce
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    Growing: True Arriba Cacao is a heirloom species that only grows in the upriver areas of the Guayas River and the Lowland Provinces of Ecuador. This variety favors the lush soils and yields a distinct floral and fruity aroma. Cacao trees can reach 30-40 feet and after three years start producing green pods.

    Harvesting: Cacao pods are picked when they have matured and range in color from shades of yellow to reddish browns. Each pod is split open and contains dozens of beans that are covered in an extremely sweet‚ thick white pulp.

    Fermenting: Fermenting cacao beans isn’t an easy process‚ they need constant supervision and a skilled individual tending to them at all times. As soon as the cacao pods are harvested they begin to germinate and must be quickly moved to a large “sweatbox” to ferment. The fermentation process is relatively quick but requires an experts discipline; the beans must be mixed frequently for consistency while avoiding excessive exposure to air. The whole process takes about 3-5 days of uninterrupted care and attention.

    Harvesting/Cleaning: When the fermentation process is complete‚ the cacao is thoroughly rinsed and laid out to dry. Each bean must lay flat and be rotated often to ensure even drying.

    Splitting: This is where Ultimate Superfoods really differ from others. Typically the beans are roasted and subjected to heat‚ a process that eliminates a lot of natural flavors that the plant takes so long to develop. These natural flavors are something to be enjoyed‚ so as soon as the bean is dry we remove the shell and gently crush the inside into nibs.

    Pressing: Pressing is the final‚ yet delicate and complex stage in processing cacao powder. The nibs are gently heated until they melt into a thick paste. The paste is then pressed (indeed‚ exactly what it sounds like) in a large machine that separates the solids (the powder) from the liquids (the fat)‚ leaving behind a simple‚ pure and remarkably flavorful powder.



    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

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Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons (14 Grams)
Servings Per Container: 16

Amount Per Serving / % DV*

Calories 70
Calories from Fat 40
Total Fat 4g / 7%
Saturated Fat 3g / 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg / 0%
Sodium 4mg / 0%
Potassium 141mg / 4%
Total Carbohydrate 5g / 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g / 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0%
Calcium 1%
Vitamin C 0%
Iron 3%

*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2‚000 calorie diet.

Ingredients: Organic cacao powder.

USDA Organic / Gluten-Free / Non-GMO / Kosher.


Use Ojio cacao powder like you would any cocoa powder for fruity‚ earthy chocolate flavor.


Seal tightly after use.

Store in a cool‚ dry place.


  • Gluten Free
  • GMO Free
  • Kosher
  • Organic

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