To find a premium Cacao, Creatures of Earth found themselves in the dense, Amazonian Forest, outside of Tingo Maria! This is where the Criollo cacao variety grows and, is considered worldwide, to have the finest floral aroma and flavour profile.
It has been claimed that "what the fine Arabica bean is to coffee, the even finer and rarer Criollo bean is to chocolate".
Criollo cacao has a much more in-depth flavour than the others due to different chemical enzymes. Unfortunately, the same enzymes that bring out the rich flavours also keep Criollo exceptionally rare because of low disease resistance which impedes its success as a profitable crop.
With its high content of fibre, polyphenols (Antioxidants), calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium and potassium, the list of health benefits is extensive.
It is known to: be an anti-inflammatory, balance hormones and increase energy, anti-aging, reduce insulin resistance, improve kidney and stimulate bowel function, protect the skin and improve cognitive function.
Criollo cacao is flavourful enough on its own, however, also unbelievably delicious when combined with other flavours. The Creatures of Earth Raw Organic Criollo Cacao Powder can be used for cooking, shakes, protein balls and sprinkling over hot beverages and cereals. It contains 18% protein so it can be used in shakes as a natural amino booster or pre/post workout stimulant!
|Average Quantity||Serve (5g)||100g|