Organic Cacao Powder

Organic Cacao Powder

Organic Cacao Powder

the original raw chocolate, from the Cacao tree 'Theobroma', meaning 'food of the gods'.


Miranda Kerr’s stress-relieving secret

A favourite of supermodel Miranda Kerr, who says: 'This is one of the best sources of muscle-relaxing, stress-relieving magnesium. I often use cacao powder in shakes'


Instant hot chocolate

Adding a teaspoon to hot water or milk makes a delicious hot chocolate, and unlike ready-made chocolate drinks, you can choose how sweet you want to it, and know what’s really in it.

Organic Cacao Powder Highlights

  • Transforms drinks and desserts into a dreamy chocolate delight
  • High in Iron, Calcium and Magnesium
  • High in Fibre and Protein
  • Gluten Free, Lactose Free
  • Suitable for Vegetarians, Vegans
  • Non-GMO and 100% natural
  • Certified Organic by the Soil Association
  • Family company and lovingly hand packed


Research: chocolate and sex

Golden Greens Fact: An Italian researcher conducted a study on what effects the consumption chocolate may have on women's sex lives. The results were published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2006)[1]


Enjoyed for 3,000 years

Cacao beans are native to the lush South American forests and have been used for over 3,000 years. They're stone-ground to remove their oil, leaving a fine delicious, aromatic powder.


Easy to use

Suggested Use: Mix with water or milk for a deliciously chocolatey drink, add to smoothies, desserts or breakfasts!

Ingredients: 100% Pure, Raw Organic Cacao Powder. Certified Organic by the Soil Association.

Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight. Product of Peru and Certified Organic by the Soil Association in the UK.

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Our Standards: The purity of our Golden Greens Organic range means so much to us. We want to make sure everything is 100% organic, free of all pesticides, fertilisers, heavy metals, GMO's and other pollutants.

 

Our products are independently tested for over 500 chemical residues at SAL labs in Cambridge.

 

For more detailed information please see: Golden Greens® Organic Standards. Our Soil Association License is: DC22957. 

 

Health & Beauty from within... Our Organic Cacao Powder is rich in many vitamins and minerals that are important for your health and wellbeing. For example:

 

Reducing Tiredness... Iron and Magnesium in Cacao powder contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

 

Flatter Tummies & Weight Loss... Cacao powder can help as part of your diet plan, because it's high in fibre. High fibre foods help you to feel fuller for longer, so you're less inclined to over-eat.

According to the NHS website, "Fibre has many health benefits. It can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, weight gain, some cancers, and improve digestive health".

However, many of us don't get enough fibre. The UK average is just 14g a day, and you should aim for at least 18g a day. Cacao powder contributes to your recommended daily fibre intake, and 10g of Cacao powder will provide about 3.2g of fibre.

 

Exercise & Working Out… Cacao powder's high in Protein and Protein contributes to the maintenance and growth of muscle mass, and the maintenance of normal bones.  Calcium contributes to normal muscle function.

Digestive Health… Calcium in Cacao powder contributes to the normal functioning of digestive enzymes, and Magnesium to normal energy-yielding metabolism, and normal protein synthesis too.

Mental Health... Magnesium contributes to normal psychological function. Iron to normal cognitive function, and Calcium to normal neurotransmission in the brain.

Physical Health... Magnesium contributes to the normal function of the nervous system, and Iron to the normal function of the immune system.

Iron contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin, and Calcium to normal blood clotting. Calcium and Magnesium contribute to the maintenance of normal teeth, and to normal muscle function.

Suggested Use: Use Organic Cacao powder in place of your normal chocolate powder. For a delicious hot drink, mix with water or milk (soya or almond), or add any breakfast cereal. Can be blened into smoothies, and used to make your own chocolate.

Our Standards: Organic is important to us. Our Organic Cacao Powder is carefully monitored at every stage and meets the Organic Standards set by the Soil Association. Our Soil Association License is: DC22957. For more detailed information please see: Our Standards.

Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight. Product of Peru and Certified Organic by the Soil Association in the UK.

Nutritional Information

 

NutritionTypical Values per 100g%NRV
Energy370kcal 
 1542kJ 
Fat12g 
of which saturates7.5g 
Carbohydrate22.5g 
of which sugars0.75g 
Fibre28.5g 
Protein28g 
Salt0.7g 
   
Calcium127mg16%
Iron10mg71%
Magnesium340mg90%
Zinc5.4mg54%

 

[1] Andrea Salonia MD etal: The Journal of Sexual Medicine Volume 3, Issue 3, pages 476–482, May 2006

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