Description: The Cocoa Tips For Their Antioxidant Content And Phyto Nutrients, Are An Excellent Food That Contributes To A Healthy Diet. The Cocoa Tips Come From 100% Organic Cocoa Beans. It Is Important To Mention That The Organic Foods Of The Rainforests And Their Environments Comply With The Strictest Organic Standards Such As Those Of The U. E.
Scientific Name: Theobroma cacao Available forms: -Nibs or beans -Powder The cocoa bean, also cacao bean or simply cocoa or cacao. The dried and fully fermented fatty seed of Theobroma cacao, from which cocoa solids and cocoa butter are extracted. Cocoa is the raw ingredient of Chocolate and Chocolate Flavour.
Once cacao beans are picked and roasted, they're separated from their husks, then broken into pieces. These are cocoa nibs. To make chocolate, the pieces are ground into a thick paste called chocolate liquor, which is combined with cocoa butter and sugar. But these bits of bean can also be used to add a subtle chocolate flavor and soft crunch to baked goods and savory dishes.
The Cocoa tree, scientifically known as Theobroma Cacao, produces pods that contain seeds. These seeds are selected, fermented and dried in order to produce what we know as Cocoa Bean. These beans are roasted and then grinded - becoming Cocoa Nibs. We currently work with specialty and conventional Cocoa Nibs. In our portfolio, we have Cocoa Nibs from different regions, with different altitudes, types, and thus profiles. Conventional Cacao Nibs: Forastero and Trinitario beans Specialty Cacao Nibs: Criollo beans Regions: Amazonas, Alto Ucayali, Cusco, Piura, San Martin, Satipo and Tarapoto