VAICACAO 200g Ceremonial Cacao
Choose from three strains of sacred Ceremonial Cacao made from fine flavour beans sourced by VAICACAO. This Ceremonial Cacao is unsweetened and entirely natural. Craftmade following high-quality standards and procedures in order to preserve the original cacao aroma and nutrients.
Perfect for your morning meditation or daily rituals and of course for sacred cacao ceremonies.
Atehuàn, El Salvador :
Flavour: Starts off quite dark in flavour, then gives a strong sweetness. Some brown fruit flavours, with very subtle stone fruit flavours. Bitter finish.
This San Fernando farm sits at 2,198 feet (670 meters) above sea level, on the outskirts of the gently sweeping mountain range Cordillera del Balsamo, located in Ateos, municipality of Sacacoyo, in the La Libertad department. The cacao trees here grow among fragrant mahogany and cedar trees, plus a local white cedar called volador.
These magical cacao beans come from deep in the rainforest in Guatemala, from FEDECOVERA -- The federation is one of Guatemala’s leading reforestation organisations. They have been leading by example since 1976, fulfilling their mission to provide a way for farmers to improve their living conditions while honouring and protecting their culture and ecosystem.
Nahua is made up of a network of 430 smallholder cacao farming families, in an area of 800 acres across Guatuso and Upala in the northern part of the country, between the Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve and the Cordillera de Guanacaste mountain range. This area is named for the region’s original inhabitants, an indigenous tribe known as the Maleku, who still reside in the area.
Masaya, Nicaragua :
Flavour: Soft, sweet, with subtle bread and fermented notes. Initial nutty notes which develop into earthier flavours, with slight notes of wood and bitter walnut. At the finish, some nutty astringency, with flavours of soft green banana.
More than 400 producers cultivate these beautiful, nutty Cacao beans with well-rounded flavours, in a total area of 915 hectares across Matiguas, Rio Blanco, and Muy Muy. The co-op handles the delicate fermentation and drying processes in various harvest centres, and offers agricultural assistance to its farmers to ensure optimum quality beans.
100% Ceremonial Grade Cacao