CACAO versus COCOA
You Need to Know
WE at COCORAU are committed to work with only the highest organic RAW CACAO for all of our products. We would like to let your know more about the always returning question regardings the differences between CACAO and COCOA.
CACAO Is the purest form of chocolate you can consume. It is RAW and much less processed than any chocolate product.
CACAO has the highest number of antioxidants, flavonoids, magnesium, sulfates, protein, fiber, and iron. When the cacao beans are not roasted, they are cold-pressed so the enzymes are not compromised. The pressing removes the fat and it creates the CACAO butter.
The major difference between COCOA and CACAO is this. COCOA is roasted and processed and CACAO is cold pressed and unheated.
The essential fatty acids in CACAO BUTTER maybe help to raise your good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol. Raw Cacao in the raw food community is known for helping to reduce your risk of cancer as of the high amounts of antioxidants that reduces the number of free radicals in your body.
RAW CACAO versus Dark Chocolate.
Most important, raw CACAO is unheated compare to dark chocolate that is. Most dark chocolates contain added sugar and soy lecithin which is processed.
RAW CACAO has twice the amount of antioxidants because it is not heated and processed. That makes RAW CACAO a Superfood.
RAW CACAO as well as chocolates benefit the brain and heart. That’s why it is called food for love.
Dark chocolate is mostly made with adding fat and sugar to cocoa. Another ingredient found in a lot of dark chocolates are lecithin that is optional. It’s added to chocolates as an emulsifier. It helps the cocoa and cocoa butter from separating and helps blend flavors. Usually it is derived from the soybean that is 90% GMO grown in the US. It is also cheap filler and makes the process easier. Please be mindful to purchase organic CACAO or chocolates as there are less chemicals and pesticides used.
100% cacao chocolate is used for baking and cooking. Chocolate with 100% cacao is very bitter to eat on its own. This chocolate is also known as “unsweetened chocolate. It contains no sugar and it is very bitter for most people to eat on its own.
It is our mission to make CACAO delicious CACAO fruit you can certainly eat raw. The cacao beans are certainly edible, but they taste bitter and and for most people not a welcome taste.
We here at COCORAU are excited to share this information with you as we are excited to use only the highest quality of raw organic CACAO in our products.
Our mission remains the same that we offer to you our products which support highest well being and health and most important delicious.