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Cacao Nibs
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Produced in Peru
Cacao is what Linnaeus named Theobroma, or ‘Food of the Gods’, from the Greek ‘theos’ meaning ‘god’ and ‘broma’ meaning ‘food’. The cacao plant is a tropical tree whose natural habitat is the lowest layer of the rain forest. Its favourable habitat is therefore the tropical rain forest, which has a more or less constant climate throughout the year, with abundant and regular rainfall.

Raw Cacao Nibs
Cacao requires complex and long processing. Cacao beans are harvested manually and dried at low temperatures to retain all the plant's natural nutrients. They are cooled, the husk and film surrounding them are removed and then they are crushed.

Certified Organic and Vegan
100% Pure and Organic. Produced without pesticides and unnatural chemical fertilisers which can harm the body and our general health. Produced in Peru. Certified organic by supervisory boards authorised by the Ministry of Agriculture.

Raw Cacao Nibs

Cacao requires complex and long processing. Cacao beans are harvested manually and dried at low temperatures to retain all the plant's natural nutrients. They are cooled, the husk and film surrounding them are removed and then they are crushed.

Useful information

What is Cacao?

Cacao is what Linnaeus called Theobroma from Theos, meaning "god", and broma "food" or food of the gods. It brings well-being and satisfaction and science now confirms that cacao not only makes you happier, as it is able to promote the production of endorphins, but also healthier. The plant's treasures are undoubtedly contained mainly in the beans enclosed in its fruit pod. The beans can be eaten raw or they can be made into nibs or powder depending on how they will be consumed.

The Cacao Plant

The wild cacao plant is very diversified. Throughout its history it has given rise to a huge variety within its species due to numerous mutations. The plant grows upwards, reaching heights of 2 metres then the branches extend to form a roof, reaching up to 3 metres. The cacao plant bears fruit in a continuous cycle, but in general each plant has two crops, one before and one after the rainy season. It takes about 6 months from flowering to the ripening of the pods, which are the fruit. The life of a plant is about 25 years and it is not a plant suitable for intensive cultivation.

Where Cacao is grown

Cacao is a tropical tree whose natural habitat is in the lower layer of the rainforest. All cacao species need regions where the temperature and humidity are high, rains are intense and the shade is dense. The plant only grows below 1000 m altitude on slightly acidic and moist but well-drained soils. Its preferred habitat, therefore, is in tropical forests where it finds a constant climate all year round with abundant precipitation well distributed throughout the year.

History of Cacao

The earliest evidence of rudimentary chocolate production dates back to 1800 BC in the areas of Central America in today's Mexico. Mayan history is also closely connected to cacao; they were probably the first to cultivate the plants. Cacao was also very important from an economic point of view and, with the development of the Toltec and Aztec civilisations, cacao beans were also used as money. Christopher Columbus was the first to become aware of cacao when, in 1502, the Aztec chief offered the white explorers from far away hospitality and cacao beans, the currency of the country. Cacao subsequently arrived in Europe and is still appreciated all over the world. Today cacao beans are a commodity and thus a primary product that constitutes a fundamental item of international exchange with a single global valor.

Taste & Texture

Our cacao comes from organic farming. Cacao is available as beans, nibs or powder. Cacao beans retain all the nutritive properties of cacao as they are dried at low temperatures and then they are cleaned and divided according to size. Cacao can have varied aromas but they must be intense and persistent. To the touch, and by touch we mean the tactile sensations when the tongue comes into contact with cacao, the cacao should display fineness and roundness, while astringency or the sensation of diminishing salivation must be almost absent.

How to consume Cacao Beans?

Organic cacao beans are considered the best way to include this precious food in your diet. Cacao beans can be eaten as a convenient snack or used in smoothies or desserts. They can also be used to obtain nibs or cacao powder depending on the grind.

Cacao Recipes

Cacao beans can be used in the following ways:

  • as a chocolate shake
  • as an ingredient for homemade cakes and desserts
  • in confectionery
  • in smoothies
  • when making biscuits
  • to obtain cacao nibs
  • to obtain cacao poder

How raw Cacao is processed

Harvest: harvesting and processing is done almost entirely manually.

Fermentation: the beans are completely covered with a white, gelatinous substance that triggers the fermentation process that can last from 5 to 7 days.

Stirring: during fermentation, the beans are stirred every day with special blades; this is also done manually.

Drying: the cacao beans are dried in the sun at low temperatures to stop the fermentation process.

Cleaning and selection: the beans are cleaned using a machine made up of cylinders and divided according to their size.

Grinding: the beans are crushed into nibs.

100% organic

Our cacao nibs is 100% pure and organic. It is produced in Peru in organic plantations and is approved by the control body of the Ministry of Agriculture. Our cacao comes from Peru, in South America, one of the leading countries in the world for the quality of cacao, with a tradition dating back thousands of years.

At NaturaleBio, we carefully select all our organic products.

Organic cacao nibs is considered as an excellent way to include this precious food in your diet.

Customer Reviews

Based on 95 reviews
Amazing quality, great taste.

Amazing cocoa beans, I received them today and already love them, just delicious!!!

Monis Bukhari
Experience the Richness of Peru

I Roh Kakao Nibs Bio sono per me un prodotto di spicco nel campo degli alimenti biologici. È un prodotto che mantiene davvero la sua promessa di qualità, sapore e valore nutrizionale. Questi cacao crudi biologici derivano dalla pianta Theobroma cacao, coltivata nei terreni fertili e rigogliosi del Perù. Il risultato è un prodotto che testimonia la ricca biodiversità della sua origine, offrendo un sapore tanto unico quanto delizioso. La purezza del prodotto è evidente fin dall'apertura della confezione. L'odore è divino: un aroma ricco e terroso che riempie l'aria e trasporta immediatamente nei paesaggi peruviani dove crescono queste piante di cacao. Ogni pennino è un'esplosione di sapore croccante, una miscela perfetta di leggera amarezza e dolcezza di fondo che lo distingue dai prodotti di cioccolato troppo elaborati a cui siamo spesso sottoposti. I Roh Kakao Nibs Bio non si limitano al gusto, ma anche al valore nutrizionale. Questi nibs sono un'ottima fonte di magnesio, potassio e ferro. Essendo una persona molto attenta alla salute e al benessere, apprezzo il modo semplice e naturale in cui questi nutrienti essenziali possono essere aggiunti alla mia dieta. Cosparsi in un frullato mattutino, mescolati in una barretta di muesli fatta in casa o semplicemente gustati come spuntino, questi cacao nibs offrono un complemento gustoso e salutare a qualsiasi pasto. La confezione del sacchetto da 1 kg è pratica e robusta, per garantire che il prodotto rimanga fresco a lungo. Apprezzo anche il chiaro impegno per la sostenibilità, che si evince dai metodi di agricoltura biologica utilizzati per la coltivazione delle piante di cacao e dall'imballaggio ecologico. In termini di valore, Roh Kakao Nibs Bio rappresenta un affare eccezionale. Considerando l'alta qualità dei cacao grezzi biologici e la generosa quantità di 1 kg, ritengo che il rapporto qualità-prezzo sia eccellente. Nel complesso, Roh Kakao Nibs Bio 1Kg è un prodotto eccezionale che consiglio vivamente a tutti coloro che cercano un'aggiunta di alta qualità, nutriente e gustosa alla loro dieta. Non si tratta solo di un prodotto, ma di una deliziosa esperienza che porta la ricchezza e la purezza del cacao peruviano direttamente nella vostra cucina.

This is absolutely disgusting.

Why do Americans love it? It's disgusting. I have no idea what to do with a giant bag of it. Waste of money and very disappointed tbh.

Very healthy.....

...With lots of valuable ingredients, but nothing special for kids.

Lisa Graf
Very tasty

These are my first nibs. The smell when you open the package is similar to that of rum, so very inviting. What surprised me was the hardness of the nibs. You have to have good teeth and some resistance when chewing them. However, I find that the flavor is delicious, similar to that of dark chocolate without sugar. Sometimes there is a small hard shell that you cannot bite through. However, this also happened to me with Dr Oetker's nibs, which I purchased for comparison. No trace of “musty taste,” as others write! I will buy them again.