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Spilling the Raw Cacao Beans

Spilling the Raw Cacao Beans

Small Beans, Big Benefits Are superfoods just hyped-up versions of regular food? We’re here to spill the (raw cacao) beans. Meet the Amazonian Superfood Cacao beans come from the Theobroma cacao tree which literally translates to “food of the gods”. The ancient Mayans so highly valued cacao they considered it sacred and used its beans as currency. But what is raw cacao? While cocoa powder is made from beans that have been roasted and processed at high temperatures, raw cacao powder comes from unroasted cacao beans that have been processed at low temperatures to retain the maximum amount of the...

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