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Organic Cacao Powder

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13 reviews

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Product Overview

What is organic Cacao Powder?

Originating from the tropical climates in South America, the Theobroma Cacao tree was sacred amongst the Mayans and Aztecs. Produced by organic growers in Peru, Cacao beans embody a source of minerals. Harvested as pods, the raw beans are selected and fermented to reduce their initial bitterness. After cleaning the dried beans in natural water, they are peeled and their core extracted to be broken into “nibs”. These are ground into Cacao paste. The fat from the paste is extracted from the solid part and the residue dried and finely ground into Cacao powder. Organic Cacao Powder is certified organic by the Soil Association under the code GB-ORG-05.

What are the Benefits?

Organic Cacao Powder is high in fibre and contains all three of the macronutrients: protein, carbohydrate and fat. A 10g daily amount of Organic Cacao Powder is also a source of Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Copper and Manganese .

Iron

Iron contributes to normal cognitive function, the normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin, oxygen transport in the body and to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Magnesium

Magnesium contributes to a reduction of tiredness and fatigue, electrolyte balance and normal functioning of the nervous system.

Potassium

Potassium contributes to normal muscle function, normal functioning of the nervous system and to the maintenance of normal blood pressure.

Phosphorus

Phosphorus contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, function of cell membranes and contributes to the maintenance of normal teeth and bone.

Copper

Copper contributes to the maintenance of normal connective tissues and normal function of the immune system.

Manganese

Manganese contributes to the normal formation of connective tissue.

Please note that the labelling on this product is provided in English as a minimum. French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish and Finnish may also be present on a product by product basis.

Key Benefits

  • 100% Organic
  • High Fibre
  • Source of minerals

Suggested Use

Our organic cacao powder is packed full of goodness. Try using in place of your usual chocolate powder in smoothies, desserts and coffee, or on its own as a hot drink.

Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This product is intended to be used alongside an active lifestyle and a balanced diet. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Ingredients

100% Organic Cacao Beans

Nutritional Information

Typical Nutritional Values

  Per 100g
Energy 1471 kJ/353 kcal
Fat 11 g
  of which saturates 6.8 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
  of which sugars 2.5 g
Fibre 32 g
Protein 29 g
Salt 0.10 g
Potassium 1524 mg (RI* 76%)
Calcium 128 mg (RI* 16%)
Phosphorus 734 mg (RI* 105%)
Magnesium 499 mg (RI* 133%)
Iron 13.9 mg (RI* 99%)
Zinc 6.8 mg (RI* 68%)
Copper 3.8 mg (RI* 380%)
Manganese 3.8 mg (RI* 190%)
Selenium 14.3 µg (RI* 26%)

 

* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)

Customer Reviews

Where reviews refer to foods or cosmetic products, results may vary from person to person. Customer reviews are independent and do not represent the views of Myprotein.

Summary

4.846153846153846

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Wow to Cacao

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Exactly what was promised! Also great value, flavour and consistency! Personally love it as a hot chocolate substitute or with a little boiling water to create syrup for pancakes. A small spoonful in a coffee shake creates a mocha option also!

Goes Well With:

Protein pancakes to give a little contrast kick

Mon Jan 04 09:59:57 GMT 2016 by

Cacao Powder

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

I made the mistake when first used this to add 10 grams, which just ruined everything as it tasted too bitter. Now I just use a teaspoon or two & taste before adding more. It's so much more palatable now & I enjoy the dark chocolate taste.

Goes Well With:

Chocolate Angel Delight, porridge & weetabix

Tue May 31 19:30:53 BST 2016 by

Brilliant

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

The delivery was prompt and effortless. The packaging is brilliant, resealable pack. The powder mixes better in a blender, but tastes great and I am assuming it is providing me with the nutrients it promises.

Goes Well With:

Oat milk, nutmeg & cinnamon.

Wed Apr 13 11:37:53 BST 2016 by

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Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Myprotein has been my most preferred brand for three years now. When it comes to myprotein, best quality is always assured at best possible prices in the market. This product mixes well, has been effective on my body and tastes pretty good. Go for it. And hey don't forget to use my referral code for a flat 25% lifetime. This is the maximum percent of discount any referral code can provide you. Dont be fooled by fake codes.I hope it helps. You must be wondering what's in it for me. Well I get referral credits for this to be honest. Thank you. :)

Goes Well With:

Water

Sat Jul 15 13:01:30 BST 2017 by #1 Reviewer of the Month

Cao cao

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Very good product.

Goes Well With:

Prefer in its own or in shake.

Thu Oct 27 21:09:14 BST 2016 by

Excellent value!

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

I always buy this powder from my local health shop and you can't compare the prices. Excellent value on this site!

Goes Well With:

Milkshakes.

Wed Aug 03 16:40:28 BST 2016 by

Cacao powder

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Quick delivery, excellent taste and quality

Goes Well With:

Smoothies, baking

Sun Jun 19 19:27:00 BST 2016 by

Great Cacao Powder

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Great value for money and is such a versatile product to use in smithies drink or cakes. So much better to add this to a smoothie as is all natural and healthier than other choco substitutes.

Goes Well With:

Smoothies

Mon Apr 25 13:42:34 BST 2016 by

Organic cacao powder

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Mixed ok. Quite a strong taste. So you don't need a lot.

Goes Well With:

I mixed it with frozen cherries and ice and my protein elle chocolate shake.

Thu Apr 21 23:16:26 BST 2016 by

Great value

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Best value cacao powder I have found to date and still the same great taste.

Sat Mar 19 09:22:18 GMT 2016 by

Cacao rules!

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

This is great quality cacao and knowing this is soil association organic is all the better. Another very versatile food that I am delighted MP has started stocking. I got this at a really silly price when the 30% offer was running and I have never seen this anywhere at that price. Absolutely brilliant in protein smoothies - especially to counteract the overly sweet taste of many of the flavoured protein drinks available. I'm not really a fan of sweet anything, so this suits me perfectly. Some describe this as a little bitter, but that is what cocoa without additives tastes like! If you are really that bothered by it, just add a little honey to your shake. Perfect for baking too. Thanks MP.

Goes Well With:

Protein shakes and baking.

Wed Mar 02 12:23:56 GMT 2016 by

Amazing

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

So nice - used in chia seed puddings and nut & date brownies - mixes brilliantly. Would definitely recommend.

Wed Feb 10 12:23:11 GMT 2016 by

One for the health nut

Overall:

4

Mixability:

3

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

3

Bought this as an add on to my usual order for my partner to use as a chocolate replacement in her baking. We couldn't get the flavour to work for us in anything we made as it is quite bitter. Some real recipe research is required to make the most from this product, unfortunately it has taken the best part of half a packet to figure it out.

Mon Feb 08 11:44:12 GMT 2016 by

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