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Upala kakava - Kosta Rika
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Cocoa Mass - Costa Rica

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Costa Rican Cocoa offers an extraordinary flavor journey for the most discerning palates. The unique taste of this cocoa mass is characterized by caramel and yellow fruit hues, enriched with subtle earthy and coffee nuances. Different flavors are perfectly balanced and complement each other, and the woody finish lingers on the taste buds for a long time.

Cocoa Mass for Your Daily Rituals

Cocoa - to enhance productivity, energy, and concentration. The presence of magnesium and theobromine in 100% cocoa provides a relaxing effect during meditation and helps you stay focused and alert throughout the day. You can use cocoa mass as a beverage, to flavor baked goods, or to make artisanal chocolate. Cocoa is a superfood for those pursuing a more natural and healthy lifestyle.

Where It's Grown

The cocoa beans are collected by a cooperative from selected small farmers in the Upala region of Costa Rica. Cocoa growers are involved in the "Cocoa Renewal Program," which aims to assist small cocoa farms by providing various training and social development programs. Significant attention is given to nature conservation, promoting sustainable farming methods, reforestation, and the preservation of natural ecosystems.

  Variety

Trinitario - Trinitario varieties were cultivated by hybridizing Criollo and Forastero types of cocoa, combining the quality of Criollo with the disease resistance of Forastero.

Flavor Notes: caramel, coffee, fruits, wood.

Flavor Profiles (from 1-5)

  Artisanal Cocoa Beverage

How to make cocoa (for one cup):

- 10 - 35 g of cocoa
- 40 ml hot water
- 80 ml plant-based milk
- Your favorite sweetener (optional)

Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend for 1 min.

How to consume cocoa by portion?

10 - 15 g - a mild cocoa drink, suitable for daily consumption
25 - 35 g - medium-strength cocoa drink
35 - 40 g - a strong cocoa drink, suitable for cocoa ceremonies

Features of Costa Rican cocoa:

- Cocoa is collected from small farmers located in Costa Rica, in the Upala region
- 100% cocoa, with no added sugar, suitable for vegans.
- Cocoa is in uneven pieces of 10 - 20 grams, moderately soft and easy to cut.
- Before grinding cocoa beans into a single mass, they were lightly roasted.

Health Benefits:

  • Source of antioxidants - protects the body from aging
  • Cocoa helps regulate cholesterol
  • Cocoa activates circulation and brain activity
  • Cocoa promotes the production of endorphins (happiness hormones)