What type of cacao is used in Lovechock Raw Vegan 93% Cacao Chocolate?
The Lovechock Raw Vegan 93% Cacao Chocolate has a full and intense flavour with tones of exotic fruits and spicy, flowery accents. This is thanks to its rich 93% raw cacao mass, which is sourced from the Ecuadorian Arriba Nacionale cacao bean. In Ecuador, Arriba Nacionale is referred to as 'cacao fino de aroma', which translates as 'speciality cacao' because it is rare and makes up only 4% of the total world cacao trade.
Why is organic quality so important for chocolate?
Organic quality is particularly important for chocolate because cacao grows in tropical climates where cacao trees are usually sprayed with lots of pesticides. The afoementioned Arriba Nacionale cacao that Lovechock use is different, and is organically grown on a small scale by small farmers who do not spray it with pesticides.
What's the difference between raw cacao chocolate, like this Lovechock bar, compared to regular chocolate?
Raw chocolate, like the Lovechock Raw Vegan 93% Cacao Chocolate bar, has has a stronger effect on you than 'normal' chocolate, so you'll require less of it. Having such a large raw cacao content, means you will also get a substantial amount of Antioxidants in every bite, alongside the Amino Acid substance tryptophan, which works on your levels of serotonin and improves Mood.