What are Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs?
Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs are the result of peeled and crumbled whole cacao beans that come straight out of the tropical cacao fruit.
Where are Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs sourced from?
Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs come from small-scale organic cacao farms in Peru, where cacao trees have grown for thousands of years in the country's tropical forests.
How are Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs processed?
Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs are picked and then immediately start a natural fermentation process within the fruit like pod for about 48-72 hours. Once extracted from the pod, purified water is used to cleanse the beans. These beans are then low temperature dried and their shells are removed before being crushed in to smaller nib size pieces. Navitas Naturals uses the least invasive, lowest impact, and lowest temperature processing methods available in an effort to preserve the maximum nutritional density of this Superfood.
What are the health benefits of Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs?
Navitas Naturals Organic Cacao Nibs are loaded with Antioxidants, dietary fibre and a number of vital Minerals - especially magnesium and iron. This incredibly complex food source also contains unique and potent chemical alkaloids including theobromine, phenylethylamine and anandamine. Theobromine has a similar affect on the body to caffeine, while phenylethylamine is a neurotransmitter that stimulates the brain's pleasure centres. Anandamide is also a neurotransmitter that works on the same structures of the brain as THC (the active ingredient in cannabis), however it is completely harmless.