Spicy & Citrusy
Tasting Note: The overwhelming favorite among chefs and chocolate makers. A powerful balance of fruity, spicy, salty, smoky, savory, and lightly sweet.
Product: Whole, peeled, roasted cacao beans lightly caramelized with smoked paprika, harissa, spicy cayenne and orange. 80% Cacao Content.
Cacao Origin: Koptan Masagena, Indonesia
Cacao Certifications: Rainforest Alliance
Cacao Transparency: Direct Trade, Single Origin, 100% traceable, Empowering Women
Ingredients: Cacao Beans, Cane Sugar*, Harissa Seasoning* (Paprika*, Caraway*, Crushed Red Chili Pepper*, Cayenne*, Coriander*, Cumin*, Garlic*, Peppermint*, Sea Salt), Paprika*, Salt, Orange Oil*, Cayenne Pepper*, Rice Bran Oil. * = Organic
Allergens: Naturally free from the Top 10 Most Common Food Allergens. Made in a shared facility with Gluten & Tree Nuts.
Compatible Diets: Mediterranean Diet, Flexitarian Diet, MIND Diet, DASH Diet. Weight Watchers Smart Points = 5.
Estimated Cadmium Content:
~20.5 µg per serving.
This means eating 200 servings per day (32,000 calories), every day, for years to potentially have an observable effect on reproductive health.
Other Governmental Bodies Differ Significantly from California
For 100 lb. person (increase proportionally for higher weight), other entities recommend limiting daily intake to:
38 µg daily - WHO (World Health Organization);
45 µg daily - EPA (Environmental Protection Agency);
0.80 PPM for > 50% total dry cocoa solids - EFSA (European Food Safety Authority)
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