100% Ceremony Cacao (cocoa mass)

Awaken your senses and connect with nature with our ceremonial cocoa* from Ecuador. 100% cocoa enjoyment. Experience the pure aromas of ceremonial cacao* from Ecuador. No added sugar and high fiber content.
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Experience the essence of Ecuador in every cup of our ceremonial cacao*. Enjoy the deep connection to nature and the warmth of a centuries-old tradition. Immerse yourself in the world of the Andes and experience the magic that can only be found in real, hand-made products Cocoa can offer. Our ceremonial cocoa made from 100% cocoa mass comes from Ecuador and is of the Arriba Nacional variety.

Ideal for your rituals
Use our ceremonial Cocoa to create your own rituals, ground yourself and find moments of inner peace and inspiration. Treat yourself to this extraordinary taste experience and discover the magic that only comes true from Ecuador Cocoa can offer.

Application
You can either enjoy the ceremonial cocoa plain or refine it with a natural sweetening option such as date syrup, honey or maple syrup as desired. A pack of 200 g of cocoa mass corresponds to approx. 7 cups if you want to drink it thick. If you want to drink it as regular cocoa (not thick), we recommend 20g per cup. Then the pack is enough for approx. 10 cups.

Notice
Not recommended for children and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Further questions and answers in our FAQs (see below).

Note on the spelling of cacao and cocoa :
*In German-speaking countries, cocoa means cocoa powder. However, our ceremony cocoa is made from 100% cocoa mass and is therefore of higher quality overall than cocoa powder. That's why the spelling "Cacao" is usually correct, as it means the cocoa mass with cocoa and cocoa butter. In German-speaking countries, most people do not know this distinction between cacao and cocoa and “Kakao” (with “K”) is also commonly used for this. That's why we use it for simplicity's sake “Cocoa” and then for the product description on the packaging “Cacao.”

1. What is ceremonial cacao?

Ceremonial cacao is a special form of cacao used for spiritual ceremonies and rituals to create a deeper connection to yourself and nature. Ceremonial cocoa consists of 100% cocoa mass, which contains valuable and high-quality ingredients.

2. How is ceremonial cacao different from regular cacao?

Ceremonial cacao is carefully selected and processed to preserve its natural flavors, unlike regular cacao, which is often produced for the mass market. Ceremonial cocoa also consists of 100% cocoa mass and, unlike cocoa powder, contains cocoa butter.

3. How do I prepare ceremonial cacao?

Ceremonial cacao is usually dissolved in warm (not boiling) water or a non-dairy milk and can be flavored according to personal preference. In contrast to conventional drinking chocolate, you can add more cocoa mass to a cup to maintain the thick texture.

4. Does Ceremonial Cocoa Have Health Benefits?

Yes, ceremonial cacao is rich in antioxidants and can have positive effects on mood and overall well-being.

5. Can I use ceremonial cacao in my daily diet?

Yes, but many people tend to use ceremonial cacao for special occasions or ritual purposes. If you would like to use ceremonial cocoa in your daily diet, we recommend adding only a small amount of approx. 20 g (instead of 30 g) of ceremonial cocoa mass per cup (approx. 250ml).

6. What traditions use ceremonial cacao?

Originally, ceremonial cacao was used in spiritual ceremonies by indigenous peoples in Central and South America.

7. Can I enjoy ceremonial cacao alone?

Yes, many people enjoy drinking a cup of ceremonial cocoa alone for moments of calm and self-reflection.

8. Can ceremonial cacao help me with meditation?

Yes, consuming ceremonial cacao can support meditation and contribute to deeper mindfulness.

9. Are there any side effects of ceremonial cacao?

When consumed in moderation, there are no known negative side effects. However, people with caffeine or theobromine sensitivity should exercise caution. We therefore do not recommend the consumption of ceremonial cocoa, especially for children and pregnant women.

10. How do I choose high-quality ceremonial cacao?

Look for cocoa from trusted sources that is handpicked and carefully processed.

11. Can I mix ceremonial cacao with other ingredients?

Yes, we recommend spices such as cinnamon or chili powder to adjust the taste. Please take a look at our blog and let our recipes inspire you.

12. Can I drink ceremonial cocoa while pregnant

Pregnant women should consult their doctor before consuming ceremonial cacao.

13. What vessels are best for ceremonial cacao?

Traditionally, wooden bowls or special cocoa bowls are used, but you can also use any cup.

14. Are there different types of ceremonial cacao?

Yes, there are different types of cocoa with different flavors and properties depending on their origin. Our ceremonial cacao is from Ecuador and is of the Arriba Nacional variety.

15. What intentions can I set during a cacao ceremony?

You can set different intentions. As examples, you can ask yourself questions for greater clarity, what you would like to let go of, healing, gratitude or other personal goals.

16. Does ceremonial cocoa affect my mood?

Yes, ceremonial cacao can produce positive mood changes due to its chemical components and ritual context.

17. Can I use alcoholic cocoa?

Alcohol and ceremonial cacao are not typically combined because alcohol can interfere with the cacao's spiritual effects.

18. Can I drink ceremonial cocoa cold?

Yes, you can drink ceremonial cocoa cold, but traditional preparation is usually done with warm liquid.

19. Can I give ceremonial cocoa to children?

Children should enjoy cocoa in moderation and depending on their sensitivity to caffeine and theobromine. We therefore do not recommend the consumption of ceremonial cocoa to children.

20. Where does the cacao for ceremonial cacao come from?

The cacao for ceremonial cocoa often comes from countries such as Ecuador, Peru and Guatemala, which have a long tradition of cocoa cultivation. Our ceremonial cacao is from Ecuador and is of the Arriba Nacional variety.

21. How can I do a cacao ceremony for myself?

Please take a look at our blog article on cocoa ceremonies. We've also created a mindfulness box with guided meditations that would make a great addition to your cacao ceremony. Please take a look at our shop . Do you still have questions? Then please send us an email to Irina: hallo@theyo.de

Ursprungsland:
Peru
Direct Trade:
Ja
Schokoladentyp:
100% chocolate
Weitere Eigenschaften:
Lactose-free, without emulsifiers, soy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free

Theyo

We at Theyo have specialized in the production and curation of chocolate products made from traceable and transparently traded fine flavor cocoa. Each cacao bean has a unique flavor profile that is influenced by climate, soil and farm management. We love these original flavors and try to bring them out in all our products. No artificial flavors and additives, no frills, but with fair and sustainable supply chains!

Peru

Guayas, Los Ríos, Manabi, Esmeraldas Ecuador, Guayaquil became the first cocoa port in the world after the export ban was lifted and the era of the Ecuadorian cocoa monopoly began. The cocoa trade thrived until the 1920s, when disease spoiled the cocoa crop and the effects of the stock market crash brought the cocoa industry to its knees and destroyed it. It was only decades later that the government managed to promote cocoa production through subsidies. This was achieved primarily thanks to the predominant stock of Nacional Arriba fine cocoa. The perfect mix of climate, terrain and equatorial location give Ecuadorian cocoa beans their special flavors.

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About Theyo

As a social startup, we not only want to sell the best products, we also want to help create global trade justice. Our goal is to make the chocolate world a better place by distributing responsibly manufactured products and promoting more conscious chocolate enjoyment. The protection of original varieties, biodiversity and fair prices - well above world market prices - are therefore our focus!

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