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Need a mood boost? Try some chocolate!

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Need a mood boost? Try some chocolate!

As well as tasting delicious, did you know that cacao and chocolate products containing a high percentage of cacao can positively influence your mood? Yep, if you needed more reasons to reach for a hot chocolate, here they are!

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Is there caffeine in my drinking chocolate?

Cacao Caffeine Coffee

Is there caffeine in my drinking chocolate?

We get asked a lot about whether our drinking chocolates contain caffeine, and thought it warranted a note on the topic.

The cacao in our drinking chocolate powders contains little to no caffeine. 

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Cacao vs Cocoa - Your Ultimate Guide

Cacao Health Cacao Nutrition Cacao vs Cocoa

Cacao vs Cocoa - Your Ultimate Guide

When you are looking at hot chocolates and other chocolate-based products from a health perspective, it is important to take into account whether the product has been made from raw cacao or cocoa powder.  Although the two products share the same origin, the resulting products (because of the way they are processed) are vastly different in terms of taste, nutritional benefits, and quality. The difference between cocoa vs cacao Cacao is raw which means that it has not been heat treated.  It is made by fermenting (similar to coffee) and pressing unroasted cacao beans, therefore its nutritional benefits are still...

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