Cacao Powder 10-12 Alkalized Theobroma Organic
Where does our Cacao come from?
The cacao trees from which cacao powder is made originated in South America. Our organic cacao powder also comes from there, from Peru to be precise. Cacao trees (Theobroma) produce pods that are about 15 to 25 cm long. Each pod contains around 20 to 40 cocoa beans in a kind of pulp.
The pods are opened and emptied after harvesting. Then the removed paste is put in the sun for several days to ferment. After this drying process, the beans are broken into small pieces and their husks are removed in a disc mill. These pure cacao pieces can then be ground into a fine paste. The cacao paste is sieved in order to separate the remaining pieces from the butter. The remaining pieces are the last step ground into a dark cacao powder.
Alkaline cacao is also called Dutch cacao, because this process is done in many in the Netherlands.In this process, the natural cacao is washed with a potassium carbonate solution, which ensures that the acid in the cacao is neutralized. This makes the cacao always dark brown and it does not vary in colour or taste.
Dutch (alkalised) cacao is different from the cacao known in other countries, this is why alkalised cacao is also called "Dutch cacao" in America. Alkalising the cacao was discovered in 1828 by Coenraad van Houten and further perfected around 1900. The process makes the flavour softer and more intense.
Use of Alkalised Cacao Powder
Cacao powder is great for making chocolate and chocolate milk. In addition, dark cacao powder is also used in many desserts as an ingredient or topping.
Non-alkaline cocoa powder is also in our product range, click here for organic cocoa powder
Where do I purchase cacao powder?
You can buy cacao powder at Vehgroshop of course. In our web shop you can order cacao powder in quantities from small to big. Subscribe to our newsletter and don't miss out on any more cacao powder offers.
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This product from VehGro is an organic certified product of premium quality. Thanks to this certificate, you know that what you buy has been created with an eye and care for people and nature. VehGro stands for products that are healthy and of the highest quality. The (organic) natural products we have selected come from various regions of the world. All products are checked in Europe and often also packaged there.
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|Recommended Use||This low fat type contains 10-12% of cocoa butter is commonly used to flavour baked products (cakes, cookies, etc.), cream, butter cream, whipped cream, etc.|
|Vitamins and Minerals||Potassium|
|Country of cultivation||Peru|
|Private Label possible?||Yes|
|Energy (kcal/kJ)||342 kcal / 1430 KJ|
|Saturated Fats||6,5 g|
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