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Fun Fact : Cocoa Beans Are Called “Cocoa” Beans And Not “Cacao” Beans Because Of A Spelling Mistake Made By English Importers In The 18th Century When Chocolate Was Becoming Popular.
Cacao, also known as theobroma cacao is native to the deep tropical regions of the Americas. We source our Cacao from Ecuador, one of the few sources in the West.
The cacao pod ripens orange to yellow as well as green to blue. Inside the cacao pod you’ll find between 20-60 seeds, also called beans, the beans are covered in a white pulp that is used to make juices and jellies while the seed is the main ingredient in chocolate.
For Additional Information Visit Our Ripening Guide
The Cacao Bean is full of antioxidants, fat, carbohydrates, protein, polyphenols like flavonoids that are antioxidants, minerals like calcium, magnesium, sulfur, copper, iron, zinc and potassium, oleic acid which is a heart-healthy essential monounsaturated fat, fiber and vitamins E, B2, B1, B5, B3, B9, A and C.
Cacao is usually available for the majority of the year however, tends to be less available in the spring. Refer to our SEASONAL GUIDE
*Small Box contains approximately 2 PODS *
*Medium Box contains 3 PODS *
-Being that fruit comes in all different sizes and weight, we aim to pack our boxes to maximum capacity
-When you place an order please be aware of delivery times to receive your box, as fruit will ripen quickly in the outdoor heat.
-WE PACK ORDERS FOR SHIPPING AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK FOLLOWING YOUR PURCHASE DATE . ORDERS DO NOT SHIP UPON PURCHASE.
It arrives ready to eat. For extended shelf life, store in the refrigerator. Crack the shell and suck the white flesh surrounding the bean. Some like to enjoy the bean raw while others may find it bitter.
Once the fruit has arrived, in the case that there are any damages to the fruit or the fruit is inedible, please notify us within 24 hours via email with a picture of the damaged/inedible/spoiled fruit firstname.lastname@example.org. If we determine that you did in fact submit your photo within our allowable timeframe and your fruit is in fact compromised, you will either be refunded for the portion of your order that you are unable to enjoy, OR if more than half of your box is compromised, we will resend a fresh order. Due to the perishability of tropical fruit we are not able to refund after the 24 hour period.
When reaching out to us via email, PLEASE bear with us as we are a small business and our response times are slightly exaggerated. We are doing our best to respond to each email as quickly as possible within a 24 hour timeframe. As long as you have followed procedure and submitted your photos within 24 hours of receipt of your delivery we will do our due diligence to honor your claim. We aim to provide the best quality of fruit and service to our customers. Thank you for your support.