75% Cacao Rubio Dark Chocolate Bar
Taste the exotic, fruity, and distinctly nutty flavor of our 75% Rubio dark chocolate bars. Made with Rubio cacao beans this bar is the brainchild of our head farmer at our farm in Tabasco, Mexico. A crossbreed between the famous heirloom Criollo cacao bean and Trinitario cacao bean, the 75% Rubio is an unique flavanol-rich bar with a cacao varietal that can be only found at our plantation.
Percentage of Cacao: 75%
The Origin Story of Cacao:
Our cacao farms lie within the archaeological zones of Maya territory, where cacao has been cherished and celebrated for centuries. By honoring the traditions of the Maya and the deep-rooted history of cacao, we maintain the purity and integrity of our chocolate's richness. From Soil-to-Bar, we ensure that our foods are in harmony with Mother Nature's intentions.
Organic cacao, Organic sugar, Organic cacao butter.
LITTLE-KNOWN CACAO FACTS:
- An ancient superfood packed with antioxidants, fiber, calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, and vitamins B1, B2, B5, B9 and E.
- High fat, high protein.
- Less caffeine then decaf tea
- Contains Theobromine, a stimulant similar to caffeine that does not cause the crash associated with caffeine.
- A prebiotic rich in polyphenols.
- Helps boost collagen production.
Plum on the Nose, Red Raspberry, Bright Blackberry on the Finish
MINIMALLY FERMENTED >LOWER ACID >MORE ANTIOXIDANTS
Our beans are specially fermented for less than 3 days. This creates less acidity. Research has shown that less days of fermentation means more flavanols are maintained in the chocolate.
BENEFITS OF CACAO
Packed with fiber, flavanols, protein, calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, iron and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B9 and E.
High in antioxidants – typical serving size of cacao has more antioxidants than blueberries, red wine, and green tea.
High levels of essential minerals like magnesium. Magnesium helps to promote brain chemistry, build strong bones, and help regulate heartbeat and blood pressure, sulfur, calcium.
Cacao inherently has no sugar inside.
ORGANICALLY GROWN USING SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES
Our beans are organically grown and more than fair-trade. We are continually working with our grower to protect the region and educate people in the area.
LITTLE KNOWN CACAO FACTS
An ancient superfood packed with antioxidants, fiber, calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, and vitamins B1, B2, B5, B9 and E.
Contains zero sugar.
High fat, high protein.
Has zero caffeine. Contains its cousin called Theobromine.
A prebiotic that is rich in polyphenols.
Helps boost collagen production.
Cacao Beginner’s Guide