Cacao, different to Cocoa, refers to any of the food products derived from the cocoa bean which remains raw. As such it's unroasted and less processed, making it healthier. It's touted for its disease-fighting plant compounds, iron and antioxidants. As it's less processed and sweetened, it can be little bitter to, but many grow accustomed to the flavour and enjoy it as a snack or making more 'Primal' desserts!

A rich source of: iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium.

Cocoa powder

Energy (kcal) 312
Energy (kJ) 1301
Water (g) 3.4
Starch (g) 11.5
Total sugars (g) 0
Glucose (g) 0
Galactose (g) 0
Fructose (g) 0
Sucrose (g) 0
Maltose (g) 0
Lactose (g) 0
Protein (g) 18.5
Protein (g)/100kcal 5.9
Protein % of calories 23.7
Carbohydrate (g) 11.5
Carbohydrate (g)/100kcal 3.7
Carb % of calories 14.7
Fat (g) 21.7
Fat (g)/100kcal 7
Fat % of calories 62.6
Satd FA /100g fd (g) 12.8
Mono FA /100g food (g) 7.2
Poly FA /100g food (g) 0.6
Trans FAs /100g food (g) N
Sodium (mg) 110
Potassium (mg) 280
Calcium (mg) 29
Magnesium (mg) 30
Phosphorus (mg) 30
Iron (mg) 0.1
Copper (mg) 0
Zinc (mg) 0.1
Chloride (mg) 180
Manganese (mg) N
Selenium (µg) N
Iodine (µg) N
Vitamin D (µg) 0
Vitamin E (mg) 0
Thiamin (mg) 0
Riboflavin (mg) 0.1
Niacin (mg) 0.1
Tryptophan/60 (mg) 0.1
Niacin equivalent (mg) 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0
Vitamin B12 (µg) 0
Folate (µg) N
Pantothenate (mg) 0
Biotin (µg) N
Vitamin C (mg) 2
Alcohol (g) 0
NSP (g) Non-starch polysaccharide 12.1
AOAC fibre (g) N
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Retinol (µg) 0
Carotene (µg) 0
Retinol Equivalent (µg) 0