Cacao protects your heart and blood vessels agains stress

Oct 19, 21
Cacao is full of healthy compounds and extremely rich in healthy flavanols. It literally protects our heart and blood vessels and is advised in a healthy diet.
Oct 04, 21
Shaping your own ceremony

In a ceremony we bow to our inner self. We honour the life that flows through us and to which directions it leads us. The benefits of a ceremony or using cacao as a plant medicine often create the urge to share. The blissful feeling, deeper connection to ourselves, aligned with our heart, intentions and vision to manifest our dreams, unravelling triggers, emotions and patterns.

Sep 20, 21
The Power of Rituals

Through Pure Kakaw we love to learn and share about living our life to its fullest potential. Rituals are part of life, in many forms, and can support us in many ways.

After talking a lot about this topic and feeling into it we keep getting back to one main point: rituals help us to be fully present and give meaning to our lives.

Jun 23, 21
Hike to Machu Picchu (good memories)

There is much less known of cacao used by the Incas and natives of Peru compared to the Aztec and Maya cultures. But there was definitely cacao. The rare Chuncho variety was first cultivated by the Machiguenga people in these areas. We are very grateful that we can source cacao from these special lands. It is easy to imagine how cacao was used as a powerful and healthy food source.

May 31, 21
Presenting our new cacao origin: CUSCO, PERU!

At the core of Pure Kakaw lies sourcing special cacaos from special farms. And we’re excited to share cacao from a new origin: Peru! To be more specific, the Quelloúno Valley in Cusco.

May 27, 21
Differences in effects between coffee and cacao
Both coffee and cacao are stimulating drinks but the way they interact with our body is not the same. This is because of the difference between the alkaloids caffeine (coffee) and theobromine (cacao).

May 06, 21
Why we choose agroforestry for the best cacao quality

Although we're not living on a cacao farm, we do want to source from places that we love to be and actually want to live! The farms we partner with use agroforestry principles to grow the cacao in your cup. Agroforestry combines forestry with agriculture, imagine a forest growing your food.