Theobroma cacao (cacao tree/cocoa tree) is native to the deep tropical regions of Central and South America. Its seeds, cocoa beans, are used to make cocoa mass, cocoa powder, and chocolate. Cacao nibs are smaller fragments of the larger bean. Can be eaten as is, or added to baking, milkshakes, smoothies or nut mixes. Country of Origin: Peru
Cacao nibs are a highly nutritious chocolate product made from crushed cocoa beans. They’re exceptionally rich in antioxidants that help reduce oxidative stress and inflammation. Cocoa products like cacao nibs have been linked to reduced heart disease and diabetes risk, as well as other health benefits.