Cacao Butter - Raw Organic

Adds creaminess to chocolate. Used as natural skin care product

  • criollo cacao beans from Veracruz
  • cacao fruit from inside

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Certified Quality

  • Organic Certified
  • Raw
  • Natural - Not Deodorizied
  • Gluten - Free
  • Vegan
  • Kosher Certified
  • Fairly Traded
  • GMO Free
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Botanical Name: Theobroma Cacao

Cacao butter is an important ingredient in chocolate

Cacao Butter is one of the most stable fats known, containing natural antioxidants which prevent rancidity and allow a long storage life of two to five years. Pure Cacao Butter also has the wonderful property of nourishing skin and helping diminish burn marks. It also helps to make scars less visible over a period of time.

Cacao Butter is an important component of chocolate. The first stage in processing Cacao is to grind the Cacao Beans to form a uniform paste. This paste has a natural fat content of roughly 50%. This fat is then separated from the Cacao Paste to obtian pure Cacao Butter. The expert chocolatier will mix Cacao Paste and then add pure Cacao Butter to create different textures. The end result is an exquisite molded product that remains firm until dissolved in the mouth.

You can buy Organic Raw Cacao Butter in Australia through our online store. If you would like to buy wholesale, please contact us through our wholesale enquiry form.

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cacao butter pieces

Maretai Cacao Butter is sourced from a cooperative of organic farmers situaded in southeast Mexico.

In this tropical region, premium quality criollo cacao is organically cultivated. The Cacao fruit is cut open and the pulp is removed to obtain the seeds or Cacao Beans. The Cacao Beans are then left to dry in the sun and to ferment.

The Beans are then pitted to obtain the Cacao Nibs. The Nibs are ground to obtain Cacao Paste (Cacao Liquor), and then pressed to separate the Cacao Butter. The Cacao Paste is rich in Cacao Butter (about 50%). The pure Cacao Butter that is obtained from the Cacao Paste is white-yellowish.

Cacao Butter Nutrition Table Per Serve (10g) Per 100g
Energy 376kJ 3756kJ
Protein 0g 0g
Fat-total 10g 100g
   - saturated 6g 60g
Carbohydrate 0g 0g
 Sodium 0g 0g

Excellent Product. Competively Priced.

Smells divine and gives chocolate its real taste.

-Posted by "Veronica" on 22/06/2014

Chocolate alchemy!

I love to use this product to make raw organic chocolate. It turns the most basic of ingredients into a little piece of heaven. I would highly recommend this product!

- Posted by Chocolate lover on 13/06/2013
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What is the melting temperature of Cacao Butter?

Cacao Butter melts at 35 degrees. You can store without refrigeration well covered and away from excessive heat.


Is Cacao Butter the same as Cocoa Butter?

Yes. Cocoa Butter is the same thing as Cacao Butter.

Packing Presentations

This product is available in the following packing presentations:


CODE DESCRIPTION UNIT SIZE U/BOX
CCBUT-000500 CACAO BUTTER 500G SINGLE BLOCK 500G 16
CCBUT-001000 CACAO BUTTER 1KG SINGLE BLOCK 1KG 8
CCBUT-001000 CACAO BUTTER 10KG SINGLE BLOCK 10 KG EA
CCBUT-025000 CACAO BUTTER 25KG SINGLE BLOCK 25 KG EA

Presentations

Cacao Butter - Raw Organic

500g single block

Cacao Butter - Raw Organic

1kg single block

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Latest News

cacao field in Mexico

Cacao plantation in Southeast Mexico where crops coexist with native plant species making it a sustainable farming practice.

  • February 2013

Cacao trees and other larger native trees coexist in a friendly manner. The larger trees provide the right shade and protection to the smaller Theobroma Cacao, and the Cacao plants maintain the humidity and help conditioning the soil.

mayan painting showing cacao tree

A painting from the classic Mayan period, shows Centeotl, God of Maize picking a Cacao fruit.

  • July 2014

For native American cultures, the Theobroma Cacao and all foods and drinks made with it were considered sacrad and part religious rituals. Mayan representations corresponding to the Classic Mayan Period (200-900 a.C.) exist in several archeological paintings found in southeast Mexico.