Cacao shell tea

$6.00

After our organic cocoa beans are roasted, they are then winnowed which simply is the process of separating the shells from the nibs. The shells have many uses. They are used in teas as well as mulch for gardening when added to soils for growing plants. Some brewers also use cocoa shells for flavouring their unique brews!

TASTING NOTES, cacao chuncho, MEDIUM BITTER

Primary notes: dried flowers, tropical fruits

Secondary notes:  savory spices, nuts and lemon.

Category:

Cacao shell

Tea

After our organic cocoa beans are roasted, they are then winnowed which simply is the process of separating the shells from the nibs. The shells have many uses. They are used in teas as well as mulch for gardening when added to soils for growing plants. Some brewers also use cocoa shells for flavouring their unique brews!.                                                                   

 The proximate composition consists of proteins, fats, sugars, moisture and ashes. This has been described to be similar to that of cocoa beans. However, with a much lower percentage of fats compared to cocoa beans which is substituted by a much higher amount of fibers, higher content of proteins, fats and carbohydrates.

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Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 12 × 4 × 17 cm
Suggested uses

In a cup of boiled water, put the equivalent of a teaspoon of the shells or cocoa beans. Infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. You can also add cinnamon, cloves, honey.
Another way of preparation is to boil 2 spoons of cocoa shells for 1 minute and let it rest for 5 min. This will serve 4.

Weight

8oz

Content

Cacao shell

Direct Delivery

We will send your coffee to another recipient directly. All you need to do is add your recipient's address in the place of shipping address when you are on the checkout process.

Future shipping date

If you want us to ship your order at a future date, all you need to do is send us a message confirming what you would like to do, and when you want it shipped in, after you have placed your order. We will then ship it on the specified date.

Returns & Exchanges

Are not accepted. Contact us if you have problems with your order.

Delivery times

This article will be made especially for you. Preparation times may vary. Contact the store to find out when it will ship.

Availability

Due to the seasonal nature of coffee crops, the availability of specific beans will vary, as will the price.

Documented contraindications

Should not consume those people who have allergies to cocoa derivatives, constipation, acne, severe hypercholesterolemia and kidney ailments (the high content of oxalic acid can develop kidney stones)

Storage condition

Store in a cool, dry place protected from sunlight and harmful odors.

Nutricion Facts

Lleno de antioxidantes – El cacao contiene teobromina, una molécula responsable de nuestro bienestar, pero que también facilita la circulación sanguínea y reduce el estrés.

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