Organic Raw Cacao Nibs

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Organic Raw Cacao Nibs by Hatton Hill. Harvested from cacao pods organically grown in Peru. Packed in the UK.

The origins of cacao lie in Central and South America among the Aztec, Olmec and Maya peoples, by whom cacao beans were used as a medium of exchange starting more then 3,000 years ago. Today, for most people, cacao means one thing: chocolate! 

Hatton Hill Organic's organic raw cacao nibs are simply chopped-up cacao beans sourced from Peru, in their native region. In addition to being the foundation for chocolate, they have a range of uses in sweet and – it may surprise you – savoury dishes. 

But first, chocolate. Homemade chocolate is surprisingly easy to make, requiring only cacao nibs, cacao butter and something to sweeten the mix, such as honey or sugar. Once you've got your mix in the pot, simply add whatever you like to give it texture and additional flavours – almonds, hazelnuts, raisins, coconut flakes, dried cherries and other dried fruit, liqueurs and essences, bacon... Yes, bacon. The only limit is your imagination!

Using cacao in the form of nibs opens up some intriguing possibilities beyond chocolate. Think of cacao nibs as nature's own ready-made chocolate chips and you've got the idea. Ice-cream, cookies, biscotti, chocolate sauce, a wide range of desserts, coatings for truffles, fudge, homemade chocolate liqueur and even – if you're feeling inspired – duck confit with white beans and unsweetened cacao bean cassoulet sauce – or how about a similar cacao sauce for lamb?  

Organic ✓ Vegetarian ✓ Vegan ✓ 

Certified as organic by the UK’s Soil Association (licence no. DA22427).

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Typical values per 100g
Energy 2,612kJ
634kcal
Fat 58.9g
- of which saturates 34.2g
Carbohydrates 3.8g
- of which sugars 1g
Fibre 17.1g
Protein 13.6g
Salt <0.1g

Packed on premises that handle celery, cereals containing gluten, mustard, peanuts, sesame, soybeans, sulphur dioxide and sulphites, and tree nuts (such as almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, pistachios and macadamias).

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