• Cacao nibs are loaded with flavonoids that help you fight off free radical damage and protect you from oxidative stress, signs of premature aging, and heart disease.
Cacao also increases the levels of endorphins and serotonin in your brain that help to enhance your mood, reduce anxiety, and give you a sense of well-being.
• Our Vanilla, in addition to adding a fantastic flavor. It helps in weight loss, relieves anxiety, reduces inflammation, and is an aphrodisiac.
• Lemon Balm (Melissa) is a calming herb from the mint family that grows in the Ecuadorian Amazon. It helps to boost immunity, revitalize skin, relieve anxiety,
improve sleep quality, and promote healthy digestion.
• Andean blueberry has a high content of phosphorous, fiber, and calcium as well as Vitamin B1 and Vitamin C. These nutrients help to improve memory, strengthen bones, prevent infections, and promote healthy digestion.
Origin of Cacao: Zamora Chinchipe, Ecuador
Origin of Lemon Balm: Amazonic Region of Ecuador
Origin of Vanilla: Papua New Guinea
Origin of Andean Blueberries: Cotacachi, Imbabura Province, Ecuadorian Andes Mountains
We help support 20 families from the Andean Guanani community that are dedicated to cultivating the Andean Blueberries from January to August of each year.
The communities of the Andean area of Cotacachi have a strong relationship with Pacha Mama “Mother Earth” and its elements. Their culture originates and is created from their daily farming practices, of preservation of natural resources, health, rituals, and spirituality