4.9
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
646 Reviews

Cacao Ceremony Kit

The ceremony kit lets you sample our cacaos so you can find your favorite. The kits come with single-serving packets of cacao that take just 15 seconds to make.

Select from our Pure, Enhanced or Variety Kit (descriptions below).

And if you’re wanting more cacao, check out our cases that come with 12 servings.

*Kit contents vary and may not be as pictured

Want to learn about cacao at the same time? Add our self paced cacao foundations 101 course.

VARIETY KIT

Try our pure and enhanced cacaos!

Contains eight 1oz packets: 2x Boundless Belize, Mystical Mushroom, Oaxacan Spice, Tantric Rose Blossom, 2x Thriving Tanzania, and Vibrant Vitality

(Glowing Guatemala is out of stock until further notice. Connected Colombia will be back next week)

PURE KIT

Features cacaos sourced from a single region. Each has a different flavor profile, essence, and energetic effect.

Contains six 1oz packets of: Boundless Belize (2), Connected Colombia (2), and Thriving Tanzania (2).

ENHANCED KIT

Features four cacaos made with medicinal superfoods for unique flavors, health benefits, and energy.


Contains six 1oz packets of Mystical Mushroom (2), Oaxacan Spice (1), Tantric Rose Blossom (1), and Vibrant Vitality (2).

Want more than one packet of each cacao? Try our popular cases below with 12 servings total:

VARIETY CASE

Contains twelve 1oz packets of Boundless Belize (2), Mystical Mushroom (2), Oaxacan Spice (2), Tantric Rose Blossom (2), Thriving Tanzania (2), and Vibrant Vitality (2).

(*Glowing Guatemala is out of stock until further notice. Connected Colombia will be back next week)

PURE CASE

Contains twelve 1oz packets of: Boundless Belize (4), Connected Colombia (4) and Thriving Tanzania (4).

ENHANCED CASE

Contains twelve 1oz packets of Mystical Mushroom (3), Oaxacan Spice (3), Tantric Rose Blossom (3), and Vibrant Vitality (3).

Regular price
$50.00
Regular price
Sale price
$50.00
Carbon-neutral shipping with Shopify Planet
Carbon-neutral shipping on all orders
Powered by Shopify Planet
Skip to product information
1 of 4
Free US Shipping over $75 Express & Duty Paid International Shipping Ethical & Direct Trade with Small Family Farms Third Party Metals Tested Certified USDA Organic Sugar-free
Vegan
Keto
Gmo-free
Soy-free
Gluten-free
  • Ridiculously delicious

    Ridiculously delicious

    The richest, most decadent flavors and smoothest, silkiest textures from the highest quality cacao.

  • Good for your health

    Good for your health

    Supports mood, energy levels, heart and brain functioning, and boosts creativity. Oh and there's zero sugar.

  • Coffee replacement

    Coffee replacement

    No more jitters or indigestion. Cacao provides a gentle energy boost that sustains you throughout the day.

Want Support In Getting Started With Cacao?

In our Cacao 101 course, you'll discover:

  • How to prepare cacao at different dosages
  • Cacao's health benefits
  • Cacao's origins and mythology
  • How cacao is made from the farm to the cup
  • How to create your own personal cacao ritual
Take The Cacao 101 Course

Preparing Your Cacao

  • Step 1

    Combine about 25 cacao discs with a touch of sweetener (or drink pure).

  • Step 2

    Add 3/4 cup (6oz) hot water, tea, or mylk (~180F).

  • Step 3

    Use a blender or electric frother to mix for 10 seconds.

Ethical Trade Regenerative Agroforestry USDA Organic Sugar-Free Third Party Metals Tested Vegan & Keto GMO-Free & Soy-Free

Ethical Trade Regenerative Agroforestry USDA Organic Sugar-Free Third Party Metals Tested Vegan & Keto GMO-Free & Soy-Free

646 reviews
  • Khrystsina T.
    Verified Buyer
    11 seconds ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Amazing product

    The taste is so great I can stop drinking it! It’s my little treat of the day!

  • Blaine B.
    Verified Buyer
    3 days ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Great stuff!

    A great selection to illustrate differences and benefits of different origins and enhancements.

    Made a repeat customer out of me!

  • Lisa N.
    Verified Buyer
    5 days ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    I have a new Sunday ritual

    I used to go to church to feel the love of God and to take communion in remembrance of how we are all one. I think God left the church before I did. In “His” absence, the church began to bicker, fight and backstab. They divided and started suing each other over property. I felt like a child in a dysfunctional family, so I ran away. I soon learned that I did not run away from “Him”. I ran to Spirit.

    I find Spirit in thin places in nature, such as the woods, waterfalls, mountaintops or my own backyard. Thin places are where Heaven and Earth are close together. This cacao ritual reminds me of this communion. I drink cacao to remember that I came from the earth and to the earth I will return. I like thanking Spirit for the last week’s blessing and setting my intention for the next week. When I return to earth, I hope my life was a blessing and that I leave making a positive difference in the universe.

    I like drinking cacao without sweeteners, because it seems more pure.

    I use an antique Frankoma Aztec mug to drink my cacao to remind me who gave us this gift.

Reviews LoadedReviews Added

Answers to Frequent Health Questions

What are the Nutrition Facts?

Boundless Belize, Connected Colombia, Glowing Guatemala, Thriving Tanzania:

Mystical Mushroom Cacao:

Oaxacan Spice Cacao:

Tantric Rose Blossom Cacao:

Vibrant Vitality Cacao:

Is Your Cacao Tested for Heavy Metals?

Our cacao has been lab tested for safety and meets comprehensive EU standards for absence of heavy metals. In particular all our cacao tests below detectable thresholds for lead, and all our cacao tests below government mandated limits for cadmium. We actually test for 68 different heavy metals, but our focus here is on lead and cadmium as those are of most public discussion.

So why is our cacao so much safer than other chocolate products out there? 

Let’s look at cadmium specifically. Cadmium uptake is dependent on many variables, including cacao genotype, cacao tree age, and other trace metals present in the soil. Notably, the more depleted the soil is of other beneficial minerals such such as Zn, Ca, Mg, and Mn, and the younger the trees are, the higher the Cadmium uptake is. Because our cacao sourcing is focused more on quality than quantity, it is not farmed as intensively as the majority of global monoculture cacao production. Rather, our trees tend to be older and within polyculture agroforestry systems with rich soils - all factors that reduce cadmium uptake. The permaculture practices that our farmers use also regularly replenish the soils. So really, cadmium uptake has a substantial amount to do with farm management practices.


It’s also interesting to note that cadmium is first accumulated in leaves, then cacao pod shells, then cacao beans. Proper handling and shelling of cacao beans can remove the husk, which has a higher concentration than the edible part, the bean. We take great care in our cracking and winnowing process to remove as much shell as possible, which also reduces cadmium concentration in the final product. With our recent factory upgrade, we actually acquired a cracker and winnower that is a state of the art German design, used in the chocolate industry for over fifty years! This results in the cleanest cacao nibs possible.

Are there any Contradindications?

We believe cacao has potential as a holistic therapy for depression, and we have encountered the effects of cacao during depressive episodes to be uplifting and stabilizing. It is our sincere hope that someday cacao could become a part of a clinically proven method for treating depression naturally, or as a method for assisting people in reducing their dependence on powerful pharmaceuticals. 


Because cacao is contraindicated with SSRIs, many people struggling with depression cannot take cacao because of the SSRI’s they are medicating with. There is potential that people may be able to partially reduce their SSRI medication intake and supplement with ceremonial cacao, however medical studies on this need to be done to establish a verifiable protocol. If you are a medical practitioner and would like to collaborate with us on such a study, please let us know! Because pharmaceutical SSRIs have many side effects and ceremonial cacao is beneficial in so many other ways, we are hopeful that such a protocol would greatly benefit the lives of many people struggling with depression and other mood disorders.

What Minerals Does Cacao Have?

Consuming cacao can replenish minerals vital to our body. Magnesium is chronically deficient in the majority of western diets, and cacao is the highest naturally occurring source. Magnesium is used in all key brain functions, especially memory and concentration. It is also beneficial for the function of the heart, acting to relax blood vessels and decrease strain. Besides magnesium, cacao is also the highest naturally occurring source of chromium, and also high in copper, calcium, manganese, zinc, sulfur, iron, and phosphorus.

How Does Cacao Affect Mood?

Many ceremonial cacao lovers report a notable impact on their mood. There is substantial science that explains why ceremonial cacao is so beneficial. Pure cacao contains beneficial neurotransmitters and neuro-modulators already present in our brain. It also contains reuptake inhibitors that block the pathways that our bodies normally use to break down and recycle these beneficial mood altering molecules, so the good mood lasts for longer. In the long term, regularly working with ceremonial cacao can have therapeutic health benefits, including creating new neural pathways that change our daily experience to include more joy, love, and connection.

Top Molecules in Cacao

Some of the top mood altering molecules in cacao include:

Anandamide is commonly referred to as the bliss molecule, and is associated with the runner’s high effect. It is actually the first endocannabinoid to be discovered, and it is well known for moderating pain. Cacao also has N-linoleoylethanolamine, which is the reuptake inhibitor for anandamide.

Phenylethylamine (PEA) - Helps with excitement, alertness, attention. Gives the perception of time slowing down.

Norepinephrine is commonly referred to as the joy molecule. It is both a neurotransmitter and a hormone,

Serotonin - Helps with wellbeing, and creates resistance to stress. Cacao also has MOA inhibitors that inhibit reuptake of serotonin.

Dopamine - Gives feelings of motivation and pleasure. Cacao also has MOA inhibitors that inhibit reuptake of dopamine.

Due to these molecules and many others, when you drink ceremonial cacao you may feel expansive, blissful, connected to self and/or others, inspired, connected to your intuition & vision, connected to spirit, grounded, emotions arise, and the movement of stuck energy. You can also experience increased blood flow, mood elevation, and a more expanded state of consciousness. Cacao is a vasodilator, meaning your blood vessels and muscular systems relax. When working with ceremonial doses of cacao, blood flow can increase by up to 30%, meaning that more blood (life force energy) is moving through your body and nourishing all of your systems.

CONNECTED TO THE SOURCE


FROM FARM TO CUP


Our hearts have been opened and our lives have been transformed through intimate contact with cacao, one of nature’s greatest healing medicines. We hope in our relationship with you, you will receive many gems of wisdom compiled from countless hours in the field, that we hope will deepen your practice, connection and life.

About US

Continue your cacao journey

Enhanced 100% Ceremonial Cacao Mystic Mushrooms Pure 100% Ceremonial Cacao