Fermented Cacao Powder | Organic | Raw

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At Wildly Organic, we make our cacao powder from non-GMO, USDA Certified Organic cacao. We source our cacao beans from local farmers in the Dominican Republic, where they naturally ferment them in banana leaves for three to five days. They cultivate the cacao plants using eco-friendly, sustainable methods and have been doing so for generations. Our product represents the finest in sustainably sourced, all-natural, fermented cacao. We use Forastero, Trinitario, and Criollo varieties of cacao for our powder, which is hand-packed by the Wildly Organic team in the U.S.

This fermented cacao powder arrives ready-to-use in 8 ounce and 16 ounce (updated Wildly Organic branding) and 5 pound (silver Wilderness Family Natural branded) vapor-barrier, resealable packaging to maintain freshness. 50 pounds available in a paper bag, wrapped in a plastic bag and boxed. Smaller packaging may include an oxygen absorber.

Product Certifications:

USDA Certified OrganicFair Trade CertifiedNon-GMO VerifiedRawGluten-FreeVeganPaleo-friendlyKetogenicKosher
Whole30 friendly!

Country of Origin (subject to change):
  • United States (Grown in Dominican Republic)

Certificate of Analysis:
  • Arsenic 0.05 ppm
  • Cadmium 0.495 ppm
  • Lead 0.12 ppm
  • Mercury 0.005 ppm

Prop65 Disclaimer:

This product can expose you to chemicals including lead or cadmium, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.

Fair-Trade Certified Cacao Powder

We’re thrilled to state that our fermented cacao powder is certified by Fairtrade America. At Wildly Organic, we aim to deliver premium nutrition while doing our part to even out global trade inequalities by paying fair prices to the farmers who cultivate the cacao for our products.

What Is Fermented Cacao?

The cacao plant (Theobroma cacao) is the source of all cacao products. The cacao bean yields the powder that chocolate is made from. In its raw state, cacao contains more antioxidant flavonoids than green tea, red wine, and blueberries. Our raw cacao powder is high in fiber and a great source of protein and iron in your diet.

To ensure the powder remains “raw,” we maintain the temperature in our extraction process at around 104° F and never let it exceed 120° F (it’s not uncommon for many cocoa powders to be processed at temperatures as high as 300° F!). A high-accuracy thermometer monitors the whole process. We cold-grind the dry, “cake-like'' extract and fine-mill it so that the finished product contains only the finest raw cacao particles.

Each batch of our fermented organic cacao powder is lab-tested for antioxidant activity (as represented by an ORAC score of 1086 μmol TE/g), so as to ensure the safety and purity of the product.

*ppm = parts per million

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United States

Excellent product

Great taste for drinking or baking

Lizzy G.
United States United States

Flavor Bitter

This cocoa powder had a bit of a woody flavor to it.


Wildly Organic

Thank you taking the time to review. Cacao is a very different product than cocoa, and yes, in comparison to cocoa powder, will be bitter. Keep in mind that the less processed, the higher the nutritional value. We hope that you can make use of the powder, and that you'll grow to love this minimally processed, organic product. Wildly Organic

Margaret R.
United States United States

Awesome cacao

Love, love, love this delicious cacao powder! I use it most for an unbaked chocolate macaroon & everyone who has tasted them goes back for more.


Wildly Organic

Sounds delish! :) Wildly Organic

United States United States

Melt in your mouth Chocolate

I made chocolate bars with this fermented cacao and your cacao butter. Best chocolate bar ever!

United States United States

Fermented cacao powder

Excellent flavor. Makes a great cup of hot chocolate.


Wildly Organic

Thank you for the review! :) Wildly Organic