Cacao Crudo is a project which arose from our deep passion for high quality food, research, ethics and for a short/direct supply chain. Our first inspiration: after having tasted almost all the raw chocolate produced in the world, we started in 2010 to experiment with recipes, ingredients, cocoa varieties, and to establish direct contacts with the producers.
Our starting point: the raw and gourmet chocolate. It debuted at Sana di Bologna in 2014 and won the prize as the most innovative food product of the year.
The results of our first experiments, and the enthusiastic responses of our tasters made it clear to us that we were on the right track. Today, we are proud to present to you all, the entire range of products that we have with us.
Cacao Crudo is a new way to produce and savour chocolate. To preserve the precious qualities of the cacao and the other ingredients we are constantly seeking new production methods and new ways to enjoy it. Cacao Crudo is the supply chain we want!!
Cacao Crudo is the first manufacturer of raw chocolate in Italy. We use the high-quality cacao Criollo variety directly from our supply chain which originates in the Peruvian Amazon. Such cacao is naturally fruity, floral and creamy. In order to preserve his precious organoleptic qualities and nutrients, we never process it at temperatures above 45 ° C.
The fermentation of cocoa beans is made for a shorter time compared to the normal process, and through the use of techniques and containers that allow temperature control. The classic roasting process is substituted by a slow process of desiccation in protected environments. Cold cacao beans sanitation follows. In this way we bring to your palate a rich, safe and real chocolate, with clean and full organoleptic identities, extraordinary in their own way.
Starting from non-roasted cacao beans, we produce chocolate bars in different sizes and flavors, delicious pralines, spreadable creams always made with non-roasted and whole nuts, stuffed dried fruits covered in chocolate, fruit bars, the cake PanCrudo, some exquisite Torrone sweet and Easter egs. All of our recipes result from a close exchange of views with chefs and nutritionists. Our project was born from an ethical and sustainable vision of food with the aim of offering a product that is at the same time very tasty and healthy.
CACAO CRUDO is a nourishing pleasure
CACAO CRUDO products are always:
-NO REFINED SUGARS
-NO ARTIFICIAL AROMAS
-NO PALM OIL/REFINED VEGETAL FATS
-SHORT SUPPLY CHAIN
-SUPPORT TO SMALL/MEDIUM PRODUCERS
-(AGRO-) BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION
-ONLY ENERGY FROM SUN, WATER AND WIND
Sweetened with coconut flowers sap, low glycemic index (GI 35).