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Anamalai Cacao
Anamalai Cacao
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Anamalai Cacao
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Raspberries ∙ Cream ∙ Caramel ∙ Juicy

"This is simply the best cacao powder I've ever purchased/tasted. As a chocolate lover, and someone who's looking to buy more sustainable/fair market products, I've shopped around quite a bit. I've never found one -- until this one -- that meets my desire for sustainability, flavor, and price."
- Caro B.
"This is simply the best cacao powder I've ever purchased/tasted. As a chocolate lover, and someone who's looking to buy more sustainable/fair market products, I've shopped around quite a bit. I've never found one -- until this one -- that meets my desire for sustainability, flavor, and price."
- Caro B.

  • Winner of the 2022 Good Food Awards, our cacao powder is organically grown by Harish Manoj Kumar and Karthikeyan Palaniswamy on their family farm at the base of the Western Ghats. It's a minimally processed, non-alkalized cacao powder meaning that it's rich in all its naturally occurring nutrients and antioxidants. That super lush chocolatey mouthfeel? Hella cocoa butter, baby! Made from Anamalai Estate’s award winning cacao beans, this is a beautiful showcase of the potential of Indian cacao. The fact that these beans are grown on a single estate means that you’re tasting a true expression of terroir i.e. the soil they were planted in, and the seasons they grew through. The cacao is intercropped with nutmeg and coconut palms, on land that was originally a eucalyptus grove, then a guava orchard, and now a diverse ecosystem where desi cows roam by day, and elephants scratch their backs on the coconut palms by night!
    Cacao pods
  • Size Guide

    Not sure what size you need or how long it’ll last you? Our spice size guide can help!

    227g Bag Cacao

    92 tsp

    3 chocolate birthday cakes

    8 cups of hot cacao

    600g Chef Bag Cacao

    243 tsp

    20 chocolate birthday cakes

    52 cups of hot cocoa

    • Anamalai, Tamil Nadu
      Origin
    • 2020
      Harvest Year
    • Primarily Amelanado with some Criollo and Trinitario
      Seed Variety
    Map of South Asia showing where our Anamalai cacao is harvested (south-west of India in Anamalai, Tamil Nadu).
Winner of the 2022 Good Food Awards, our cacao powder is organically grown by Harish Manoj Kumar and Karthikeyan Palaniswamy on their family farm at the base of the Western Ghats. It's a minimally processed, non-alkalized cacao powder meaning that it's rich in all its naturally occurring nutrients and antioxidants. That super lush chocolatey mouthfeel? Hella cocoa butter, baby! Made from Anamalai Estate’s award winning cacao beans, this is a beautiful showcase of the potential of Indian cacao. The fact that these beans are grown on a single estate means that you’re tasting a true expression of terroir i.e. the soil they were planted in, and the seasons they grew through. The cacao is intercropped with nutmeg and coconut palms, on land that was originally a eucalyptus grove, then a guava orchard, and now a diverse ecosystem where desi cows roam by day, and elephants scratch their backs on the coconut palms by night!
  • Anamalai, Tamil Nadu
    Origin
  • 2020
    Harvest Year
  • Primarily Amelanado with some Criollo and Trinitario
    Seed Variety
Map of South Asia showing where our Anamalai cacao is harvested (south-west of India in Anamalai, Tamil Nadu).

Size Guide

Not sure what size you need or how long it’ll last you? Our spice size guide can help!

227g Bag Cacao

92 tsp

3 chocolate birthday cakes

8 cups of hot cacao

600g Chef Bag Cacao

243 tsp

20 chocolate birthday cakes

52 cups of hot cocoa

Cacao pods

Our Equity Pledge

All prices mentioned are for March 2021 to the best of our knowledge. Diaspora Co. raises its prices to partner farms annually.

Our Equity Pledge

Prices as of Sep 2021

See our lab testing for microbial counts, heavy metals, & pesticide residue here:
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