Authentic CACAO Pura Muba
Authors: Julia Heinelt & Jan Stahl Benavent
He who is looking for authentic quality cocoa without artificial additives has found the perfect place. The idea for Cacao Puro Muba Uvita came from Mrs. Sylvia Beita. She is indigenous of the Cabécar tribe of Ujarrás. As a child, she learned from her grandmother how to get the best out of cocoa. For five years now, she and her husband Enrique have created artisan products from cocoa beans.
The beans are pressed with a homemade machine powered by a boat engine. With this device, the liquid components are separated from the hard ones. Sylvia’s brother, Don Aquilino, extracts the oil from the dried beans in a manual process. The liquid collects in a bucket. It is left in the sun for three days. During this time, the cocoa butter separates and settles on the surface over the black cocoa paste. This paste is used for the production of sweets and desserts.
Cacao butter is highly recommended for skin care. It regenerates and nourishes it with natural fats, and its vitamins and antioxidants leave the skin looking healthy and clean. It is delightful because it smells good, absorbs quickly, and does not leave a fat layer. A good option is also to add it to the water when you take a hot bath.
Many people don’t know how many benefits pure cocoa has. It is perfect for the brain. Its flavonoids play a neuroprotective role, as they improve memory functions and learning capacity. The substances epicatechin and catechin have been shown to have beneficial effects in the prevention of Alzheimer’s. It is also very good at preventing and curing diabetes, blood pressure, obesity, and cardiovascular health. The recommended daily consumption of cocoa is 7 to 20 grams.
You can eat the freshly roasted cocoa beans. A very delicious invention of Enrique and Sylvia are the caramelized and ginger cocoa beans. Among so much variety, of course, they also offer freshly ground cocoa powder. What a rich aroma!
Such an excellent and natural cocoa is only available here!
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