Yes, children can have superfoods. We recommend you start with a small amount to see what works for your child and build up from there.
The colour of the maca root skin is what differentiates them, as the actual flesh is very similar in colour. The black maca is slightly smoother in taste. Along with the usual benefits of maca, the black maca offers the additional benefits of improved memory, concentration and focus, as well as, increased fertility in men.
There has been research on black maca showing more effectiveness for male fertility. The yellow maca improves thyroid function, which is a concern that more women have.
Cacao is prone to bacterial and fungal contamination and, as far as we are aware, there are only 2 suppliers in the world that process micro-clean, truly raw cacao. For credible science on cacao please have a look through the links on this page.
Our raw cacao is tested and shown to have acceptable amounts of these elements as specified by the FDA.
Our packaging is 100% compostable! Watch this 2 minute video on how it breaks down in compost. Our boxes are fully recyclable and biodegradable including the ink. The inner sleeve is not recyclable, but is totally biodegradable and even earthworm-friendly. And, you can trust what's inside the packaging. We have gone to great lengths to make sure that what we put in the box is what we would be happy to eat too. We have met with the farmers, scrutinised the certification, worked out the transport so that the nutrition is still intact after the journey, and do independent testing so that what lands on your table is exactly what it says on the box.
Our boxes are fully recyclable and compostable, including the ink. The inner sleeve is not recyclable, but is totally biodegradable and even earthworm-friendly. Watch this 2 minute video on how it breaks down in compost.
Cacao butter is mostly made up of Stearic Acid (24 – 37%), a saturated fat associated with lowered LDL cholesterol levels and is considered a healthier saturated fat. It is also made up of other beneficial fats.