Cocoa Beans
Ceylon (Sri Lankan) Cocoa Beans
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Cocoa is the dried seed of the Cacao tree and is most famous for its part in the manufacture of Chocolate, Cocoa butter and various other delicious dishes and beverages. In addition to its great taste, it has many medicinal benefits such positive cardiovascular effects and may have three times as many antioxidants as green tea.

Unlike powdered or ground Cocoa beans, which quickly lose flavour and nutrients, Dru Era Cocoa beans are offered in its whole form to retain every aspect of the beans flavour and nutrients for as long as possible.

Origin
Dru Era Cocoa beans originate directly from the gardens of the central hills of Sri Lanka, handpicked to provide only the very finest beans. Dru Era 100% natural Cocoa beans are cultivated free of any pesticides or weedicides to produce the healthiest beans of the highest quality.

Uses
Cocoa beans are used for a variety of purposes, the main being the production of chocolate. However the beans are also used to create Cocoa Butter and the popular winter drink, Hot Chocolate. The Cocoa Bean is also used in a variety of other dishes as a spice or a garnish.

Health Benefits
Cocoa beans have been proved to contain many health benefits such as cardiovascular health promotion. According to recent studies, the cocoa bean has been proven to posses twice as many antioxidants as red wine and thrice as many antioxidants as green tree.

Storage and equivalent
Store the Cocoa beans in a cool, dry place (preferably in an air tight jar) and avoid exposure to direct sunlight or moisture.