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I have only had 3 so far but each has a different energy. All are really great, definitely better than what I’ve ordered from other sources. Powerful, beautiful medicine. I am grateful!

Great Combination Package

The cacao is great as usual. Thank you

Combo Pack: 5 Varieties of 100% Pure Ceremonial Cacao Paste

This Combo Pack features all five of the artisanal cacao varieties that we source from Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, with FREE U.S. SHIPPING! (International orders and orders combining this with other items get discounted shipping.)

Ruk’u’x Ulew (”Heart of the Earth”) cacao is grown at an indigenous family farm in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Once harvested, the cacao is sent to Lake Atitlán, where a women’s collective carefully selects the best beans and roasts them over a wood fire. The result is a delicious artisanal cacao with a smooth, toasted, traditionally chocolate flavor.

Tz'utujil: Grown near the Pacific Coast and prepared by Nana Marina and the Cruz family at Lake Atitlán, this rare cacao (pronounced “Tsoo-too-heel”) has a flavor profile that is clear, smokey, and earthy, with notes of coffee. The Cruz family prepares it in the ancestral tradition before weaving it into their ceremonies today.

Lavalove: From the land of volcanoes, Lavalove cacao is a blend sourced from small farms on the Pacific Coast of Guatemala, and selected, roasted, and peeled by hand. This cacao has a floral aroma, a light mouthfeel, and a subtle nutty aftertaste. 

Ullulawl: This cacao originates near the mouth of the Lanquin River in Alta Verapaz. Stewarded by the Q'eqchi people, the beans are fermented and dried by a cooperative that unites isolated farmers, and prepared into paste by the Cacao Source women's collective at Lake Atitlan. The flavor profile is balanced, sweet, and nutty.

Springs: Tucked deep in the rainforests along the Pacific Coastal front lies ancient groves where this cacao grows among freshwater springs, coffee plantations, and diverse fruit forests. This cacao is very rich, smooth, pleasantly bitter, and has a hint of coffee flavor. It's prepared into paste by the Cacao Source women's collective at Lake Atitlan.

Our labels and branding are approved by the producers, and we have their consent to share the cacao for the betterment of humanity.

Cacao has been celebrated as “Food of the Gods” in Central and South America since ancient times, long before the chocolate industry altered the original treasure.

Every purchase of this cacao supports Mayan indigenous people through ethical direct trade, and helps them preserve their spiritual traditions and values. For more info about us and our partners, visit

To make a drink of luscious ceremonial cacao, finely chop the cacao paste. Measure 2 tbsp per 8 oz of hot water (steaming but not boiling). Stir together until cacao is fully melted. Enjoy! Optional: Add a dash of cayenne pepper and natural sweetener to taste.

Cacao can also be added to smoothies, oatmeal, ice cream, and other foods. Experiment with making your own chocolates or bliss balls!


Product of Guatemala

Ingredients: Pure cacao paste (Theobroma cacao)

Storage info: Keep in a cool, dry, dark place. Refrigeration not required.

*NOTE: Packaging may differ slightly from the photos here.

*Some melting of cacao paste may occur during shipping. This isn’t a problem in terms of the quality of the cacao, but the shape may be different than pictured.

*Color and pattern variation is natural for pure cacao. Smooth white areas are most likely the natural cacao butter. Reach out if you have any questions.

*Please allow up to 7 business days from the time you place your order until you need your cacao to arrive. Thanks for understanding that we cannot process expedited orders at this time.

Collections: Cacao, Online Shop, Packaged Foods

Type: Cacao