CHOCOCRU® Extraordinary Flavanol Cocoa is a delicious cocoa. Unlike most standard cocoa powders it is uniquely high in flavanols – maintaining 80% of the flavanols of the cocoa bean. Each 5g teaspoon provides 415mg flavanol antioxidants.
What are Flavonoids?
Flavonoids are a group of plant metabolites thought to provide health benefits through cell signalling pathways and antioxidant effects. These molecules are found in a variety of fruits and vegetables.
CHOCOCRU® EXTRAORDINARY FLAVANOL COCOA
The Original High Flavanol Cocoa
A few things that cocoa is great at
Cocoa flavanols are considered to be the most powerful antioxidants in existence, with wide ranging benefits. Already there have been impressive and interesting studies indicating the beneficial capacity of flavanol rich cocoa. This has directed the way for ongoing research, fuelled by encouraging results in the fields of cognition, cardiovascular and skin health.
Three thousand years ago
The Mayans believed cacao was a “gift from the gods” and used it to promote wellness. The Maya even honored a Cacao God, celebrating the beans’ powerful transformation of mind and body.
A new study reveals the mood lifting and antidepressant effects of cocoa. Dietary cocoa flavanols naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults.
High Flavanol Cocoa and Chocolate significantly improves skin elasticity. Recent study provides these evidences.
4 November 2008 – Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. High Flavanol Cocoa helps to maintain healthy blood pressure.
CHOCOCRU® Extraordinary Flavanol Cocoa contains a guaranteed minimum level of 415mg powerful flavanols per 5g teaspoon.
These levels make CHOCOCRU® one of the richest, functional sources of flavanols in the world, far exceeding the flavanols found in either standard or raw cocoa.
CHOCOCRU® cocoa is reduced in fat. It contains only 11% cocoa butter, compared to an average 24% cocoa butter found typically in standard cocoa or raw cocoa.
CHOCOCRU® cocoa is NON-ALKALISED. This means that the chemical processing typical of standard cocoa powders does not take place.
CHOCOCRU® cocoa contains only 0.7g carbohydrate and a trace 0.02g of sugars per teaspoon.
CHOCOCRU® cocoa contains only 13 calories per 5g teaspoon making this the ideal for those wishing to monitor their calorie intake.
Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:
I am pleased to say, Chococru is an excellent product for both nutritional benefits and culinary delights. The high flavanol concentration and intense flavor also make it a sensible budgetary choice -whether counting calories or pennies. I got interested after reading scientific research on the health benefits of cocoa flavanols …
I’m using Chococru products for two months now. For me it was a blast because I have a 8 hours standing job and practicing martial arts also. I started with the cocoa first and after two days I realised that I’m more focussed and I didn’t feel the need for 2-3 coffees a day. Two weeks ago I added also chococru nibs in my diet …