The Cacao Lab Journal

Brittany Anderson
Juneteenth: The True Story of Why and How to Celebrate

Juneteenth: The True Story of Why and How to Celebrate

“Juneteenth has never been a celebration of victory or an acceptance of the way things are. It’s a celebration of progress. It’s an affirmation that despite the most painful parts of our history, change is possible—and there is still so much work to do.” (Barack Obama) July 4th has been American Independence Day since 1776. It’s the day where people don their most celebratory red, white, and blue and gather for picnics, fireworks, and general merriment. Yet, this isn’t independence day for everyone. The African diaspora of north America honors collective freedom on a different day; June 19th. June 19th is...

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Packaging Sustainability: Where We're At

Packaging Sustainability: Where We're At

New packaging for our Elements Blends series is here! Get the update on our sustainability initiatives...

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A Cacao Practice to Activate Your Creativity

A Cacao Practice to Activate Your Creativity

Cacao can become a really powerful tool and partner to deepen our connection with our creative expression. In a world that has become so driven by the mind, plants like Cacao can offer us many physical benefits and experiences to optimize our creative expression. 

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Giving Ourselves a Moment Each Day to Align

Giving Ourselves a Moment Each Day to Align   A daily ritual practice with intention can transform a mundane routine into a sacred experience. Many ancient traditions have used Cacao ritualistically for thousands of years. Ceremonial Cacao, the purest form of chocolate, connects you to the energy of love, gratitude, celebration, and bliss.    Drinking ceremonial Cacao in the mornings can increase energy levels without the crash or jitters that come from drinking coffee or energy drinks. Theobroma (Cacao) contains high levels of magnesium which can assist in relaxing the nervous system and muscles. Its subtle, heart-opening effect allows you...

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