How to Make a Cup of Our Cacao

10-20g for a gentle introductory dose 

20-30g for a creative dose 

30-40g for a ceremonial dose


Measure out your preferred dosage with 100-200ml (enough to fill your favourite cup!) of water or plant mylk (we suggest coconut, oat or almond)


Add to a small saucepan and gently heat, add your preferred sweetener to taste (we suggest honey or maple syrup), you can even add some cinnamon or cayenne pepper for a spicy kick.


Blend for best consistency. Pour and enjoy!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I use Zea Collective Ceremonial Grade Cacao?

Our delicious Cacao can be used to make traditional cacao drinks (hot or cold), hot chocolate, smoothies, desserts, and more. See our recipe page for full instructions on how to make the perfect cup of cacao.

2. Is Zea Collective Ceremonial Grade Cacao ethically sourced?

Yes, we are highly committed to ethically sourcing our products. We have partnered directly with a farm in Peru, that pride themselves on their process based on their 3 core pillars and principles – Fair, Sustainability and Health. Their direct native farming approach helps increase their economical-social impact in the regions and improves high quality, production standards.

3. What are the health benefits of Ceremonial Grade Cacao?

  1. A plant based superfood full of iron and magnesium
  2. Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Vegan Friendly
  3. Sustained energy throughout the day
  4. Zero caffeine – high in theobromine
  5. 40x more antioxidants than blueberries
  6. Natural mood booster
  7. Zero additives, preservatives and artificial flavours

4. How should I store Zea Collective Ceremonial Grade Cacao?

Store your Cacao in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep it tightly sealed to maintain freshness and flavour.

5. How to use Cacao in Ceremony?

Our cacao is perfect for ceremonial use, as it comes from the direct source of ancient tradition. Its rich flavour and spiritual significance make it a perfect choice for rituals, meditation, and mindfulness practices.

6. What is the difference between Zea Cacao and regular hot chocolate?

The main differences between Zea Collective Ceremonial Grade Cacao and hot chocolate are in their ingredients, processing, and intended use:
Zea Collective Ceremonial Grade Cacao is made from pure, minimally
processed cacao beans, with no added sugar or dairy to help preserve its natural flavours and nutritional benefits.

Hot Chocolate typically contains cocoa powder or chocolate bars mixed with sugar, milk, or cream.