Frequently Asked Questions
“Cacao” is the bean that comes from the cacao tree, which is known by the scientific name of Theobroma cacao. “Cocoa” is what the bean is called after it has been processed. But most people today use the words intertwine.
Cacao beans are covered with a thin layer of white pulp. People and animals used only to eat the pulp. It was said to taste like lychee.
Cocoa powder initially starts as a bean. To make baking cocoa, the bean (or nib) is compressed at high pressures and fat is squeezed out of the bean, which is called the cocoa butter. The powder that remains is the cocoa powder.
Cacao nibs are simply cacao beans that have been chopped up into digestible pieces, much like chocolate chips without the added sugars and fats. Cacao nibs contain all of the fiber, fat, and nutrients that the cacao bean does. Cacao nibs are the raw ingredients of chocolate.
The nutrients found in cacao product have been linked to some health benefits and has been known to:
1) Lower blood pressure & improve circulation
Flavanols, theobromine, and other components found in cacao may lower blood pressure and enhance circulation by promoting dilation, strength, and health of blood vessels
2) Promotes cardiovascular function & health
The antioxidant power of flavonoids and essential minerals and vitamins found in cacao can support healthy heart functioning by lowering blood pressure, improving blood flow, lowering LDL cholesterol, and reducing plaque buildup on artery walls.
Yes! We ship wherever international express couriers reach. After you place an order, and before payment, we will send you an e-mail with the shipping costs based on your location and the products you desire. Please be advised that international shipping usually costs a minimum of two to three nationally and five to seven days wordwide, so it makes sense to order many products at a time.
Vision Integrel products are made from cocoa beans (“cacao”) from its land in Cameroon.
After payment is made, you can usually expect to receive your package within 5 working days nationally and 7 working days internationally.
Once you’ve completed your order, we’ll send an order confirmation mail to your account email address.
If you don’t receive the mail, check your spam folder and also your promotions folder, if you are using Gmail. Customer Service will be happy to help if you have any further queries.