Cacao: The Superfood for the Soul that Boosts Productivity and Happiness at Work

by Georgia & Elyse on August 10, 2022

We get it, working a 9-5 can be exhausting with a never ending stream of projects and tasks with tight deadlines. For so long, we’ve relied upon coffee to get us through the working day, but what happens when coffee just isn’t doing the trick anymore? …

Most people who have a 9-5 job can attest to the fact that it's not always easy to stay productive and happy throughout the day. The monotony of the workday sometimes takes its toll, and we can find ourselves feeling drained and unmotivated. However, there is one superfood that can change all of that: ceremonial grade cacao! This amazing bean has been shown to boost productivity and happiness at work, making the day go by much more smoothly. Let’s discover how you can benefit from consuming ceremonial grade cacao for productivity, focus, and overall well-being.

Ceremonial grade cacao is a powerful superfood that has many benefits for those who consume it. For one, it has been shown to boost productivity and focus. If you find yourself struggling to stay on task or feeling scattered throughout the day, try drinking a cup of ceremonial grade cacao - just make it like you would a hot chocolate, and don’t skimp on the cacao; A big heaped tablespoon or a touch more! Cacao will help you feel more clear headed and focused, making it easier to prioritise, maintain focus on the task at hand and get your work done.

In addition to boosting productivity, ceremonial grade cacao is also a wonderful replacement for coffee. If you're someone who relies on caffeine to get through the day, you may want to consider switching to ceremonial grade cacao for its many health benefits. Cacao beans are packed with antioxidants and nutrients that can give you sustained energy throughout the day, without the crash that comes with caffeine.

Ceremonial grade cacao is also known for its ability to boost happiness and overall well-being. If you're feeling stressed or down at work, add a cup of ceremonial grade hot cacao. This will help to improve your mood and reduce stress, making it easier to enjoy your workday. How? Cacao contains "bliss chemicals," and they include serotonin, dopamine, anandamide, and phenylethylamine. You’ll notice after drinking your cup of cacao, you’ll start to feel much happier!

Cacao is rich in nutrients that are essential for focus and productivity. It contains magnesium, which helps to relax the nervous system, and iron, which is essential for energy production. Cacao also contains tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin - the happy hormone!

If you're looking for a way to boost productivity and happiness at work, look no further than ceremonial grade cacao! This superfood is sure to make your workday more enjoyable. We personally think every awesome boss in Australia should add ceremonial grade cacao to their break room!

So how often should you be drinking ceremonial grade cacao to notice the benefits? We recommend drinking it once or twice a week, or every day if you really want to boost your productivity and happiness levels! Try adding 25g of ceremonial grade cacao to your morning smoothie, or make a delicious raw chocolate treat with our recipe below.

Raw Chocolate Recipe


- ¾  cup 100% raw ceremonial grade cacao 

- ¼ cup coconut oil

- ¼ cup honey or maple syrup

- Pinch of salt


Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan over a low heat. Add the cacao powder, honey or maple syrup and salt, and whisk until smooth. Pour the chocolate into moulds or onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper, and place in the fridge to set for 30 minutes. Enjoy!

To shop our wonderful sustainable, vegan, fair trade, wild-grown, GMO and Gluten free Ceremonial Grade cacao from the motherland of cacoa herself, Peru here's our products below!

Organic Peruvian Ceremonial Drinking Cacao | 250g Pre-Chopped
Organic Peruvian Ceremonial Drinking Cacao | 600g Block
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