The history of the cacao tree is deep and even reaches past when cacao was used as currency in ancient south america, however cacao is used today to make B² Bars, among other things. B² Bars uses organic cacao powder for the great flavor that is very much like a sweet and bitter dark chocolate; As a matter of fact, cacao powder is basically about as dark as it gets when it comes to chocolate. Raw cacao powder contains more than 300 different chemical compounds and nearly four times the antioxidant power of your average dark chocolate – more than 20 times than that of blueberries. Protein, calcium, carotene, essential fatty acids and other vitamins and minerals are also present in this deliciously powder. When mixed with the dates and nuts the result is a fantastic bittersweet snack!