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Hot chocolate with pure cocoa powder from Madagascar

What's better than a good homemade hot chocolate after a good winter activity. This smooth and creamy drink brings comfort but also full of benefits for our physical and mental health.


Several articles and documentaries indicate that 1 to 2 teaspoons of chocolate powder per day would be beneficial for your health.


Food of the gods for the Aztecs, cocoa has never ceased to fascinate men, who have always attributed therapeutic virtues to it. Today, science confirms the multiple benefits of this magical drink, which protects our health and boosts our morale! (Sources: Deyrolle)


Indeed, the virtues and health benefits of cocoa are numerous. Containing a concentrate of nutrients, cocoa acts favorably on the nervous system. It combats stress, anxiety and fatigue. It helps you get quality sleep and increases concentration.


Cocoa is a rich anti-oxidant that helps fight the effects of aging. Its vitamin E content helps ensure the functioning of vision and eyes.


To learn more about the benefits of cocoa, read our article here

pure cocoa powder from Madagascar
pure cocoa powder from Madagascar

Very rich in magnesium, cocoa contains iron, phosphorus, potassium, fluorine and theobromine, a natural antidepressant.

This cocoa recipe uses cocoa from Madagascar, 100% pure with no other added materials. You can sweeten it or not as you wish. There's nothing worse than hot cocoa that we can't finish because it's too sweet...


Hot chocolate made with pure cocoa powder from Madagascar


Ingredients and execution


We present to you a recipe for a cup of hot chaucolat. But you can adapt it according to the quantity you want!

  • Boil water

  • Pour hot water over 1 tsp of pure cocoa powder

  • Add cow's milk or vegetable milk according to your taste

  • Sweet with brown sugar or any other ingredient such as honey, agave sugar or maple syrup, according to your taste

  • Add whipped cream (whipped cream) or marshmallow to your taste


Serve hot!


Choose your cocoa wisely


Nutritionists agree that unsweetened and pure cocoa should be preferred.


Madagascar's cocoa beans are among the most coveted in the world. They are prized by the greatest master chocolatiers. You should know that Madagascar cocoa is the only one to have the fine cocoa label in Africa.


Madagascar cocoa is grown without fertilizer since it grows wild in nature. Its taste is thus unique and intense. It is round and melts in the mouth. Its bitterness is moderate and reveals citrus flavors with final notes of red fruitiness.


To find out more, read our article on the best cocoa in the world



pure cocoa powder from Madagascar
pure cocoa powder from Madagascar

Where to buy pure cocoa powder from Madagascar in Quebec?


MATANA offers, in Quebec and throughout Canada, pure cocoa powder from Madagascar, 100% natural and authentic. The product is available in the form of beans, nibs or powder. It also sells Malagasy brands such as the famous Chocolat Robert or Menakao in the form of bars or cocoa couverture.



pure cocoa powder from Madagascar
pure cocoa powder from Madagascar

MATANA is a Quebec company that markets products from Madagascar. Its main objective is to make Madagascar known for its endemic and exceptional products. Matana donates part of its profits to improve the living conditions of local (Malagasy) farmers.


Our Malagasy suppliers are sorted on the fly. We work with local companies and producers who share our values: natural products, respectful of the environment and human conditions.


Cocoa feeds around 30,000 farmers in the Sambirano region. MATANA donates part of its profits to improve the living conditions of local (Malagasy) farmers.


By purchasing our products, you support a Quebec company and the Malagasy producers of these products which do you so much good.


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