Frontier Natural Products - Cocoa Powder Dutch Certified Organic - 1 lb. (453 g) Frontier Natural Products Organic Dutch Cocoa Powder contains non-irradiated cocoa powder that is freshness dated. To ensure fresh flavor that's always pure and natural, Frontier's spices are quality tested and freshness dated. The process of converting cocoa beans into cocoa powder involves cleaning, fermentation, drying, cleaning, breaking, cleaning, alkalizing, roasting, cooling, grinding, pressing, grinding and stabilizing. The powder is then ready to be packaged. Dutch Processed indicates that the cocoa was treated with a mild alkalizing agent (such as baking soda). This process results in a caffeine content of less than 0.1% in the final product. Botanical name: Theobroma caco L. The tropical cacao tree produces this food of the gods. Frontier's fine cocoa is Dutch processed, rich in flavor and color. Frontier's FoodsFrontier's wide selection of baking and cooking ingredients, great-tasting and convenient food and seasoning mixes makes it easy to bring the quality of natural and organic ingredients to you every day. All-natural meals, made easy.In addition to Frontier's large selection of all-natural and organic baking and cooking ingredients, they also offer many great tasting and convenient food and seasoning mixes. Quality you can count on.Using Frontier's in-house and independent labs, they perform rigorous tests on every product they offer to ensure the best flavor, color, aroma, moisture, and violate oil content. Frontier process their products naturally, without the use of radiation or ETO chemical sterilization. You can trust Frontier products to be the freshest, purest and most sustainably produced. Simply put, quality effects taste and efficacy. Frontier Natural Products never produces or markets products that make empty claims or contain questionable ingredients. Once herbs and spices arrive at Frontier, every aspect of their handling is done with quality in mind.