Our Cocoa powder is Certified Organic . We are so glad that there are health benefits to eating cocoa powder! Ongoing studies indicate that cocoa may benefit your circulatory system and may lower bad cholesterol levels. Our cocoa powder has been used by the National Institutes of Health located in Bethesda, Maryland in their ongoing studies on the health benefits of cocoa. We were very glad to be a part of that..now for some brownies!