Dark Cacao and Kakadu Plum Native Whey Protein Isolate

Cacao & Kakadu Plum WPI

The everyday Australian superfood blend
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$52.49

Nourish your body naturally with this unique blend of native whey protein isolate to promote muscle synthesis and give you energy, organic vitamin C to boost your immunity, organic maca to balance hormones and organic chia seeds to help regulate digestion.

Ingredients: Native whey protein isolate, organic raw cacao powder, organic maca powder, organic chia seeds, wild-harvested kakadu plum (gubinge), organic stevia extract, non-GMO soy lecithin (0.1% for mixing)

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The most unique Australian superfood blend.

Why is the Cacao & Kakadu Plum WPI a cut above the rest?

Our grass-fed whey protein isolate blends are ultra-filtered from French skimmed milk and retain the highest possible nutrient density of any protein powder.

  • 100% natural, free of anything artificial or nasty
  • Bursting with antioxidants
  • Premium native whey protein isolate (WPI) from grass-fed cows
  • Natural anti-inflammatory properties
  • 195mg of organic vitamin C per serve
  • Optimal omega 3:6 ratio
  • Adaptogens and mood enhancing phytonutrients
  • Gluten and sugar free
  • Low lactose
Gluten Free
Grass Fed
Non-GMO
Sugar Free

Improving your recovery time

Protein intake is vital after exercise, as it assists the repair of exercise-induced damage to muscle fibres. It facilitates the replenishment of depleted energy stores and contains the amino acids needed for your body to recover and perform optimally.

Weight management

Protein helps to boost metabolism and prevent body fat storage in conjunction with an active lifestyle. Blending up a serve of our WPI with dairy/nut milk with some frozen fruit is a delicious healthy breakfast or lunch which will keep you nutritionally satisfied until your next meal.

Immunity and wellness

Protein is essential for a healthy working immune system. It is a major energy source and it is responsible for everything from building tissues, boosting immunity, and making your hair and nails strong and shiny.

Only real ingredients, nothing artificial.

The Ingredients

The few and powerful active superfood ingredients

Bare Blends have sourced the finest organic superfoods from Kakadu, the Andean ranges, to the dairy fields of France to create the world's most unique superfood blend.

native whey protein isolate

Native Whey Protein Isolate

Boost lean muscle and recovery

Native whey protein isolate (WPI) is a high-protein filtered milk product containing very little fats, lactose or carbohydrates. Our unique whey protein isolate is processed directly from milk and is NOT a by-product of the cheese industry. This means our whey undergoes vastly less acidification and pasteurisation than others, resulting in a superior amino acid profile.

organic cacao pods

Peruvian Raw Organic Cacao

The antioxidant superfood

The premium Australian Certified Organic raw cacao powder used in our natural whey protein blends is of the heirloom variety, Criollo, grown in Peru. It is a rich source of magnesium and sulfur which helps to promote relaxation and hair, skin, nail, and heart health.

organic maca root

Organic Peruvian Maca Powder

Powerful adaptogen, strength and performance

Bare Blends' maca root is an Australian Certified Organic maca powder from a grower association of the Pumpush people in Junin, Peru. Ours is a high-altitude maca powder grown at over four thousand meters by farmers with ancestral knowledge of the plant and its cultivation. It is well known for improving libido and sexual function, as well as stamina, strength, and endurance.

kakadu plum

Kakadu Plum (Gubinge)

Wild harvested Australian superfood

Kakadu plum, or gubinge, is a bush plum found in Kakadu and the Kimberley. Our Kakadu plum is wild harvested by the indigenous people who are bringing the community back to the ancestral ways. Kakadu Plum is naturally high in vitamin C, and is anti-carcinogenic.

organic chia seeds

Organic Chia Seeds

Energy, omega-3 and satiety

Chia seeds have been a staple for native American people as early as 3500 BC. The seeds were used by the Aztec and Mayan messengers and warriors as a super energy food. Chia seeds form a ‘gel’ in the stomach which leads to slow digestion and sustained balance of sugar levels, which can be helpful in preventing or controlling diabetes. It has beneficial anti-inflammatory and anti-allergy effects.

organic stevia leaf

Organic Stevia Extract

Zero calorie sweetener

Natural plant sweetness. High-quality pure organic stevia provides just the right touch of sweetness without contributing unnecessary sugars to your waistline. Stevia is low GI and also has the added advantage of not feeding plaque on your teeth like sugar does.

Wild harvested Kakadu plum, maca and cacao combined in one energy boosting blend.

Shake / Blend / Create

Ultimately versatile

The Cacao & Kakadu Plum WPI is extremely handy for a quick, nutrient-dense breakfast smoothie, post exercise shake, or in raw treats.

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Shake

Simply shake with your choice of liquid. Our favourite is shaken in our housemade almond milk

Blend

Add one serving to your favourite smoothie recipe to boost the protein and antioxidant content.

Create

Create nourishing and nutritious treats by adding this blend to your favourite recipes.

Nutritional Information

Suggested use

Mix with at least 250ml of water or your choice of milk.

Serving size: 3 tbsp (30g)
Ingredients: Native whey protein isolate, organic raw cacao powder, organic maca powder, organic chia seeds, wild-harvested kakadu plum (gubinge), organic stevia extract, non-GMO soy lecithin (0.1% for mixing)
30g 100g
Energy (kJ) 477.62 1592.1
Calories 114 379
Protein (g) 19.75 65.8
Fat, Total(g) 1.71 5.7
- Saturated (g) 0.42 1.4
Omega 3 ALA(mg) 600 2000
Omega 6 LA(mg) 180 600
Carbohydrate (g) 4.36 14.5
- Sugars (g) 0.79 2.6
Dietary Fibre (g) 2.11 7
Phosphorus (mg) 105.08 350.3
Magnesium (mg) 56.21 187.4
Calcium (mg) 85.19 284
Iron (mg) 0.36 1.2
Sodium (mg) 25.3 84.3
Vitamin C (mg) 195 650

Frequently Asked Questions

Native Whey Protein Isolate

Bare Blends Native WPI blends contains almost no lactose, and is suitable for lactose intolerant people. The NZ WPC contains significantly more lactose, and is not as suitable for those with intolerances.

Bare Blends were the first to offer a "native" whey protein isolate to the Australian market. It has not been through the cheese-making process, meaning that it has only been pasteurized once, and is not as processed. As a result it has a superior amino acid and protein faction profile, meaning quicker recovery and better immunity.


General

The best method of storage is in a cool, dry location closed. Refrigeration should only be used when room temperature exceeds 27 degrees Celsius

Bare Blends' whey protein products have an 18 month shelf life from date of manufacture. The expiration date is clearly listed on the package.

Our serving sizes are an estimate for the average person, however, each individual will have different requirement for their optimal protein consumption. You may wish to experiment with the serving size until you find a quantity that suits you.

  • For people consuming whey for weight management, consume 20-30g per serving
  • For athletes aiming to increase lean muscle mass, or participating in strenuous exercise, consume 35g or more.

No, absolutely not. Whey protein has long been the protein of choice for athletes and body builders because it is the most easily absorbed, purest source of complete protein available. But this is important for everyone, not just athletes and body builders, and can be incorporated to almost any diet to support a healthy lifestyle!

Yes! Blend Bare Blends with some fruit and a highly nutritious milk like a nut or oat milk and you have yourself a meal replacement. Keep in mind that a well balanced diet of wholefoods and fresh greens is still needed for optimal health.


Ingredients

Organic produce is grown free of artificial fertilisers and pesticides, it nurtures our planet’s soil and promotes beautiful, diverse flora and fauna. On average organic produce contains more vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients than conventionally farmed produce and no nitrates. In the current situation of our planet, it is now more important than ever to eat sustainable organic produce.

While not certified organic, our whey has all the advantages of 100% natural pastures. The milk for our whey proteins is derived from cows that are grass-fed and graze year-round on natural pastures. It is GMO-free, hormone-treatment-free, pesticide -free and undergoes minimal processing.

Due to regulation, all commercial powdered dairy products are legally required to undergo heat pasteurisation in order to be sold. The whey used in our products is minimally processed using low heat resulting in the full range of biologically active protein components to be maintained in their native forms, particularly in our Native WPI which is filtered directly from milk (meaning only one pasteurization compared to 2 or 3 for usual processes), unlike the typical cheese byproduct used.

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