Passionate partners in cocoa, Craig & Sophie, are fascinated by the depth and diversity of the cocoa world. They are all about the flavour, and believe that fine cocoa is as complex as fine wine and great coffee.

The Grounded Pleasures range reflects this passion. Grounded Pleasures are totally committed to using quality products which showcase the world’s greatest cocoa growing terroir. They process their beans naturally and minimally with care, in order to reveal their best qualities.

Grounded Pleasures is a family-owned business located in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

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Original Drinking Chocolate 200g

$11.95
The Original Drinking Chocolate (African Red) is one of the most pure and sumptuous chocolate experiences you can find. It is sourced from the best cocoa growing regions. It exhibits all the hallmarks of superb Forester cocoa beans and a hit of Trinatario coca beans, with delightfully high fruity notes. The Original Drinking Chocolate (African Red) is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience.
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Marshmallows 140g

$10.95
The divine joy of tasting the sweet, velvety and luscious texture of a melting marshmallow immersed in hot chocolate cannot be surpassed. Hot chocolate and marshmallows are a perfect match and we gladly concede that it is hard to have one without the other. These exquisite marshmallows are made in the town of Ballarat in regional Victoria, Australia. They are gluten free, preservative free and dairy free with natural colours and flavours. Each box contains two flavours, vanilla bean and raspberry. Good enough to devour by themselves or toast over the campfire..... but we just love melting them in our hot chocolate!
Seven Spice Sri Lankan Chai 200g-0
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Seven Spice Sri Lankan Chai 200g

$12.95
Grounded Pleasures Seven Spice Chai is a unique product of seven freshly ground spices, sourced directly from some of the world’s finest spice farms. The spices are blended with an organic, unrefined jaggery sugar (evaporated sugar cane juice) and a natural Sri Lankan tea extract. This balance of spices ensures that the flavours are not too gingery. This chai has been created to have a flavour as close as possible to what a chai street wallah would serve in India or Sri Lanka.
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Vanilla Bean Drinking Chocolate 200g

$13.95

The Vanilla Bean Drinking Chocolate is unique. Ethically grown, moist, plump and incredibly aromatic Papua New Guinea vanilla beans in each pack. They infuse with our fine Original cocoa, steeping a fantastic flavour throughout. Vanilla acts like nature’s flavour enhancer, brightening and intensifying the chocolate experience.

The Vanilla Bean Drinking Chocolate is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience.

The quality cocoa beans together with a minimum of processing, means it has very high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids. These are the great “health giving” properties of fine chocolate.

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Seven Spice Sri Lankan Chai 1kg

$49.00
Grounded Pleasures Seven Spice Chai is a unique product of seven freshly ground spices, sourced directly from some of the world’s finest spice farms. The spices are blended with an organic, unrefined jaggery sugar (evaporated sugar cane juice) and a natural Sri Lankan tea extract. This balance of spices ensures that the flavours are not too gingery. This chai has been created to have a flavour as close as possible to what a chai street wallah would serve in India or Sri Lanka.
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Cinnamon Spice Drinking Chocolate 200g

$11.95

The Cinnamon Spice Drinking Chocolate is made in a northern European style. We subtly blend our fine Original cocoa with freshly cold ground cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cardamon. These work incredibly well together to add zest and spice to the cup.

Our Cinnamon Spice Drinking Chocolate is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience.

The quality cocoa beans together with a minimum of processing, means it has very high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids. These are the great “health giving” properties of fine chocolate. Good cocoa is complex (like good wine and coffee).

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Organic Vanilla Beans

$9.95

These Organic Vanilla Beans are proudly sourced directly from farmer co-ops on the upper reaches of the mighty Fly River in Western Papua New Guinea, one of the finest vanilla growing regions in the world.

Plump and ripe, full of fantastic flavour and aroma, the beans are naturally high in Vanillin. They are perfect for baking, ice cream and other desserts. Each tube contains three organic vanilla beans.

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Sicilian Orange Drinking Chocolate 200g

$11.95
The Sicilian Orange Drinking Chocolate is a delightful classic chocolate-orange pairing. We subtly blend our fine Original cocoa with just a hint of sublime, naturally extracted Sicilian orange oil. These work in concert to lift the taste to a higher level in harmony and freshness. The Sicilian Orange Drinking Chocolate is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience. The quality cocoa beans together with a minimum of processing, means it has very high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids. These are the great “health giving” properties of fine chocolate.
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Peruvian Drinking Chocolate 200g

$12.95

The Exquisite taste of this organically grown Peruvian drinking chocolate reflects the strengths of some of the worlds best cocoa growing terroir. It exhibits unique tantalising notes of orange and red berries with hints of caramel. This is finished off with a delightful smooth chocolate-orange combination.

This complex drinking chocolate is adored by true chocolate connoisseurs.

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French Mint Drinking Chocolate 200g

$11.95

The French Mint Drinking Chocolate is a delightful classic chocolate-mint pairing. We subtly blend our fine Original cocoa with fresh extracted peppermint oil from a French master. The exquisitely complex, lovely high notes of peppermint marry harmoniously with the deep-toned cocoa.

The French Mint Drinking Chocolate is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience.

The quality cocoa beans together with a minimum of processing, means it has very high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids. These are the great “health giving” properties of fine chocolate.

Tanzania Drinking Chocolate 200g-0
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Tanzania Drinking Chocolate 200g

$12.95

This Tanzania Single Origin Series is for people who desire an intense cocoa experience. It is smooth, complex and nuanced, without bitterness. Sourced from great cocoa growing terroirs, it has incredible depth and diversity in its chocolate flavour profile.

The exquisite taste of this co-op grown Tanzanian drinking chocolate reflects the strengths of some of the world’s best cocoa growing terroir. It exhibits an intense butterscotch richness with delightful caramel hazelnut followed up by deep toned red fruit with sublime smoothness. This complex drinking chocolate is adored by true chocolate connoisseurs.

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Noir Dark Drinking Chocolate 1kg

$33.00

Grounded Pleasures Noir Drinking Chocolate is for people who desire an intense cocoa experience. It is smooth, complex and nuanced, without bitterness. Sourced from great cocoa growing terroirs, it has incredible depth and diversity in its chocolate flavour profile.

Grounded Pleasures Marshmallows 700g
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Marshmallows 700g

$29.00
The divine joy of tasting the sweet, velvety and luscious texture of a melting marshmallow immersed in hot chocolate cannot be surpassed. Hot chocolate and marshmallows are a perfect match and we gladly concede that it is hard to have one without the other Our marshmallows are proudly made in the town of Ballaarat, here in regional Victoria, Australia. They are gluten free, preservative free and dairy free with natural colours and flavours. Each box contains two flavours, vanilla bean and raspberry. Good enough to devour by themselves or toast over the campfire..... but we just love melting them in our hot chocolate!
Noir Dark Drinking Chocolate 200g-0
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Noir Dark Drinking Chocolate 200g

$12.95

Grounded Pleasures Noir Drinking Chocolate is for people who desire an intense cocoa experience. It is smooth, complex and nuanced, without bitterness. Sourced from great cocoa growing terroirs, it has incredible depth and diversity in its chocolate flavour profile.

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Real White Drinking Chocolate 200g

$12.95

An Australian first, a Real White Drinking Chocolate that is a fine powdered white chocolate bar. Uniquely, this contains 20% Ghanian cocoa butter. This is the only drinking chocolate to contain real cocoa butter, which is what gives the white chocolate its flavour and amazing texture. Ethically sourced Papua New Guinean vanilla has been added to make for a truly sumptuous cup of Real White Drinking Chocolate.

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Organic Panela 1kg

$15.00

The ultimate 100% Organic Panela sugar. High grown, delicious dried sugar cane juice. This sugar retains all its great flavours, molasses and beneficial nutrients and minerals. The Organic Panela is not only a delicious natural sweetener for coffee, but also great for cooking and baking.

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Straight Up Cocoa 150g

$13.95

Straight Up Cocoa is a true reflection of the highest quality cocoa beans from great terroir. The cocoa is minimally processed, retaining all the delicious intensity and complexity. It has a rich, smooth and delicious chocolate texture.

The decadent cocoa gives you freedom to choose – add panela or sweetener, or drink straight up.

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Pink Salt Caramel Drinking Chocolate 200g

$12.95

Many chefs live by the rule that salt makes everything taste better. Grounded Pleasures have taken their lovely bold and exquisite cocoa, added a naturally caramelly unrefined organic panela cane sugar and seasoned it with pink lake salt. It is smooth and utterly delicious.

The Dimboola Pink Lake salt is strikingly pink. Fed by an ancient aquifer, its unique blend of minerals gives it a wonderful well-rounded complex flavour. This makes it just the thing to add to the Pink Salt Caramel Drinking Chocolate to perfectly balance all the wonderful ingredients.

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Organic Raw Cacao Nibs 200g

$12.95

These Organic Raw Cacao Nibs are sourced from Ecuador, where growers produce some of the world’s finest cocoa. We are privileged to bring you some rare heirloom ‘National Cacao’, which has lovely fruity notes and unique smoothness. These characteristics are even more remarkable, given that they are raw, unroasted cacao beans. These flavoursome Organic Raw Cacao Nibs retain all their health benefits and are utterly delicious.

Organic Raw Cacao Nibs can be used in any recipe as a decadent healthy alternative to chocolate chips or added to many desserts. Great to use in smoothies, on top of your breakfast, or just eat them by themselves as a delicious and wholesome chocolate hit.

Chilli Infused Drinking Chocolate 200g-0
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Chilli Infused Drinking Chocolate 200g

$11.95

The Chilli Infused Drinking Chocolate is influenced by a traditional Mexican drink. Grounded Pleasures subtly blend Their fine Original cocoa with a hint of dried chilli. The chilli adds a delicious complex note of slight heat in the deep smooth cocoa notes.

The Chilli Infused Drinking Chocolate is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience.

The quality cocoa beans together with a minimum of processing, means it has very high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids. These are the great “health giving” properties of fine chocolate. Good cocoa is complex (like good wine and coffee).

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Original Drinking Chocolate 1kg

$33.00
The Original Drinking Chocolate (African Red) is one of the most pure and sumptuous chocolate experiences you can find. It is sourced from the best cocoa growing regions. It exhibits all the hallmarks of superb Forester cocoa beans and a hit of Trinatario coca beans, with delightfully high fruity notes. The Original Drinking Chocolate (African Red) is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience.
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Grounded Pleasures

Peruvian Drinking Chocolate 1kg

$35.00

The Exquisite taste of this organically grown Peruvian drinking chocolate reflects the strengths of some of the worlds best cocoa growing terroir. It exhibits unique tantalising notes of orange and red berries with hints of caramel. This is finished off with a delightful smooth chocolate-orange combination.

This complex drinking chocolate is adored by true chocolate connoisseurs.

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Grounded Pleasures

Real White Drinking Chocolate 1kg

$33.00
An Australian first, a Real White Drinking Chocolate that is a fine powdered white chocolate bar. Uniquely, this contains 20% Ghanian cocoa butter. This is the only drinking chocolate to contain real cocoa butter, which is what gives the white chocolate its flavour and amazing texture. Ethically sourced Papua New Guinean vanilla has been added to make for a truly sumptuous cup of Real White Drinking Chocolate.
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Sicilian Orange Drinking Chocolate 1kg

$33.00
The Sicilian Orange Drinking Chocolate is a delightful classic chocolate-orange pairing. We subtly blend our fine Original cocoa with just a hint of sublime, naturally extracted Sicilian orange oil. These work in concert to lift the taste to a higher level in harmony and freshness. The Sicilian Orange Drinking Chocolate is made using most of the cocoa bean. The high cocoa butter content gives the cocoa a remarkable textural mouth feel when it blends with hot milk. This creates an incredibly sumptuous and invigorating hot chocolate experience. The quality cocoa beans together with a minimum of processing, means it has very high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids. These are the great “health giving” properties of fine chocolate.