Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One section of Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate (8 grams) contains 46 calories and 0.6 grams of protein. It consists of 50% carbohydrates, 8% protein, 40% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate contains 14 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 5 sections, or 40 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one section of Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate :

  • Calories: 46
  • Protein: 0.6 g
  • Sugar: 2.4 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.8 g
  • Fat: 3.2 g, (Saturated: 2 g)
  • Sodium: 13 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate has 46 calories per section or 575 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

61% of calories in Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate are from fat, 34% of calories are from carbohydrates and 5% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 34% of the calories in Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (25% and 75%).

Sugar

One section of Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate has 2.4 grams of sugar or about 8% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 61% of the calories in Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 3.2 grams or 5% of recommended daily values per section. Most of the fat in Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate are saturated.

Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single section of Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate contains 0.6 grams of protein.

Sodium

A single section of Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate contains 13 milligrams of sodium.

Nutrition Facts

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

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Nutrition Comparison to Other Chocolate Bars


Here is a table of nutritional differences between Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 40 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (40g).
Nutrient Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 230kcal +12% 203kcal / 205kcal
Carbohydrates 20g -13% 23g / 23g
Sugar 12g -38% 18g / 19g
Dietary Fiber 4g +178% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 16g +32% 12g / 12g
Saturated Fat 10g +41% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium 65mg -62% 145mg / 40mg
Protein 3g +9% 3g / 3g

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Ingredients

Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate contains 14 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is cacao bean, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

*organic cacao beans, * organic raw cane sugar, *organic cocoa butter, malt crumb (organic wheat flour, *organic raw cane sugar, organic barley malt flour, organic whole-wheat flour, organic barley malt extract, organic sweet whey powder, salt), sea salt (fleur de sel), natural flavor.
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains sugar, cocoa butter, salt and natural flavor, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate does not contain palm oil or palm derivatives, which appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.



Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Organic Cacao Bean
2 Organic Cane Sugar
3 Organic Cocoa Butter
4 Malt Crumb
5 Organic Wheat Flour
6 Organic Barley Malt Flour
7 Organic Whole Wheat Flour
8 Organic Barley Malt Extract
9 Organic Sweet Whey Powder
10 Salt
11 Sea Salt
12 Fleur Sel
13 Natural Flavor

Quick Facts

How healthy is Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate ?

On the positive side, Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate has 38% less sugar, 178% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 62% less sodium and 9% more protein than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 32% more total fat and 41% more saturated fat than the average chocolate bar.

Is Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate vegan?

Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains whey. It also has natural flavor which can be non-vegan.

Is Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate organic?

Alter Eco Deep Salt & Malt Dark Chocolate is certified organic by the manufacturer.