Amano Madagascar Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients
Nutrition & Ingredients Summary
One ounce of Amano Madagascar Chocolate (28.6 grams) contains 144 calories and 2.1 grams of protein. It consists of 48% carbohydrates, 8% protein, 43% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis
Amano Madagascar Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar.
The recommended serving size is 1.4 ounces, or 40 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis
Amano Madagascar Chocolate has 144 calories per ounce or 504 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.
63% of calories in Amano Madagascar Chocolate are from fat, 32% of calories are from carbohydrates and 5% of calories are from protein.
Amano Madagascar Chocolate has about the same amount of calories as the average chocolate bar.
A good portion, or 32% of the calories in Amano Madagascar Chocolate are from carbohydrates.
The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (25% and 75%).
One ounce of Amano Madagascar Chocolate has 8.6 grams of sugar or about 29% of daily recommended intake.
Amano Madagascar Chocolate contains 38% less sugar than the average chocolate bar.
The majority, or 63% of the calories in Amano Madagascar Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 12.1 grams or 19% of recommended daily values per ounce. Most of the fat in Amano Madagascar Chocolate are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 40% of recommended daily values.
Amano Madagascar Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.
Amano Madagascar Chocolate has 40% more total fat than the average chocolate bar.
A single ounce of Amano Madagascar Chocolate contains 4% of recommended daily values or 2.1 grams of protein.
A single ounce of Amano Madagascar Chocolate contains 4.3 milligrams of sodium.
Amano Madagascar Chocolate has 85% less sodium than the average chocolate bar.
Amano Madagascar Chocolate:
Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines  and USDA's food central database (2019) . 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 Amano Madagascar Chocolate and the average chocolate bar.
Comparing by equal weight (one
serving or 40 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Amano Madagascar Chocolate and the average chocolate bar,
1 serving (40g).
Amano Madagascar Chocolate
Average/Median Chocolate Bar
Amano Madagascar Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients).
Its top ingredient is cocoa bean, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.
This chocolate bar contains sugar and cocoa butter, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.
Amano Madagascar 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 Amano Madagascar Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Amano Madagascar Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
Pure Cane Sugar
Whole Vanilla Bean
How healthy is Amano Madagascar Chocolate?
On the positive side, Amano Madagascar Chocolate has 38% less sugar, 178% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 85% less sodium, 9% more protein and 311% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 40% more total fat, 41% more saturated fat and 42% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.
Is Amano Madagascar Chocolate vegan?
Amano Madagascar Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.
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SouperSage calculates the frequency of an ingredient in a category of branded foods, in this case chocolate bars.
For each item, we count each ingredient from the ingredients list provided to us from USDA's Food Central Database.  Then, we create a distribution of how common an ingredient shows up for that type of food.
The buckets for each ingredient category:
Nearly Universal - shows up in over 75% of items in the category
Very Common - shows up in 50-75% of items
Common - shows up in 20-50% of items
Uncommon - shows up in 10-20% of items
Very Uncommon & Extremely Uncommon - shows up in 10% or less of items
SouperSage calculates average nutritional content of a category of branded foods, in this case chocolate bars.
For each nutrient, we calculate the averages, medians and distribution of that nutrient in this category of food using data from USDA's Food Central Database. 
The differences marked in green are generally considered to be good for that category, less sugar, less sodium and more vitamins or minerals.
The differences marked in red are generally considered to be bad for that category, more saturated fat, more cholestrol and less vitamins and minerals.