BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One ounce of BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate (28.6 grams) contains 136 calories and 1.4 grams of protein. It consists of 73% carbohydrates, 5% protein, 20% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate contains only 12 ingredients, which is 4.6 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

In one ounce of BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 136
  • Protein: 1.4 g
  • Sugar: 10.7 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.7 g
  • Fat: 5.7 g, (Saturated: 3.6 g)
  • Sodium: 3.4 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate has 136 calories per ounce or 476 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

59% of calories in BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates, 37% of calories are from fat and 4% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

The majority, or 59% of the calories in BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of sugar (94%).

Sugar

One ounce of BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate has 10.7 grams of sugar or about 36% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

A substantial amount, or 37% of the calories in BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 5.7 grams or 9% of recommended daily values per ounce. Most of the fat in BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate are saturated.

BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single ounce of BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate contains 3% of recommended daily values or 1.4 grams of protein.

Sodium

A single ounce of BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate contains 3.4 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 BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 40 grams):
Nutrition comparison between BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (40g).
Nutrient BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 190kcal -7% 203kcal / 205kcal
Carbohydrates 29g +26% 23g / 23g
Sugar 15g -22% 18g / 19g
Dietary Fiber 1g -31% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 8g -34% 12g / 12g
Saturated Fat 5g -29% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium 5mg -88% 145mg / 40mg
Protein 2g -28% 3g / 3g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium ~ -100% 38mg / 34mg
Iron 2mg +79% 2mg / 1mg

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Ingredients

BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate contains only 12 ingredients, which is 4.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is chocolate, similar to most chocolate bars.

Full Ingredients List

dark chocolate [chocolate liquor*, sugar*, cocoa butter*, soy lecithin (an emulsifier), vanilla], peppermint candy [rice syrup, sugar, coconut oil, peppermint oil, soy lecithin].
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains chocolate, sugar, cocoa butter and soy lecithin, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

BarkThins Mint 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 BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Dark Chocolate
2 Chocolate Liquor
3 Sugar
4 Cocoa Butter
5 Soy Lecithin
6 Vanilla
7 Peppermint Candy
8 Rice Syrup
9 Coconut Oil
10 Peppermint Oil

Quick Facts

How healthy is BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate has 22% less sugar, 34% less total fat, 29% less saturated fat, 100% less cholesterol, 88% less sodium and 79% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 31% less dietary fiber, 28% less protein and 100% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate vegan?

BarkThins Mint Dark Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.