Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One square of Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate (7.5 grams) contains 44 calories and 0.8 grams of protein. It consists of 23% carbohydrates, 10% protein, 47% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate contains only 3 ingredients, which is 13.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 4 squares, or 30 grams, which is a smaller portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one square of Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 44
  • Protein: 0.8 g
  • Sugar: 1.3 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g
  • Fat: 3.5 g, (Saturated: 2.3 g)
  • Sodium: 0.5 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate has 44 calories per square or 587 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

76% of calories in Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate are from fat, 16% of calories are from carbohydrates and 8% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

About 16% the calories in Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (43% and 57%).

Sugar

One square of Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate has 1.3 grams of sugar or about 4% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 76% of the calories in Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 3.5 grams or 5% of recommended daily values per square. Most of the fat in Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate are saturated.

Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single square of Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate contains 2% of recommended daily values or 0.8 grams of protein.

Sodium

A single square of Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate contains 0.5 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 Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 30 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (30g).
Nutrient Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 174kcal +13% 152kcal / 154kcal
Carbohydrates 7g -60% 17g / 17g
Sugar 5g -65% 13g / 14g
Dietary Fiber 4g +269% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 14g +54% 9g / 9g
Saturated Fat 9g +69% 5g / 5g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 4mg / 4mg
Sodium 2mg -93% 109mg / 30mg
Protein 3g +45% 2g / 2g
Vitamin D ~ ~ 1iu / ~
Calcium 15mg -42% 29mg / 26mg
Iron 2mg +165% 1mg / 1mg
Potassium 120mg -12% 126mg / 107mg

Ingredients

Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate contains only 3 ingredients, which is 13.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is cocoa, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

cocoa*, cane sugar*, cocoa butter*.
Source: USDA

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

Blanxart 85% 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 Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Cocoa
2 Cane Sugar
3 Cocoa Butter

Quick Facts

How healthy is Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate has 65% less sugar, 269% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 93% less sodium, 45% more protein and 165% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 54% more total fat, 69% more saturated fat, 42% less calcium and 12% less potassium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate vegan?

Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.

Is Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate organic?

Blanxart 85% Dark Chocolate is certified organic by the manufacturer.