Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One piece of Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate (8 grams) contains 40 calories and 0.2 grams of protein. It consists of 59% carbohydrates, 3% protein, 28% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate has 22 ingredients, which is 5.4 more than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 4 pieces, or 32 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one piece of Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 40
  • Protein: 0.2 g
  • Sugar: 3.8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.5 g
  • Fat: 2.2 g, (Saturated: 1.5 g)
  • Cholesterol: 1.3 mg
  • Sodium: 7.5 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate has 40 calories per piece or 500 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

50% of calories in Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate are from fat, 48% of calories are from carbohydrates and 2% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 48% of the calories in Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (12% and 88%).

Sugar

One piece of Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate has 3.8 grams of sugar or about 13% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

A substantial amount, or 50% of the calories in Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 2.2 grams or 4% of recommended daily values per piece. Most of the fat in Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate are saturated.

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate contains 1.3 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat.

Protein

A single piece of Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate contains 0.2 grams of protein.

Sodium

A single piece of Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate contains 7.5 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 Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 32 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (32g).
Nutrient Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 160kcal -2% 162kcal / 164kcal
Carbohydrates 19g +3% 18g / 18g
Sugar 15g +3% 14g / 15g
Dietary Fiber 2g +72% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 9g -7% 10g / 10g
Saturated Fat 6g +6% 6g / 6g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol 5mg +33% 4mg / 4mg
Sodium 30mg +6% 116mg / 32mg
Protein 1g -55% 2g / 2g
Vitamin D ~ ~ 1iu / ~
Calcium ~ -100% 31mg / 28mg
Iron 1mg +13% 1mg / 1mg
Potassium 180mg +57% 135mg / 114mg

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Ingredients

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate has 22 ingredients, which is 5.4 more than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is semisweet chocolate, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

semisweet chocolate (sugar, chocolate, chocolate processed with alkali, cocoa butter, milkfat, soy lecithin, artificial and natural flavors), caramel (corn syrup, hydrogenated palm kernel, oil and/or palm oil, sugar, skim milk, milkfat, lactose, sea salt, potassium sorbate to maintain freshness, chocolate, artificial flavor).
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains sugar, chocolate, cocoa butter, milkfat, soy lecithin, natural flavor, corn syrup, palm oil, milk, lactose, salt and artificial flavor, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate contains palm oil or palm derivatives, which also appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate contains artificial flavoring or colors, unlike most chocolate bars, which are more naturally made.



Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Semisweet Chocolate
2 Sugar
3 Chocolate
4 Chocolate Alkali
5 Cocoa Butter
6 Milkfat
7 Soy Lecithin
8 Artificial
9 Natural Flavor
10 Caramel
11 Corn Syrup
12 Hydrogenated Palm Kernel
13 Oil
14 Palm Oil
15 Skim Milk
16 Lactose
17 Sea Salt
18 Potassium Sorbate
19 Artificial Flavor

Quick Facts

How healthy is Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate has 72% more dietary fiber, 7% less total fat, 13% more iron and 57% more potassium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 3% more sugar, 6% more saturated fat, 33% more cholesterol, 6% more sodium, 55% less protein and 100% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate vegan?

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains milkfat, skim milk and lactose. It also has natural flavor, caramel and artificial flavor which can be non-vegan.

Is Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate dutched?

Dove Caramel Sea Salt Dark Chocolate has cacao solids treated with alkali, and contains dutched cocoa.