Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One piece of Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate (3.3 grams) contains 20 calories and 0.3 grams of protein. It consists of 37% carbohydrates, 10% protein, 50% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 9 pieces, or 30 grams, which is a smaller portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one piece of Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate:

  • Calories: 20
  • Protein: 0.3 g
  • Sugar: 0.7 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.4 g
  • Fat: 1.7 g, (Saturated: 1 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate has 20 calories per piece or 600 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

72% of calories in Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate are from fat, 23% of calories are from carbohydrates and 6% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

About 23% the calories in Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (36% and 64%).

Sugar

One piece of Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate has 0.7 grams of sugar or about 2% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 72% of the calories in Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 1.7 grams or 3% of recommended daily values per piece. Most of the fat in Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate are saturated.

Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single piece of Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate contains 0.3 grams of protein.

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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 Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 30 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (30g).
Nutrient Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 180kcal +17% 152kcal / 154kcal
Carbohydrates 11g -36% 17g / 17g
Sugar 6g -58% 13g / 14g
Dietary Fiber 4g +269% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 15g +65% 9g / 9g
Saturated Fat 9g +69% 5g / 5g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 4mg / 4mg
Sodium ~ -100% 109mg / 30mg
Protein 3g +45% 2g / 2g
Vitamin D ~ ~ 1iu / ~
Calcium ~ -100% 29mg / 26mg
Iron 5mg +614% 1mg / 1mg
Potassium 140mg +31% 126mg / 107mg

Ingredients

Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is chocolate liquor, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

ingredients: *organic chocolate liquor, *organic raw cane sugar, *organic cocoa butter, *organic ground vanilla beans.
Source: USDA

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

Equal Exchange Panama 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 Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Organic Chocolate Liquor
2 Organic Cane Sugar
3 Organic Cocoa Butter
4 Organic Ground Vanilla Bean

Quick Facts

How healthy is Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate?

On the positive side, Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate has 58% less sugar, 269% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium, 45% more protein, 614% more iron and 31% more potassium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 65% more total fat, 69% more saturated fat and 100% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate vegan?

Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.

Is Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate organic?

Equal Exchange Panama Chocolate is certified organic by the manufacturer.