Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One piece of Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate (4.1 grams) contains 24 calories and 0.4 grams of protein. It consists of 38% carbohydrates, 11% protein, 49% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 9 pieces, or 37 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one piece of Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 24
  • Protein: 0.4 g
  • Sugar: 0.8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.6 g
  • Fat: 2 g, (Saturated: 1.2 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate has 24 calories per piece or 584 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

69% of calories in Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate are from fat, 25% of calories are from carbohydrates and 6% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

About 25% the calories in Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (43% and 57%).

Sugar

One piece of Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate has 0.8 grams of sugar or about 3% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 69% of the calories in Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 2 grams or 3% of recommended daily values per piece. Most of the fat in Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate are saturated.

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

Protein

A single piece of Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate contains 0.4 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 Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 37 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (37g).
Nutrient Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 220kcal +16% 188kcal / 189kcal
Carbohydrates 14g -34% 21g / 21g
Sugar 7g -61% 16g / 18g
Dietary Fiber 5g +275% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 18g +61% 11g / 11g
Saturated Fat 11g +68% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 4mg
Sodium ~ -100% 135mg / 37mg
Protein 4g +57% 3g / 3g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium 20mg -37% 35mg / 32mg
Iron 7mg +672% 1mg / 1mg

Ingredients

Equal Exchange Panama Dark 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

*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 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 Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Equal Exchange Panama Dark 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 Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate has 61% less sugar, 275% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium, 57% more protein and 672% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 61% more total fat, 68% more saturated fat and 37% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate vegan?

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

Is Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate organic?

Equal Exchange Panama Dark Chocolate is certified organic by the manufacturer.