Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


image of Lindt Excellence 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate

Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One piece of Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate (10 grams) contains 57 calories and 1 grams of protein. It consists of 37% carbohydrates, 10% protein, 47% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate contains only 5 ingredients, which is 11.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 3 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 Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 57
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Sugar: 1.7 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1.7 g
  • Fat: 4.7 g, (Saturated: 3 g)
  • Cholesterol: 1.7 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate has 57 calories per piece or 570 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

69% of calories in Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate are from fat, 24% of calories are from carbohydrates and 7% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

About 24% the calories in Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (50% and 50%).

Sugar

One piece of Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate has 1.7 grams of sugar or about 6% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 69% of the calories in Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 4.7 grams or 7% of recommended daily values per piece. Most of the fat in Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate are saturated.

Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate contains 1.7 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat.

Protein

A single piece of Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate contains 2% of recommended daily values or 1 grams of protein.

Sodium

Nutrition Facts

Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate:

( - g )

calories
KCAL %
carbohydrates
G %
dietary fiber
G %
sugar G
total fat
G %
saturated fat
G %
trans fat G
protein
G %
cholesterol MG
calcium
MG %
iron
MG %
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.

* Change the quantity to find a portion that works for your diet - brands often change their recommended serving size.

Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.

Nutrition Comparison to Other Chocolate Bars


Here is a table of nutritional differences between Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 30 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (30g).
Nutrient Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 170kcal +11% 152kcal / 154kcal
Carbohydrates 11g -36% 17g / 17g
Sugar 5g -65% 13g / 14g
Dietary Fiber 5g +364% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 14g +54% 9g / 9g
Saturated Fat 9g +69% 5g / 5g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol 5mg +42% 4mg / 4mg
Sodium ~ -100% 109mg / 30mg
Protein 3g +45% 2g / 2g
Calcium 27mg +5% 29mg / 26mg
Iron 1mg -32% 1mg / 1mg

Ingredients

Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate contains only 5 ingredients, which is 11.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is chocolate, similar to most chocolate bars.

Full Ingredients List

chocolate, cocoa butter, sugar, cocoa powder processed with alkali, milkfat.
Source: USDA

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

Lindt 78% Cocoa 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 Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
Rank Ingredient
Extremely Uncommon
Very Uncommon
Uncommon
Common
Very Common
Nearly Universal
1 Chocolate
2 Cocoa Butter
3 Sugar
4 Cocoa Powder Alkali
5 Milkfat

Quick Facts

How healthy is Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate has 65% less sugar, 364% more dietary fiber, 100% less sodium, 45% more protein and 5% more calcium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 54% more total fat, 69% more saturated fat, 42% more cholesterol and 32% less iron than the average chocolate bar.

Is Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate vegan?

Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains milkfat.

Is Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate dutched?

Lindt 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate has cacao solids treated with alkali, and contains dutched cocoa.