Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One piece of Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate (4.2 grams) contains 26 calories and 0.5 grams of protein. It consists of 38% carbohydrates, 12% protein, 45% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 10 pieces, or 42 grams, which is a larger portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one piece of Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 26
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Sugar: 0.7 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.4 g
  • Fat: 1.9 g, (Saturated: 1.2 g)
  • Sodium: 1.5 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate has 26 calories per piece or 619 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

67% of calories in Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate are from fat, 25% of calories are from carbohydrates and 8% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 25% of the calories in Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (36% and 64%).

Sugar

One piece of Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate has 0.7 grams of sugar or about 2% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 67% of the calories in Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 1.9 grams or 3% of recommended daily values per piece. Most of the fat in Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate are saturated.

Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single piece of Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate contains 0.5 grams of protein.

Sodium

A single piece of Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate contains 1.5 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 Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 42 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (42g).
Nutrient Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 260kcal +21% 213kcal / 215kcal
Carbohydrates 16g -34% 24g / 24g
Sugar 7g -65% 19g / 20g
Dietary Fiber 4g +164% 2g / 2g
Total Fat 19g +49% 13g / 13g
Saturated Fat 12g +61% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium 15mg -64% 153mg / 42mg
Protein 5g +72% 3g / 3g
Vitamin C 5mg ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium 40mg +10% 40mg / 36mg
Iron 2mg +70% 2mg / 1mg

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Ingredients

Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is cocoa mass, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

organic cocoa mass, organic sugar, organic cocoa butter and organic vanilla
Source: USDA

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

Pascha's 85% Cacao 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 Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
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1 Organic Cocoa Mass
2 Organic Sugar
3 Organic Cocoa Butter
4 Organic Vanilla

Quick Facts

How healthy is Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate has 65% less sugar, 164% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 64% less sodium, 72% more protein, 10% more calcium and 70% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 49% more total fat and 61% more saturated fat than the average chocolate bar.

Is Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate vegan?

Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.

Is Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate organic?

Pascha's 85% Cacao Dark Chocolate is certified organic by the manufacturer.