Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One piece of Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello (10 grams) contains 50 calories and 0.5 grams of protein. It consists of 55% carbohydrates, 5% protein, 28% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello contains 15 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 4 pieces, or 40 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one piece of Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello:

  • Calories: 50
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Sugar: 4.3 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.8 g
  • Fat: 2.8 g, (Saturated: 1.8 g)
  • Sodium: 2.5 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello has 50 calories per piece or 500 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

51% of calories in Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello are from fat, 45% of calories are from carbohydrates and 4% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 45% of the calories in Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (16% and 84%).

Sugar

One piece of Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello has 4.3 grams of sugar or about 14% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 51% of the calories in Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 2.8 grams or 4% of recommended daily values per piece. Most of the fat in Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello are saturated.

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single piece of Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello contains 0.5 grams of protein.

Sodium

A single piece of Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello contains 2.5 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 Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 40 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (40g).
Nutrient Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 200kcal -2% 203kcal / 205kcal
Carbohydrates 22g -5% 23g / 23g
Sugar 17g -12% 18g / 19g
Dietary Fiber 3g +108% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 11g -9% 12g / 12g
Saturated Fat 7g +1% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium 10mg -75% 145mg / 40mg
Protein 2g -28% 3g / 3g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium 20mg -42% 38mg / 34mg
Iron 4mg +257% 2mg / 1mg

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Ingredients

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello contains 15 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is chocolate, similar to most chocolate bars.

Full Ingredients List

dark chocolate (sugar, chocolate liquor processed with alkali, cocoa butter, sunflower lecithin, artificial flavor), orange candy pieces (orange, sugar, apple, pineapple fiber, citric acid, sodium alginate, dicalcium phosphate, natural flavor).
Source: USDA

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

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello does not contain palm oil or palm derivatives, which appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello contains artificial flavoring or colors, unlike most chocolate bars, which are more naturally made.



Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Dark Chocolate
2 Sugar
3 Chocolate Liquor Alkali
4 Cocoa Butter
5 Sunflower Lecithin
6 Artificial Flavor
7 Orange Candy Piece
8 Orange
9 Apple
10 Pineapple Fiber
11 Citric Acid
12 Sodium Alginate
13 Dicalcium Phosphate
14 Natural Flavor

Quick Facts

How healthy is Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello?

On the positive side, Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello has 12% less sugar, 108% more dietary fiber, 9% less total fat, 100% less cholesterol, 75% less sodium and 257% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 1% more saturated fat, 28% less protein and 42% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello vegan?

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello could be not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it has artificial flavor and natural flavor which can be non-vegan.

Is Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello dutched?

Perugina Dark Chocolate Orangello has cacao solids treated with alkali, and contains dutched cocoa.