Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One bar of Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate (50 grams) contains 270 calories and 6 grams of protein. It consists of 40% carbohydrates, 12% protein, 40% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 0.5 bar, or 25 grams, which is a smaller portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one bar of Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 270
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Sugar: 12 g
  • Dietary fiber: 8 g
  • Fat: 20 g, (Saturated: 12 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate has 270 calories per bar or 540 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

63% of calories in Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate are from fat, 28% of calories are from carbohydrates and 9% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 28% of the calories in Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (40% and 60%).

Sugar

One bar of Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate has 12 grams of sugar or about 40% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 63% of the calories in Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 20 grams or 31% of recommended daily values per bar. Most of the fat in Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 70% of recommended daily values.

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single bar of Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate contains 12% of recommended daily values or 6 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 Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 25 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (25g).
Nutrient Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 135kcal +5% 127kcal / 128kcal
Carbohydrates 10g -31% 14g / 14g
Sugar 6g -50% 11g / 12g
Dietary Fiber 4g +344% 1g / 1g
Total Fat 10g +32% 8g / 8g
Saturated Fat 6g +35% 4g / 4g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 3mg / 3mg
Sodium ~ -100% 91mg / 25mg
Protein 3g +74% 2g / 2g
Calcium 20mg +7% 24mg / 22mg
Iron 1mg +14% 1mg / 1mg

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Ingredients

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is cacao bean, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

organic cacao beans, organic cane sugar, organic maple sugar, organic cacao butter
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains sugar which is also a common ingredient in many other chocolate bars.

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged 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 Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Organic Cacao Bean
2 Organic Cane Sugar
3 Organic Maple Sugar
4 Organic Cacao Butter

Quick Facts

How healthy is Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate has 50% less sugar, 344% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium, 74% more protein, 7% more calcium and 14% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 32% more total fat and 35% more saturated fat than the average chocolate bar.

Is Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate vegan?

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.

Is Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate organic?

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Dark Chocolate is certified organic by the manufacturer.