Tcho Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One bar of Tcho Dark Chocolate (70 grams) contains 390 calories and 7 grams of protein. Tcho dark chocolate consist of 46% carbohydrates, 10% protein, 40% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Tcho Dark Chocolate contains only 5 ingredients, which is 11.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 1 bar, or 70 grams, which is a larger portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one bar of Tcho Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 390
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Sugar: 20 g
  • Dietary fiber: 8 g
  • Fat: 28 g, (Saturated: 17 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Tcho Dark Chocolate has 390 calories per bar or 557 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

62% of calories in Tcho Dark Chocolate are from fat, 31% of calories are from carbohydrates and 7% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 31% of the calories in Tcho Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs in Tcho Dark Chocolate are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (29% and 71%).

Sugar

One bar of Tcho Dark Chocolate has 20 grams of sugar or about 67% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 62% of the calories in Tcho Dark Chocolate are from fat. Tcho Dark Chocolate is high in total fat, with 28 grams or 44% of recommended daily values per bar. Most of the fat in Tcho Dark Chocolate are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 90% of recommended daily values.

Tcho Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single bar of Tcho Dark Chocolate contains 14% of recommended daily values or 7 grams of protein.

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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 Tcho Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 70 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Tcho Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (70g).
Nutrient Tcho Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 390kcal +9% 355kcal / 358kcal
Carbohydrates 32g -21% 40g / 40g
Sugar 20g -41% 31g / 34g
Dietary Fiber 8g +217% 4g / 3g
Total Fat 28g +32% 22g / 21g
Saturated Fat 17g +37% 12g / 12g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 9mg / 8mg
Sodium ~ -100% 255mg / 70mg
Protein 7g +45% 5g / 5g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium 40mg -34% 67mg / 60mg
Iron 11mg +512% 3mg / 2mg

Ingredients

Tcho Dark Chocolate contains only 5 ingredients, which is 11.6 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

cacao beans, cane sugar, cocoa butter, soy lecithin, vanilla beans
Source: USDA

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

Tcho 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 Tcho Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Tcho Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Cacao Bean
2 Cane Sugar
3 Cocoa Butter
4 Soy Lecithin
5 Vanilla Bean

Quick Facts

How healthy is Tcho Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Tcho Dark Chocolate has 41% less sugar, 217% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium, 45% more protein and 512% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 32% more total fat, 37% more saturated fat and 34% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Tcho Dark Chocolate vegan?

Tcho Dark Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.