Valor Orange Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One bar of Valor Orange Dark Chocolate (99.1 grams) contains 481 calories and 9 grams of protein. It consists of 55% carbohydrates, 9% protein, 30% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Valor Orange Dark Chocolate contains 14 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 0.333 bar, or 33 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one bar of Valor Orange Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 481
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Sugar: 36 g
  • Dietary fiber: 12 g
  • Fat: 30 g, (Saturated: 18 g)
  • Sodium: 75.3 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Valor Orange Dark Chocolate has 481 calories per bar or 485 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

52% of calories in Valor Orange Dark Chocolate are from fat, 41% of calories are from carbohydrates and 7% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 41% of the calories in Valor Orange Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (25% and 75%).

Sugar

One bar of Valor Orange Dark Chocolate has 36 grams of sugar or about 120% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 52% of the calories in Valor Orange Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 30 grams or 47% of recommended daily values per bar. Most of the fat in Valor Orange Dark Chocolate are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 100% of recommended daily values.

Valor Orange Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single bar of Valor Orange Dark Chocolate contains 18% of recommended daily values or 9 grams of protein.

Sodium

One bar of Valor Orange Dark Chocolate has 75.3 milligrams of sodium or about 5% of daily recommended intake.

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 Valor Orange Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 33 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Valor Orange Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (33g).
Nutrient Valor Orange Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 160kcal -5% 168kcal / 169kcal
Carbohydrates 18g -6% 19g / 19g
Sugar 12g -24% 15g / 16g
Dietary Fiber 4g +236% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 10g ~ 10g / 10g
Saturated Fat 6g +3% 6g / 6g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 4mg / 4mg
Sodium 25mg +24% 120mg / 33mg
Protein 3g +32% 2g / 2g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium ~ -100% 32mg / 28mg
Iron 4mg +398% 1mg / 1mg

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Ingredients

Valor Orange Dark Chocolate contains 14 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is semisweet chocolate, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

semisweet chocolate (chocolate, sugar, cocoa processed with alkali, cocoa butter, soy lecithin - an emulsifier), sugar, orange pulp, apple, pineapple fiber, sodium alginate, sodium phosphate, citric acid, natural orange flavor. total cacao components in semisweet chocolate: 70%.
Source: USDA

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

Valor Orange 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 Valor Orange Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Valor Orange Dark Chocolate are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Semisweet Chocolate
2 Chocolate
3 Sugar
4 Cocoa Alkali
5 Cocoa Butter
6 Soy Lecithin
7 Orange Pulp
8 Apple
9 Pineapple Fiber
10 Sodium Alginate
11 Sodium Phosphate
12 Citric Acid
13 Natural Orange Flavor Total Cacao Components Semisweet Chocolate 70%

Quick Facts

How healthy is Valor Orange Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Valor Orange Dark Chocolate has 24% less sugar, 236% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 32% more protein and 398% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 3% more saturated fat, 24% more sodium and 100% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Valor Orange Dark Chocolate vegan?

Valor Orange Dark Chocolate is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.

Is Valor Orange Dark Chocolate dutched?

Valor Orange Dark Chocolate has cacao solids treated with alkali, and contains dutched cocoa.