Saturday, June 5, 2010
ChocolateBet: June 5, 2010
chocri (mein schokolade)
"Surprise Chocolate Bar"
Weight: .583 oz. (16.5 g.) in 1/6 bar/ 3.5 oz. (100 g.) total bar
Calories: 85 calories (estimate)
Cost: $ n/a - buy some, get one surprise bar free offer (approximately $11.79 value)
Purchased from: chocri (bars made in Berlin, Germany)
At last, my shipment of create-your-own chocolate bars from chocri arrived today. This novel company started in Germany, and expanded to the U.S. in early 2010. Through an easy-to-use, online chocri ordering system, customers can design (and name) their own chocolate bars. I first decided on a chocolate base (milk, dark or white). Chocri uses organic, fair trade chocolate from Belgium. I then moved on to toppings.
Customers can choose from a long list of possible (up to five different, additional) ingredients -- including spices, dried fruits, nuts, and other confections. If you order a certain number of bars, you may get a surprise bar like this for free.
The ingredients I could identify in my surprise chocolate bar were: dark chocolate (64% cacao) base, with candied (pink) lilac, ginger, and ground coffee beans.
Today was Day #1 of Create Your Own Chocolate Theme Week. More chocri bar flavors will follow this week.