Sunday, July 29, 2012

ChocolateBet: July 29, 2012

Chocolate of the Day:

Milk bar
Good - Good +
Weight: .564 oz. (16 g.) in 1/5 bar / 2.82 oz. (80 g.) in total bar
Calories: 77.6 calories in 1/5 bar
Cost: $6.75 in total bar
Purchased from: NewTree store in San Francisco, CA

Today was Day #2 of Milk Chocolate Theme Week.

I started eating a different chocolate each day, almost six years ago. This year, it seemed easier to find quality milk chocolate bars (that were available in the U.S.) than when I started -- a sign that the market has continued to grow and evolve.

Today's NewTree Belgian Milk Chocolate bar was made from 50% milk chocolate sourced from the Dominican Republic and Peru. This bar, and most of their other bars, were made in Belgium; however, NewTree nevertheless has a strong presence in the U.S. -- with a new store that recently opened in San Francisco, where this bar was obtained.

This milk bar was quite smooth; however, it took a bit longer to melt in my mouth than I expected. 

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