Friday, June 27, 2014

Hershey's - Mint Sticks - June 27, 2014

Chocolate(s) of the Day: 

The Hershey Company
Hershey's Sticks
OK + - Good
Weight: .39 oz. (22 g.) / 3.5 oz. (99 g.) total package
Calories: 60 calories in 1 stick

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Dark Chocolate with White Mint Filling
OK + - Good
Weight: .53 oz. (15 g.)/ 6.9 oz. (195 g.) total package
Calories: 70 calories in 1 square

Welcome to Day #13 of Chocolate and Mint Theme Week -- a very extended week indeed.

Today I reached way back into the chocolate vault to grab two different mint chocolates from large chocolate companies -- Hershey and Ghirardelli.

Both packages contained individually wrapped single servings of chocolate. The first was a "Hershey's Sticks" Mint flavored item, advertised as having only 60 calories per stick. This stick was a bit sweet for me, but I liked the smaller, sealed serving. Not everyone wants to eat or carry around a full chocolate bar; and these individual packets also keep one's purse free of chocolate meltage on a hot day.

The second item was a Dark Chocolate with White Mint Filling square from Ghirardelli Chocolate Company (San Leandro, CA). This conveniently sized, mint-filled chocolate square was part of a larger line of individually wrapped, flavored chocolate squares that the company produces.

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