Monday, May 30, 2016

Scharffen Berger - Raspberry and Almond bar - May 30, 2016

Chocolate(s) of the Day:

Scharffen Berger (Hershey)
Raspberry and Almond bar
Weight: 1 oz. (28 g.) in 1 small bar
Calories: 160 calories in 1 bar
Cost: $0.99 for 1 small bar
Purchased from: Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to Day #8 of Chocolate, Fruit and Nut Theme Week.

This Dark Chocolate with Raspberries and Sea Salted Almonds bar had a pleasing, complex aroma, with fruit and smokey notes.

Flecks of organic raspberries (and almonds) added some crunchy texture in a sea of smooth, 72% cacao dark chocolate. (And yes, you may even end up with an occasional, authentic raspberry seed in your teeth.)

Scharffen Berger also offered a 41% cacao Milk Chocolate with Sea Salted Almonds bar (in the blue wrapper, shown at right). Both bars were made with Rainforest Alliance Certified Cacao, and were available in both larger 3 oz. (85 g.) size, and smaller 1 oz. (28 g.) size.

*Apologies for poor quality photos this month, necessitated by switching issues associated with moving to a new set-up.

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