Maisie Jane's California Sunshine Products, Inc.
Dark Chocolate Almonds
Weight: 1.5 oz. (42.45 g.) / 3 oz. (84.9 g.) in total package
Calories: 225 calories (estimate) in 1/2 package
Cost: $N/A - gift from a beekeeper friend
Purchased from: N/A - part of a gift basket from a friend
Welcome to Day #6 of Chocolate and Almond Theme Week.
Maisie Jane Hurtado is a real person. She is a founder and driving force behind Maisie Jane's California Sunshine Products, Inc. (Chico, CA).
Maisie Jane founded the company while still in high school, and is a fourth generation almond farmer. She and her husband farm almonds in the Chico area.
Natural almonds, flavored almonds, chocolate covered almonds, and nut butters are all Maisie Jane specialties.
Today I sampled the company's Dark Chocolate Almonds. At the heart of these glossy pieces were crunchy, lightly roasted California almonds. The nuts were covered in dark chocolate that had a nice fudge brownie aroma and smooth dark chocolate flavor.
These Dark Chocolate Almonds were gluten free, and Kosher certified.
The abundant supply of almonds, walnuts and honey from the Chico/Butte County area are available to us, in part, because of the hard work of many farmers, bees, and beekeepers. Thank you all!
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