Thursday, November 23, 2017

Praim - Bosco milk chocolate bar - Nov. 23, 2017

Chocolate of the Day:

Praim Group
Bosco milk chocolate bar
Weight: .7 oz. (20 g.) / 3.5 oz. (100 g.) in total bar
Calories: 108 calories in 1/5 bar
Cost: $3.99 (estimate) for 1 bar
Purchased from: Orchard Supply Hardware, Mountain View, CA

Welcome to Day #4 of Milk Chocolate Theme Week.

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate this holiday today in the U.S. and beyond.

Today's Bosco* milk chocolate bar was distributed by Praim Group (Salem, MA). Praim offers a variety of branded chocolates, through agreements with brand owners.

This sweet bar contained a relatively short list of ingredients: sugar was #1 ingredient followed by whole milk, cocoa butter and cocoa liquor, soy lecithin and vanilla. The bar had an aroma of classic milk chocolate—not that far off from a glass of milk with Bosco Chocolate Syrup (the bar's namesake).

Bosco syrup was introduced in 1928 and is still available from the New Jersey-based company, Bosco Products Inc.

Praim also offered a Bosco "holiday" bar, but it looked to be (from the description online) the same milk chocolate bar as today's, only with a touch of red and green design elements on the wrapper.

*Bosco is a trademark of Bosco Products Inc., "used under license by Praim LLC."

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