Saturday, April 24, 2021

Theo Chocolate - Organic Salted Toffee 55% Dark Chocolate (bar) - Apr. 23, 2021

Chocolate of the Day

Theo Chocolate 
Organic Salted Toffee 55% Dark Chocolate (bar)
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Weight: 1.5 oz. (42.5 g.) / 3 oz. (85 g.) in total bar
Calories: 240 calories in 1/2 bar
Cost: $3.99 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Farm Fresh To You CSA box, add-on item 

Welcome to Day #8 of Chocolate and R,S,T,U Theme Week, featuring chocolate items with origins or flavor inclusions that start with the letters R, S, T and/or U, such as salt and toffee. 

Today's Organic Salted Toffee 55% Dark Chocolate (bar) was from Theo Chocolate (Seattle, WA). The company offers a wide variety of bars and confections made with organic and fair trade chocolate.

This bar had an earthy dark chocolate and salted toffee aroma and flavor. Smooth dark chocolate enveloped crunchy toffee bits with tiny sea salt sparkles. The earthiness helped keep the sweetness in check and paired well with the salt. 

The deep, dark flavored cacao used to make this 55% bar will likely please dark chocolate lovers as the resulting chocolate tasted more like a 70% cacao bar. 

The finish: a mellowing deep, dark chocolate finish with faint hints of butter toffee.

Ingredients: Organic, fair trade cocoa beans; organic, fair trade cane sugar; organic, fair trade cocoa butter; organic toffee (organic, fair trade cane sugar, organic butter, organic dried corn syrup, water, sea salt); sea salt; organic ground vanilla bean. Contains 95% Fair Trade ingredients.

Allergen-related information: Contains milk. Made on equipment that also processes wheat and tree nuts and in a facility that handles peanuts, eggs, and sesame. (No soy, Kosher dairy.)

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