can be classified as real or compound chocolate.
chocolate should contain not more than 5% vegetable fats. Whereas, chocolate
use in coating for making biscuit, confectionery or other chocolate
products must contain not less than 12% cocoa liquor.
products or chocolate that doesn’t meet this criteria is know as compound
main attraction of chocolate is that it offers a form of self-indulgence.
The sweet, attractive taste and the consistency and appearance are very
pleasing. There are many different products within the term of chocolate
and chocolate confectionery, not just chocolate bar. However, when we
talk about the types of chocolate, it refers to three types of chocolate
namely: milk chocolate, white chocolate and plain chocolate.
is no doubt that cocoa and chocolate are popular food, beverage and
snack items for both children and adults alike. However, people in general
regard chocolate as ‘junk food’ or empty calories, pleasurable but lacking
in nutrients. The truth is rather different from this view. In fact,
chocolate is highly nutritious foods, do have nutritional value and
can contribute to the overall diet in a positive fashion. A good example
is the nutrient content of chocolate milk as compared to white milk.
VALUES OF WHITE MILK AND CHOCOLATE MILK
Nutrient Content of 8Oz. Glass (or ½)
is no right or wrong day to buy chocolate. You can buy chocolate just
as a pleasure of eating it or as a gift during a special occasion. You
can always buy chocolate as a gift to the love ones on special occasion
such as Christmas Day, Valentine Day etc. There is great pleasure in
receiving a box of chocolate from a love one especially during Valentine
chocolate is such a rich source of energy and in a convenient and compact
form, people tend to buy it as a ration on many expeditions such as
mountain climbing, etc. It is an obvious choice of food for hikes.
Percentage of Energy from Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate in Milk
and Milk-Free Chocolate
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