Nutrition

Jojo's Chocolate is crafted around your well-being. Our chocolate is a gourmet, natural, and healthy alternative to many of the other chocolates you can find on the market. We take out all of the unnecessary additives, preservatives, and sugars and give you the benefits of the cacao bean that nature intended for us to enjoy. Our ingredients are listed on our chocolate bar page. You'll be able to pronounce most of the items listed there which is always a good sign!

 

Disclaimer: Not all nutrition is available at this time. Jojo's is awaiting labratory analysis for further presentable nutritional information.

Smooth Chocolate Nutrition:

Nutritional information from our original smooth dark chocolate bars. This is

an entirely sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan chocolate. We suggest smaller serving sizes of approx. 21g (1/3 of a bar) for such a rich chocolate. Nutritional information for our other flavors will become available pending labratory results.

 

*NOTE: Our product now contains an organic, non-GMO Sunflower Lecithin emulsifier.

 

Disclaimer: Based on our Smooth Chocolate Bar. Nutrition facts are approximate based on information provided by suppliers. Official facts will be released once available.

 

Ingredients & Health Benefits:

Here are a few of our key ingredients with some major benefits we wish to share with you!

 

Cacao Liquor: Cacao is loaded with polyphenols and antioxidants. Polyphenols have come to be known as “lifespan essentials" meaning they promote healthy, longer living. High polyphenol foods can reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease and help protect the body from chronic disease. There may even be an effect against cancer! Cacao is certainly a food that should be included in any preventative diet. Cacao also tops superfoods such as acai and blueberry in antioxidant levels!

 

Stevia: Stevia is an all-natural sweetener with 0 calories, 0 carbs and 0 sugars. As if this isn't great enough, Stevia, depending on it's origin can be 200-300x sweeter than table sugar. It has been seen to help regulate blood sugar and is currently being studied for cancer inhibiting abilities.

 

Green Coffee Extract: Another antioxidant packed ingredient in the form of chorogenic acid and containing polyphenols to keep the body feeling young. This extract has been seen to regular glucose levels and stimulate the body's metabolism as well. 

 

BlackCurrant Berry: One of the healthiest berries on the planet; packed with antioxidants, vitamins A & C, essential B vitamins, and iron. Currants have been known to have effects against cancer, aging, inflammation, and neurological diseases.

Our Claims: What Do They Mean?

Sugar Free: Our chocolate is made entirely without any refined sugars. Our flavored bars will carry trace amounts of fructose (natural fruit sugars) which are typically not a threat under .5g per serving.

 

No Sugar Added: One or more ingredients contain sugars which may exceed more than .5g per serving. Those with diabetes may enjoy in moderation.

 

Gluten Free: Safe for those fighting Celiac disease. Free of protein composites found in wheat.

 

Vegan: Contains no ingredients of animal origin whatsoever.

 

Non-GMO: Stands for "Genetically Modified Organism." No ingredients used have been modified from their original state.

 

Diabetic Friendly: Our chocolates contain little or no sugars and can be eaten by diabetics in moderation. Blood sugar levels should remain within normal range.

 

Dairy & Soy Free: Our chocolates are crafted without the use of any dairy or soy products.

Meet Our Chocolatier!

Chef Christopher Daly

 

The Jojo's Team has been blessed to have met and worked with Pastry Chef and founder of the HIP4KIDS organization, a non-profit design to educate children and parents alike on nutrition and healthy eating. Jojo's teamed up with Chris in the summer of 2013 to put together an new way of crafting chocolate; sugar-free, organic, healthy and gourmet. After months of trial and error, experimenting with new ingredients, and fiddling between process steps, the chocolate you taste today is the beautiful result. Please visit his website and support his initiative!

 

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