Organic Dark Couverture Chocolate Specifications

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Ingredients

Organic unsweetened chocolate, organic cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, soy lecithin (emulsifier), organic vanilla extract.

 

 

 

Allergen Information     

Contains: Soy.

Manufactured in a factory that handles tree nuts, milk and dairy products.

 

 

 

Physical and Chemical Properties                                       

Method

Fat Content

36.0 – 38.0%

Refractometry

Moisture

≤ 1.0%

K. Fischer

Nominal Particle Size

16 ±2 μm

Micrometry

Plastic Viscosity

900 – 1100cP

Brookfield

Lead

≤ 0.1 mg/kg

MPP Met545 Rev 8 2008

Milk Allergen

≤ 30 mg/kg

Milk protein ELISA test kit (casein)

 

 

 

Microbiological Properties                                    

Method

Total Mesophilic Aerobic Count

≤ 3000 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 3, 2001, Jan.

Mold

≤ 50 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 18, 2001, Jan.

Yeast

≤ 50 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 18, 2001, Jan.

Coliforms

< 10 MPN/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 4, 2002, Sept.

E. Coli

< 3 MPN/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 4, 2002, Sept.

Enterobacteriaceae

< 10 CFU/g

NF ISO 21528-2:2004

Staphylococcus aureus

< 10 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 12, 2001, Jan.

Salmonella spp.

Negative/375g

FDA Bam, 8th ed. –OR-AOAC OMA or AFNOR BIO 12/10-09/02

 

 

 

Recommended Storing Conditions

60 - 68°F; relative humidity < 60%, in odor free atmosphere.

 

 

 

Shelf Life                                           

Best used within 30 months of production date.

 

 

 

Nutritional Information on Average for 100g

Calories

574kcal

Calories from fat

333kcal

Total fat

37.04g

Saturated

22.08g

 

 

Polyunsaturated

1.99g

 

 

Monounsaturated

12.97g

 

 

Trans fat

0g

 

 

Cholesterol

0mg

 

 

Sodium

26.54mg

Total Carbohydrate

52.63g

Fiber

7.76g

 

 

Sugar

38.49g

Protein

7.62g

 

 

Calcium

42.40mg

Iron

7.87mg

Vitamin C

0mg

Vitamin A

0 IU

 *Nutrient content information is indicative of composition but not intended as definitive or complete. It is not intended for use in determining specific nutrient labeling values in finished products containing this ingredient as the responsibility for determining label information lies with the finished product manufacturer. Organic matter such as contained in products of this nature is subject to variation in nutritional composition. We disclaim any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including the implied warranty of merchantability. Our responsibility for claims arising from breach of warranty, negligence or any other cause shall not include consequential, special or incidental damages, even if we have been made aware of the possibility of such damages, and is limited to the purchase price of the product. None of the statements made herein shall be construed as a grant, either express or implied, of any license under any patent held by Santa Barbara Chocolate or other parties.