The dark chocolate it is gaining followers in Spain. Tablets with high cocoa content they have become part of the diet of many consumers due to the health benefits it provides and its low fat content.
In this sense, the Mercadona supermarket chain has been selling chocolate bars with a percentage of cocoa greater than 70%. But the one that attracts the most attention and is becoming a ‘top sales’ is the tablet 99% Cocoa from Hacendado.
The ingredients used to make this product are cocoa paste, cocoa powder and cocoa butter, no added sugars or sweetenersHence, many choose this healthier alternative.
However, experts recommend consuming between one or two ounces of dark chocolate a day. Among its many benefits, dark chocolate stands out for its high content of flavonoids, which act on cholesterol and blood pressure, as collected an investigation carried out by the Institute of Science and Technology of Food and Nutrition (ICTAN), of the CSIC.
Mercadona markets this 99% cocoa chocolate in a 100 gram tablet per 1,50 euros.
This article is also among the best sellers of the Valencian chain, since it sells more than 8,000 units per day, they explain it’s a statement.
The manufacturer of this chocolate is Imperial Food Products, a company of Portuguese origin that makes this tablet in Azurara de Vila do Conde (Portugal).