07.19.2019

Nestle to sell a chocolate made without added sugar

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For chocolate lovers around the world, a new invention by Nestle cuts out added sugar so that customers can enjoy its 70% dark chocolate with less guilt.

The Swiss company’s new “Cacao Fruit Chocolate” will be made wholly from cacao fruit with white cacao pulp as a natural sweetener. The cacao pulp, which was once partially used and discarded, will now be used to create a more sustainable, health-conscious option for consumers.

In a press release on Tuesday, Nestle described the new chocolate as having a “natural sweetness and acidity,” which comes from the use of the cocoa beans and pulp.

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