Finding a good vegan chocolate bar might be tricky in the supermarket, but in the world of craft chocolate there are lots of exceptional vegan options. Many people don’t realise that the vast majority of dark chocolate is vegan. Because of the way it melts, people might think that it contains cream or butter, but that’s actually due to the cocoa butter. Unfortunately, a lot of mainstream industrial chocolate companies put unnecessary dairy in dark chocolate bars, because it’s cheaper to add something like butterfat than it is to add extra cocoa butter. Cocoa butter has a superior taste and texture, but it’s much more expensive.
Thankfully, you won’t find cheap alternative fats used in the kind of craft chocolate we stock at The High Five Company. As such, pretty much all the dark chocolate we stock is vegan, unless it has an inclusion like toffee or caramel. We also offer some fantastic non-dark vegan chocolate bars, which are great for people who prefer lighter and sweeter chocolate, but don’t want to eat dairy.
Here are our top ten vegan chocolate bar recommendations, particularly for people who tend to prefer milk or white chocolate…
It’s getting easier and easier to find great vegan options, and we’re proud to distribute many of the world’s best bars. If you ever want advice on this or any other chocolate topics, please be sure to get in touch – email@example.com