“We believe we have achieved the right balance of chocolate flavor impact and sweetness,” Barry Callebaut said. “Sugar has been replaced completely by a high-fiber, all-natural ingredient blend resulting in less calories than sugar-based alternatives.”
The company also now offers 100% dairy-free chocolate that offers the same color and taste of milk chocolate, according to the company. Developed from a rice powder ingredient, the chocolate is designed for people suffering from milk allergies or those who are lactose intolerant.
“Our technical and R.&D. teams have dedicated substantial resources to (launch) a great-tasting and high-quality dairy-free ‘milk chocolate’ for our customers to incorporate in a wide variety of applications,” Barry Callebaut North America said.