Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate

Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate / Hazelnut (1 Bar / Box of 12)
40g (1.41 oz.) Chocolate

The Swiss chocolatier of Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Bars not solely produces the best and healthiest chocolates but is also committed to environmental sustainability practices. These exclusively produced, velvety smooth bars come in 2 rich flavours, regular Biodynamic® Dark Chocolate and Dark Chocolate with Hazelnuts. Because the raw cacao beans used to create these Dark Chocolate Bars are cultivated and processed using Biodynamic methods, no potentially destructive chemicals, synthetic fertilisers or additives are ever used. With Solspring’s partner’s innovation as well as their passionate commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, the creation of Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Bars couldn’t be in more capable experienced hands.

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Ancient Purity presents… Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Bars. Today’s damaging industrial farming methods, such as the abundant use of toxic pesticides, deforestation, erosion, soil degradation as well as labour exploitations challenge the sustainability of honest eco-friendly chocolate production. Solspring’s chocolatier in Switzerland is also fully-dedicated to managing social responsibilities as well as environmental sustainability practices. Boasting 70% Biodynamic cocoa from pure raw cacao beans, these bars not just offer exceptional taste, but they are made using a farming method known as ‘soil-first regenerative agriculture’ which concentrates on feeding the valuable soil that feeds us. These are nice little handy bars, the others we have are often too big need to be shared, these are a healthy sized portion.

Of all the delicacies available around the globe, a chocolate bar remains one of the most favoured. Chocolate and mankind have a love affair dating back more than 5000 years, and in some cases, chocolate was a symbol power, wealth and luxury. During the 14th century, the Mayans and Aztecs even used cacao beans as a kind of money. Unfortunately, just like all chocolates are not created equal, the same holds true for Dark Chocolate…Fortunately, Solspring’s team went on a mission finding the finest chocolate bars, they found the ideal solution not solely offering deliciously- tasting bars but addresses the social and environmental issues as top priorities as well. Obviously, Ancient Purity didn’t waste time and now proudly supplies these delectable chocolate treats. 

Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Bars – Information & Points to Research

  • Contains 70% Biodynamic Cocoa, Biodynamic Cane Sugar & Biodynamic Cocoa Butter
  • Made Using Soil-First Regenerative Agriculture
  • Sustainable & Social Responsible.
  • Eco-Friendly Production.
  • Demeter Certified Biodynamic® & USDA Certified Organic
  • Include Dietary Fibre (4 grams) & Protein (3 to 4 grams).
  • Contains Minerals, Calcium, Iron & Potassium
  • Antioxidant Properties (flavanols, polyphenols, epicatechin & resveratrol)
  • Might Reduce High Blood Pressure.
  • Cognitive Health Supportive.
  • Family-Owned Swiss Chocolatier with over 90 Years of Innovative Experience, one of the first to Develop Fair Trade & Organic Chocolates.
  • Unbeatable Taste.
  • Carbon Neutral Chocolate.
  • Might Enhance Blood Flow.
  • Supports a Healthy Heart.

Lively up Yourself by a Pure Dark Chocolate Boost

Because the raw cacao beans used to create these Dark Chocolate Bars are cultivated and processed using Biodynamic methods, no potentially destructive chemicals, synthetic fertilisers or additives are ever used. With Solspring’s partner’s innovation as well as their passionate commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, the creation of Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Bars couldn’t be in more capable experienced hands. Savouring the fact that Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate and Dark Chocolate with Hazelnuts are made from premium quality Swiss Dark Chocolate with 70% cocoa, you can thoroughly enjoy these treats guilt free.

On top of that, Dark Chocolate is brimming with nutrients which can positively affect your health. This superior Dark Chocolate is rich in fibre, iron, magnesium, copper, manganese, and several other minerals. Dark Chocolate is jam-packed with organic compounds that are biologically active and act as antioxidants. These include: flavanols, polyphenols and catechins, among others. Chocolate is one of the few foods that taste delicious while providing potent health benefits. Let’s have a look at these benefits.

Real Dark Chocolate at 70%

Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Gives

Chocolate has been a favoured snack since the ancient Mayans enjoyed it to spice their drinks back in 2000 B.C. Today, we still value chocolate, and now we’ve even more reasons to crave it in all its many shapes, from chocolate beverages to chocolate flavouring to hard chocolate candies. Not solely is it a popular delectable treat, but dark chocolate also has a wide range of health benefits. To be considered “Dark Chocolate,” chocolate must contain at least 50% cocoa solids, cocoa butter, and sugar, but it doesn’t contain milk, like in milk chocolate. Scientific studies have shown that the darker the chocolate, the more cocoa solids you’re getting and the most possible health benefits.

''I thought about giving up Dark Chocolate but I’m no quitter.'' – P.H.

Supports a Healthy Heart… One of the most significant benefits that researchers tout is the role Dark Chocolate may play in improving heart health. A systematic review and meta-analysis published in July 2020 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology found that eating chocolate once weekly was associated with an 8% lower risk of blocked arteries. Another large study, published in May 2021 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, analysed data from more than 188,000 veterans and concluded that regularly eating about 1 oz of Dark Chocolate was associated with a lower risk of coronary artery issues. Scientific research suggests it’s the flavonoids in Dark Chocolate that maintain heart health. These chemicals help produce nitric oxide, which causes blood vessels to relax and blood pressure to lower, per a review published in March 2017 in the American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology. 

Mood Booster… No, it’s not your imagination! Studies show that consuming Dark Chocolate with high percentages of cacao, such as 70 percent (Like the Dark Chocolate Ancient Purity Supplies here), may benefit your brain. There is research indicating that Dark Chocolate stimulates neural activity in areas of the brain associated with pleasure and reward, which in turn decreases stress and improves your mood, says Joy DuBost, PhD, RD, a food scientist and registered dietitian. A study published in Depression & Anxiety in July 2019 even linked the consumption of Dark Chocolate to reduced risk of clinical depression.

Biodynamic Farming Goes Further

Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate keeps Giving

''I love nothing more than a good, rich, dark chocolate. It exhilarates. It satisfies.'' - Abigail Spencer

Brain Health…Dark Chocolate may also enhance your brain’s function. One research of healthy volunteers revealed that consuming high flavanol cocoa for 5 days enhanced blood flow to the brain. Cocoa may also significantly improve cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. It may improve verbal fluency and several risk factors for sickness, as well. Additionally, Dark Chocolate contains stimulant substances like caffeine and theobromine, which may be the main reason why it can improve brain function in the short-term. 

Might improve Blood Flow & Lower Blood Pressure… The flavanols present in Dark Chocolate can stimulate the endothelium, the lining of arteries, to produce nitric oxide (NO). One of the functions of NO is to send signals to the arteries to relax, which lowers the resistance to blood flow and therefore reduces blood pressure. Many controlled studies show that cocoa and Dark Chocolate can improve blood flow and lower blood pressure, though the effects are usually mild. Given the great variation between studies on this subject, it’s clear that more research is needed.

Vision Health… Early tests showed that people who ate Dark Chocolate had improved vision 2 hours after eating the chocolate, compared to persons who ate milk chocolate instead. While Dark Chocolate might offer temporarily improved vision, more tests are needed to determine how long that boost might last or how helpful it might be in the real world.

Biodynamic Reaches Beyond Organic

Demeter Certified Biodynamic®

Dark Chocolate – A Little History

Chocolate in all its forms is something that I, along with many others like to indulge in on an almost daily basis. But chocolate as it’s enjoyed today is quite different from when it first arrived in Europe from South America around the 16th century. To the indigenous Aztec people, cocoa was consumed as a drink and held great cultural and medicinal significance. It was almost viewed as a panacea that could cure various ailments, including fever, diarrhoea, fatigue, angina and tooth decay. The Aztec belief that cocoa was a divine elixir was probably due to the notion that it was a gift from Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec god of wind and wisdom. Perhaps this is why Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus named the plant Theobroma cacao, from the ancient Greek words “theos” meaning god and “broma” meaning food – “Food of the Gods”. It’s more likely though that the reason for any potential benefits is due to the high concentration of polyphenols found in natural cocoa known as cocoa flavanols. Polyphenols are antioxidant compounds in fruit and vegetables that protect the body from free radicals, which in excess have been linked to various diseases. So Cocoa research shows it’s way more than just a guilty pleasure.

The person thought to be responsible for beginning the integration of cocoa into Europe was Hernan Cortes, a Spanish conquistador (soldier and explorer) following his return from the “New World”. In 1518, Cortes and his men arrived in what is now Mexico and headed towards the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan. During their time in Mexico, the Spaniards tasted a bitter drink known as “chikolatl”. The drink contained roasted cocoa beans that were crushed and then boiled in water with spices and chilli. The first exposure to the drink was not a favourable experience for the Spaniards, deeming it too bitter and almost unpalatable. But having seen Montezuma II, king of the Aztecs, consume the drink around 50 times a day, Cortes was interested in the potential of cocoa and sought to bring it back to Spain following his conquest. Once in Europe cocoa beans were crushed and mixed with honey and sugar, becoming a popular drink among the elite. Eventually, in the 19th century, the first chocolate bar was made by Joseph Fry and Sons, creating what we know as chocolate today.

Dark Chocolate alone or with Hazelnut

Solspring® Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Bars… Closing Thoughts

If you are a Dark Chocolate lover, you’ve come to the right place. Produced in Switzerland, Solspring launched Biodynamic® Organic Dark Chocolate Bars that rightfully can be named ‘Health Food.’ These Dark Chocolate Bars have a combination of bitter and sweet flavours and are loved for their deliciously rich taste. They are produced by a family-owned Swiss company with more than 90 years of chocolatier experience. Besides making superior Dark Chocolate, they are also fully-dedicated to managing social responsibilities as well as environmental sustainability practices. Enjoy the fantastic flavour! These Dark Chocolate Bars are also jam-packed with nutritional goodness. Oh! Did you know that Chocolate and love go hand in hand? If you want to get on your loved one’s good side, feed them a steady supply of good chocolate! In fact, a study by the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships found that eating sweet treats can lead to heightened romantic interest. So next time you are in the mood for some extraordinary Dark Chocolate, Ancient Purity supplies the finest only! Often forgotten in the colourful history and delicious sweetness of chocolate products is the well-documented harm caused to our environment by the out-of-control worldwide chocolate manufacturing. Now you can enjoy it guilt free.

''Everywhere in the world there are tensions – economic, political and religious. So we need chocolate.'' - Alain Ducasse
''Chocolate symbolizes, as does no other food, luxury, comfort, sensuality, gratification, and love.'' - Karl Petzke
''Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.'' - Judith Viorst

Experience the Biodynamic® difference with these velvety smooth Organic Dark Chocolate Bars - Order Today

  • Biodynamic Cocoa – 70%.
  • Biodynamic Cane Sugar.
  • Biodynamic Cocoa Butter.
  • Organic Cane Sugar.
  • Hazelnuts.

Gluten & Soy FREE

  • Eat and Enjoy, guilt free.
  • Brand: Solospring.
  • Size: 40g (1.41 oz.).
  • Storage: Keep in a cool dry place.
  • Estimated shelf life from purchase: 1 year.

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