Chocolate spread

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Chocolate spread
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A chocolate-hazelnut spread
Type Spread
Place of origin Netherlands[citation needed]
Creator Brinkers[citation needed]
Main ingredients Cocoa, oil, milk, sugar

Chocolate spread is a chocolate-flavoured paste which is eaten mostly spread on breads and toasts or similar pastries such as waffles, pancakes, muffins, and pitas.

Although it tastes, smells, and looks like chocolate, it does not solidify. The paste usually contains cocoa and vegetable or palm oil, and is also likely to contain milk, sugar and additional flavors.[1] At times, it also includes nuts or honey. Chocolate spread is normally sold in glass jars or plastic tubs.

Nutritional information[edit]

Chocolate-flavored hazelnut spread
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 2,262 kJ (541 kcal)
62.16 g
29.73 g
Saturated 28.423 g
5.41 g
Vitamin E
4.96 mg
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

Notable brands[edit]


  1. ^ "HERSHEY'S Spreads Chocolate". The Hershey Company. Retrieved 1 December 2014.