Chocolate spread

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Chocolate spread
Nutella ak.jpg
Nutella, a well-known chocolate-hazelnut spread
Type Spread
Place of origin Netherlands[citation needed]
Created by Brinkers[citation needed]
Main ingredients Cocoa, oil, milk, sugar

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

Although it tastes, smells, and looks like chocolate, it does not solidify, even at room temperature. 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 (e.g., ground hazelnuts) 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.