TT No. 542: Sugar Free Chocolate Spread

Chocolate spread is a sweet fat-based spread with major ingredients consisting of sugar, fat, cocoa powder, milk powder, stabiliser and emulsifier. The spread is a favourite amongst adults and children who like the taste of milk chocolate. The traditional product contains 38%-42% sugar, which is high in calorie (4 kcal g-1) Consumption of a high amount of sugar is unhealthy and would lead to various illnesses such as obesity and diabetes.

Main Research: Salmi Yati Shamsuddin