Home of Artisan chocolates, confections, ice creams and savory dishes all made with the healthiest ingredient on the planet...Chocolate!
Sweet & Savory Chocolate Offerings
Chocolat believes that chocolate should be part of your daily routine.
Whether it is in the form of chocolate art, cocoa nibs, chocolate tea,
biscotti, cakes, soup, moles,
ice creams, chocolate truffles or
chocolate tasting bars, we have something to offer you!
Browse just a few of our pieces on our Chocolate Offerings' page and email us at Sales@SaintJacquesChocolat.com to ask us how we can assist you in incorporating the healthiest ingredient on the planet into your life!
Using over 50 lbs. of white, milk and dark chocolate, colored cocoa butter and several different media of chocolate, Master Chocolatier Max McConaghay created and presented this beautiful chocolate dress at the St. Joseph Hospital Celebration Gala for Breast Cancer.
You may be surprised to
learn that cacao, the pod from
which chocolate is made, is
actually a fruit and even more
surprised to learn that it is
one of the most commonly
eaten healthy fruits.
Recent research studies have shown a link between cocoa and cardiovascular health, with reduced risk of blood clots, strokes and heart attacks. Cocoa has the highest antioxidant value of all the natural foods in the world!
ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) scale was developed by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to measure the ability of antioxidants to absorb free radicals, which normally cause cell and tissue damage. The higher the ORAC score, the higher the level of antioxidants present in the food.
ORAC Scores for Top Antioxidant Foods (per 100 grams)
Raw Cacao Powder 95,500
Raw Cacao Nibs 62,100
Roasted Cocoa Powder, Cocoa Nibs 26,000
Goji Berries* 25,300
Acai Berries* 18,500
Dark Chocolate 13,120
Cranberries (Raw) 9,090
Milk Chocolate 6,740
Red Wine 4,523
Green Tea (Brewed) 1,253
Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture/Journal of American Chemical Society *Brunswick Laboratories MA, USA
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