Apart from the
problem that some people have with the stimulant element of the
chocolate and the sugar content, there are subtler, yet I would
consider more important, factors.
The non-organic farming and
production practices have been a long term concern of
many vegans and organic eaters
Now with genetic engineering, the
use of soya products presents a challenge to those
Soya products are used in two main ways
1. As a substitute for the
white effect of milk and
2. It's derivative; 'lecithin' for it's emulsifing
avoid all the above you can try Rapunzel Chocolate
Plamil uses lecithin
from sunflower seeds in it's organic and non-organic
chocolate. "We use sunflower
Lecithin in all products where Lecithin is used, . .
. . . . even when we add a Soya ingredient. . . . .
there is currently no organic Lecithin of any
commercial grade available. . . . . . (Plamil
: - 6th July, 2004)
Black, label their
Organic Chocolate as GMO free.
Evernat will not confirm that
the soya lecithin is GM FREE
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Last updated 06-Jul-04