We were pleasantly surprised by the full range of Purdy’s Vegan Chocolate Bars released last year, and weren’t expecting more dairy-free items from them so soon. But their chocolatiers have remained busy, drawing inspiration from the warmer climates of North America to create this indulgent line of Purdy’s Vegan Chocolates. It includes layered Sweet Georgia Browns and smoky Hawaiian Black Salt Caramels, in both dark and dairy-free mylk chocolate.
Purdy’s Vegan Chocolates Treat Fans to Inspired Dairy-Free Caramels
The caramel in each variety of Purdy’s vegan chocolates is cooked in a big copper kettle for a golden color, chewy texture, and rich depth in flavor. Once you buy and try these, let us know what you think by leaving your own unbiased rating and review below!
Vegan Hawaiian Black Salt Caramels
Purdy’s took ordinary caramels to another level with a sprinkle of Hawaiian black sea salt on top. And of course, these are made dairy free! They are sold in 6-piece and 16-piece boxes.
Ingredients: sugars (sugar, glucose), coconut milk (coconut, water), unsweetened chocolate, apple juice (apples), chickpea broth (water, chickpeas), cocoa butter, salt, coconut oil, rice syrup powder, natural flavours, soy lecithin, sunflower lecithin. made in a facility that uses milk, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and eggs.
Nutrition (per 3 pieces): 160 calories, 8g fat, 23g carbs, 1g fiber, 17g sugars, 1g protein.*
Vegan Sweet Georgia Browns
Their chocolatiers pour dairy-free caramel over a layer of roasted pecans, and top it with vegan mylk chocolate. They’re like classic Turtles, only better. These generously sized treats are sold in 2-packs and 8-piece boxes.
Ingredients: pecans, sugars (sugar, glucose), coconut milk (coconut, water), apple juice (apples), cocoa butter, rice syrup powder, unsweetened chocolate, coconut oil, natural flavours, salt, soy lecithin, sunflower lecithin. made in a facility that uses milk, peanuts, wheat, eggs and other tree nuts.
Nutrition (per piece): 170 calories, 13g fat, 14g carbs, 1g fiber, 9g sugars, 1g protein.*
More Allergen Notes
Purdy’s uses a dedicated vegan-only chocolate mould and packing line for the vegan chocolate bars. They actually have a dedicated vegan area for production in their factory kitchen. But as noted above, milk and other top allergens are still present in the facility. Contact them directly for details on allergen protocols.
More Facts on Purdy’s Vegan Chocolates
- Price: $6 to $25
- Availability: Purdy’s Vegan Chocolates are sold at Purdy’s locations across Canada, and they sell direct online via their website below. They ship throughout Canada (free shipping with minimum purchase) and the United States (flat shipping rate), and even offer shipping to other countries.
- Certifications: We did not note any certifications on Purdy’s Vegan Chocolates .
- Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Purdy’s Vegan Chocolates are dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, vegan, and vegetarian. Select varieties are made without nuts.*
- For More Product Information: Visit the Purdy’s website at www.purdys.com.
*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. All food products are at some degree of risk for allergen cross-contamination. Only you can assess what is safe for your needs.
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They’ve really nailed it with these chocolates. The caramel is very rich and chewy, the salt offers complexity, and the chocolate is very smooth and delicious. We loved both the milk and dark varieties.
As a vegan – these are a wonderful addition to the market! All of the chocolates are divine but the caramels are over the top – I’ve tasted nothing like them ever before