Though it isn’t a delight that we get to enjoy in North America (yet!), Sweet William Chocolate is a dairy-free Australian brand that makes a huge range of allergy-friendly chocolate products. They even craft dairy-free white chocolate!
Sweet William Chocolate is an Allergy-Friendly Favorite in Australia
The Original Sweet William Chocolate bars and blocks are made to taste just like milk chocolate. The white chocolate is even creamier and rich with cocoa butter. For those who want a little less sugar, Sweet William Chocolate also offers an array of dark chocolate and “I’m Sweet Enough” no sugar added bars (using maltitol and stevia). I’ve included details on a few of their most popular chocolate bars, followed by quick information on some of their other offerings.
Ingredients: raw cane sugar, cocoa butter, soy flour, cocoa mass, maltodextrin (from maize), cocoa powder, chicory fibre, emulsifiers (sunflower lecithin, e476), natural flavours.
Nutrition (per 25 grams): 134 calories, 8g fat, 12.3g carbs, 1.6g fiber, 10.2g sugars, 2.1g protein.*
Ingredients: cane sugar, cocoa butter, tapioca, soy flour, inulin, emulsifiers (sunflower lecithin, e476), natural flavours.
Nutrition (per 25 grams): 132 calories, 7.7g fat, 14.9g carbs, 1.4g fiber, 13.2g sugars, .7g protein.*
Dark Chocolate No Sugar Added
Ingredients: cocoa mass, cocoa butter, maltitol, cocoa powder, chicory fibre, emulsifiers (sunflower lecithin, e476), natural vanilla flavour, stevia leaf extract.
Nutrition (per 25 grams): 151 calories, 12.5g fat, 3.4g carbs, 1.8g fiber, .2g sugars, 1.1g protein.*
More Sweet William Chocolate Varieties
- Original Chocolate Bars No Added Sugar
- Chocolate Bars with Rice Crackle 96% Sugar Free
- White Chocolate Bars with Strawberry Pieces 84% Less Sugar
The Sweet William Chocolate line also includes chocolate chips and baking buttons for baking and cute, kid-friendly seasonal chocolate for Easter and Christmas.
More Allergen Notes
As if that weren’t enough, Sweet William Chocolate is also very upfront about their allergen safety. The following is directly from their website:
All Sweet William products are free from dairy, lactose, gluten, peanuts and tree nuts. Sweet William operates a totally dedicated facility and implements strict procedures to ensure their products are free from allergens. In addition every supplier of ingredients is screened intensely to make sure that every single ingredient is free from dairy, gluten and nuts. Sweet William also regularly sends out batch samples for analysis to make sure there are no allergens present. All these procedures combined ensure peace of mind for people dealing with allergies and food intolerances.
All Sweet William chocolate is also free from preservatives, and artificial colours and flavours. In No Added Sugar products they are naturally sweetened with Stevia. No artificial sweeteners are used.
The Facts on Sweet William Chocolate
Price: $3.60 per 100-gram bar
Availability: Sweet William Chocolate is sold in Australia. Look for it in the health food section of stores like Coles and IGA, or order it online direct from the company’s website below.
Certifications: Sweet William Chocolate is Certified Kosher Pareve.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Sweet William Chocolate is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, vegan, and vegetarian.*
For More Product Information: Visit the Sweet William website at www.sweetwilliam.com.au.
*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. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy.