Why g.org.e is good for you!

Gorgeous handmade chocolate truffles with a difference, g.org.e truffles are made with high quality organic produce
and only contain ingredients that are actually good for you*.

Organic & Raw

No Added Sugar

No Gluten or Grains

No Dairy or Lactose

No Soya or Emulsifiers

No Sugar Substitutes

No Egg

No Hydrogenated or Trans Fat

No Sulphates

Source of Omega 3 & 6

No Yeast or Salt

GM Free & Fair Trade

No colours, flavourings or preservatives
Contain only naturally occurring sugars
Suitable for diabetics, coeliacs, paleo diets and vegetarians/vegans
We even count toward your five a day

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*With the exception of the rum in rum truffles and kirsch in sour cherry and kirsch truffles, every ingredient contained with gorge truffles, chocolate bars and truffle eggs have a high nutritional content and contain vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.

The main ingredients contained within our products have the following nutritional benefits:

Raw Cacao

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g.org.e use raw cacao butter, solids and powder. Raw cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can
consume and is made by cold-pressing unroasted cocoa beans. The process keeps the living enzymes
in the cocoa, making it more nutritionally rich.

  • Cacao is full of antioxidants. The flavanols found in cacao may improve vascular function and reduce blood pressure.
  • Cacao contains magnesium, which is an essential mineral during times of stress and helps you to feel more relaxed. It also contains manganese, zinc, calcium and potassium and vitamin C.
  • Eating cacao makes you happy! It contains phenylethylamine which is responsible for our state of mood and pleasure and the same feelings you get when you are in love.
  • Cacao also contains serotonin and dopamine – which also stimulates good mood.

Almonds

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  • Almonds contain heart healthy monounsaturated fats which may help lower cholesterol
  • They are an excellent source of vitamin E; a powerful antioxidant that may protect cells against damaging free radicals and support immune function
  • Almonds also contain several key minerals which may improve bone health
  • A good source of magnesium which can help organ, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and regulating blood pressure

Dates

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After extensive research g.org.e decided to only use dates and raisins to sweeten our products. The dangers of  processed sugar are become more and more apparent, however whilst sugar substitutes such as coconut nectar sugar, agave nectar, xylitol and stevia have a lower GI, they act similarly to processed sugar once digested. Research has proven that, although still containing natural sugars, dates are a far healthier option for two reasons: 1) they contain a good deal of fibre which significantly lowers the speed at which sugars are absorbed into the blood stream and 2) dates have a high level of  vitamins and minerals ( as listed below) which are not contained in any sugar substitutes.

  • Rich in dietary fibre, which prevents LDL cholesterol absorption
  • Contains health benefiting  tannins which are known to possess anti-infective and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • They have antioxidants ( such as ß-carotene, lutein, and zea-xanthin) whichhave the ability to protect cells and other structures in the body from harmful effects of oxygen-free radicals. Thus, eating dates found to offer some protection from colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung, and pancreatic cancers.
  • Dates are an excellent source of iron, carry 0.90 mg/100 g of fruits (about 11% of RDI per 100g).
  • They are an excellent sources of potassium. 100 g contains 696 mg or 16% of daily-recommended levels of this electrolyte. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that help regulate heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Date fruits are also rich in minerals like calcium, manganese, copper, and magnesium.
  • Further, the fruit has moderate levels of B-complex group of vitamins as well as vitamin K.  It contains very good amounts of pyridoxine (vitamin B-6), niacin, pantothenic acid, and riboflavin. These vitamins act as cofactors help body metabolize carbohydrates, protein, and fats. Vitamin K is essential for many coagulant factors in the blood as well as in bone metabolism.
  • They are moderate sources of vitamin-A (contains 149 IU per 100 g), which is known to have antioxidant properties and essential for vision.

Raisins

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  • Raisins contain resveratrol, a polyphenol anti-oxidant, which has anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, blood cholesterol lowering activities
  • Raisins are very high in anthocyanin’s, another class of polyphenolic anti-oxidants. Anthocyanin’s have been found to have anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-cancer activities.
  • Raisins are dense sources minerals like calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium copper, fluoride, and zinc. Copper and manganese are an essential co-factor of antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. 100 g provides 23% daily requirement levels of iron.
  • In addition, they are rich in potassium (100 grams hold 749 mg of potassium)  which reduces heart rate, blood pressure and thereby helps prevent stroke, CHD, and peripheral vascular diseases.
  • Finally they are a good source of some B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin, and pantothenic acid.

Truffle Ingredients

Chocolate Chocolate Truffles: organic almonds, organic dates, organic raw cacao butter, organic raw cacao liquor, organic raisins, organic raw cacao powder, organic raw cacao nibs, filtered water, organic vanilla powder.

Coconut Chocolate Truffles: organic almonds, organic dates, organic raw cacao butter, organic new raw cacao liquor, organic raisins, organic desiccated coconut, filtered water.

Sour Cherry and Kirsch Chocolate Truffles: organic almonds, organic dates, organic raw cacao butter, organic raw cacao liquor, organic raisins, organic raw cacao powder, organic sour cherries, Kirsch, cherry brandy, organic freeze dried cherries.

Rum Chocolate Truffles: organic almonds, organic dates, organic raw cacao butter, organic raw liquor, organic raisins, organic raw cacao powder, rum, organic raw cacao solid.

Raspberry Chocolate Truffle: organic almonds, organic dates, organic raw cacao butter, organic raw cacao liquor, organic raisins, organic raw cacao powder, organic freeze dried raspberry powder, organic raspberry essence.

Approximate nutritional breakdown for g.org.e Chocolate Chocolate Truffle.

Nutritional Breakdown Per 100g Per 12g Truffle
Calories 471.1 56.5
Total Fat 27.9 3.4
    of which Saturated Fat 9.4 1.1
    of which Trans fat 0.0 0.0
Carbohydrates 42.8 5.1
    of which sugars 27.0 3.2
   of which dietary Fibre 10.4 1.3
Protein 11.5 1.4
Sodium 3.3 0.4

 

Vitamins, Minerals & Omega % RDA per 100g
Vitamin A 2.3
Vitamin C 3.2
Vitamin E 37.3
Vitamin K 37.6
Vitamin B6 4.9
Cooper 53.8
Calcium 14.1
Iron 23.5
Magnesium 79.7
Potassium 72.2
Riboflavin 22
Selenium 11.3
Thiamine 7
Zinc 18.1
Omega 6 1768.8mg

 

 

 

Bar Ingredients

g.org.e Chocolate Bar : organic raw cacao butter, organic raw cacao liquor, organic almonds, organic dates, organic raw cacao powder, organic raisins, organic vanilla powder.

 g.org.e Chocolate Bar Toppings: organic pistachios, organic mango, organic coconut, organic walnuts and organic cranberries.

Approximate nutritional breakdown for g.org.e Chocolate Bar (excluding toppings)

Nutritional Breakdown Per 100g Per 40g Bar
Calories 479.9 192.0
Total Fat 31.6 15.4
    of which Saturated Fat 16.6 12.7
    of which Trans fat
Carbohydrates 34.9 14.0
    of which sugars 23.3 9.3
   of which dietary Fibre 7.1 2.8
Protein 8.5 3.4
Sodium 2.2 0.9

 

Vitamins, Minerals & Omega % RDA per 100g
Vitamin A 2
Vitamin C 2.8
Vitamin E 33.6
Vitamin K 9.5
Vitamin B6 4.4
Cooper 5.5
Calcium 17.9
Iron 35.0
Magnesium 70.5
Potassium 70.6
Riboflavin 19.6
Selenium 9.7
Thiamine 6.4
Zinc 17.5
Omega 6 1807.9mg