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#1 CSF

Posted 15 December 2012 - 03:53 PM

Is it true that vegans only eat dark chocolate & not milk or white chocolate?

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#2 tick

Posted 15 December 2012 - 03:55 PM

They only eat chocolate without dairy in it.  Dark chocolate is sometimes dairy free, sometimes not, so you need to check the label.  The other two always contain dairy.

#3 Acidulous Osprey

Posted 15 December 2012 - 03:55 PM

Yes.  Milk chocolate contains dairy which comes from cows and white chocolate usually contains dairy solids.

#4 Bluestocking

Posted 15 December 2012 - 03:57 PM

Not just average dark chocolate, but dark dark chocolate. its got to be the 70% and over stuff, generally, if its going to be dairy free.

#5 Froger

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:00 PM

Yes. Vegans do not eat dairy food, so that would include milk chocolate and white chocolate. However some dark chocolate also contains milk, so you have to read the ingredients and make sure it is dairy free.

#6 snuffles

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:00 PM

You are all making me hungry.

#7 Roobear

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:01 PM

Sweet William do dairy free milk chocolate original.gif

#8 Jekaho

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:04 PM

We sell a variety of Fairtrade chocolates at markets. Fortunately for us, the packaging says when it's vegan and/or gluten free and/or soy free etc. As PPs have said, no dairy. We have vegan chocolates that are 60% cocoa - but they are flavoured eg. orange, almond. We do have an 85% cocoa - soooo dark!

But anyway, these days, I would think most labels would say whether it's vegan or other dietary needs.

#9 Acidulous Osprey

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:16 PM

Any vegan who eats dairy milk chocolate (real dairy milk chocolate) or honey flavoured chocolate is not a true vegan.

#10 CSF

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:35 PM

Thank you for this!

#11 Totoro!

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

My vegan fella eats the Lindt dark chocolate which is 70% or over. It's yum original.gif You can find some really good stuff at artisan chocolatiers too.

#12 pp67

Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:37 PM

The Lindt dark chocolate will come in handy for Easter original.gif

#13 mollybot

Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:15 PM

Lindt 85 % is Vegan.

#14 ednaboo

Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:50 AM

Aldi do a fair trade dark chocolate that is dairy free.  Cheap too!

#15 JustSmileAndNod

Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:27 AM

Www.veganonline.com.au have a range of vegan hocs - currently eyeing off the French champagne filled truffles!!

#16 Bob Loblaw

Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:35 AM

Whittakers has a range of dark chocolate that is vegan - rum and raisin and peppermint are just some of the flavours. They can be picked up at Big W.

#17 kpingitquiet

Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:50 AM

Most of my vegan friends enjoy a variety of chocolates from dark to "milk" made with rice milk biggrin.gif




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