Sweetly synonymous with love, indulging in delicious chocolate triggers feel–good chemicals, hence the reason chocolate is often referred to as the ‘love drug’, the ‘happiness drug’ and the ‘pleasure drug’. Whilst devouring chocolate places high on our ‘most pleasurable activities to-do list in life’, most of us know that as much as we’d like to, we can’t eat chocolate all day every day due it’s sugar content, or so we thought…
Thankfully, the Cape Town-based brand of natural chocolate, GD Chocolate (formerly known as Gayleen’s Decadence), offers gourmet-quality indulgences that will leave your taste buds satisfied and your conscience clear. Unlike many confections on the market that use artificial sweeteners and preservatives, that can wreak havoc on your body, GD Chocolate’s range are made from natural ingredients, free of dairy, preservatives, refined sugars and high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). This coupled with the fact that GD chocolates are sweetened with only the finest quality of raw unadulterated honey which contains no chemicals, making them the perfect guilt-free chocolate treat. All products are UTZ certified.
GD Chocolate is thrilled to announce that they will be extending their range of delectable individually handcrafted soft-centred chocolates and decadent slabs. Whilst many of their favourite slabs remain the same in taste and flavour (7 different variants which are all numbered), the soft-centred chocolates rebranded as GD Buttercups are available in 5 different variants (3 original flavours and 2 new ones which are Almond butter and Vanilla). Both the slabs and the Buttercups will be introduced in beautiful new packaging.
From natural nutrients and enzymes to antioxidants and antibacterial qualities, unadulterated pure honey, a key ingredient in GD’s range boasts a variety of health benefits:
- High level of antioxidants helps with heart disease, high blood pressure and cholesterol
- Promotes both body and digestive health
- Strengthens the immune system
- Helps to eliminate allergies
- Reduced glucose levels
GD is available at Wellness Warehouse, selected Spars, Health shops and Pharmacies, Deli’s and online stores.
Price of slab: R53.00 (on shelf now)
Price of Buttercups: R20.00 (on shelf mid-June)
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