There are many talks around Cadbury among all diet or lifestyle types, some saying they are suitable to include it in their diet, and others saying the opposite.
In this article, I will try to answer the halal diet question about an Australian brand called Old Gold and whether their dark chocolates are permissible for Muslims or need to avoid them. So, Let’s dive in to find out.
About Cadbury Old Gold Dark Chocolate
Old Gold Dark Chocolate is a brand of dark chocolate owned by Cadbury and contains Cocoa Solid & Milk and Cocoa Butter.
Cadbury is marketing this chocolate in Australia as a premium product with a smooth flavor and high cocoa. Also, it is enjoyed as a snack or used in baking and cooking.
Old Gold made the Dark Chocolate variety using high-quality ingredients, including:
Sugar, Cocoa Mass & Butter, Glucose Syrup, Emulsifiers (476, Soy Lecithin), Peppermint Oil, Flavours, Food Acid (330), Milk Solids, and Invert Sugar.
Is Old Gold Dark Chocolate Halal?
The flavors are free from any derived haram ingredients. Also, are certified halal by Cadbury, including:
- Old Gold Dark Chocolate 70% Cocoa
- Old Gold Dark Chocolate Original
- Old Gold Dark Chocolate Peppermint
Regarding the other flavors that are not certified halal, including:
- Roast Almond
- Peanut Brittle
- Salted Toffee Bauble
- Old Jamaica Rum N Raisin
- Coated Peanut & Honeycomb
- Coated Almonds
- Crafted with Moccona
- Cherry Ripe
- Fruit n Nut Dark Chocolate Coated Bites
So, as a Mulims, you must avoid the non-halal listed varieties.
Indeed, Cadbury old gold dark chocolate offers 3 Halal varieties: 70% Cocoa, Original, and Peppermint. The others are unsuitable for Muslims.
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