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Taste test: This bag contained large popcorn kernels with small wiggles of dark chocolate on most pieces. Some pieces were stuck together into twosomes or threesomes, but most kernels were singles. We crunched in to a handful of pieces to find a nice crispness and varying levels of sweetness depending on how much chocolate was on any given kernel. Generally, there was plenty of sweetness, despite the fact that only a very small portion of the surfaces had any chocolate. (The actual kernels had quite a bit less chocolate then shown in the picture on the bag, but tastewise, this was not a problem — there was enough chocolate to taste quite good.) It seemed like the popcorn (chocolate aside) was kettle corn, but it was hard to taste the subtle sweetness of the kettle corn amid the much more intense sweetness of the chocolate. There didn't seem to be a whole lot of sea salt in the mix, but every time we came across some salt, it was a nice surprise offering a great contrast to the two kinds of sweet. A nice treat!
Aroma: Mild chocolate and popcorn smell.
Manufacturer: Angie's Artisan Treats, LLC
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From the package: "Joy. Love Exaltation. Sea salt and dark chocolatey goodness. They gather together in this celebration of delicious. We use only the good stuff, making a party-ready mix that's good enough to gift. No high-fructose corn syrup and just in town for the holidays."
This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Star Market (formerly Shaws, and Star Market again before that), Porter Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Review published .