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asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th January, 2020

Why do Hershey bars taste different?

The main reason that Hershey's has a unique taste is because of the milk that the American manufacturer uses. Nowadays, the company have ditched the sour milk in favour of butyric acid, which gives the bars a similar taste.

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Herein, why does Hershey's chocolate taste different?

According to MailOnline, the chemical found in Hershey's chocolate, vomit, parmesan cheese and sour butter is called butyric acid. They also claim the butyric acid — which gives vomit its acidic smell and taste — gives American chocolate its "tangy" flavor.

One may also ask, are Hershey Kisses and Hershey bars the same? One signifiant change will be that from now on, Hershey's Kisses and milk chocolate bars will be made with real vanilla instead of an artificial flavor. Instead, the chocolate will contain more natural cocoa butter to produce the same results.

Also Know, why does American chocolate taste different?

The secret lies with a chemical that is also found in parmesan cheese, rancid butter - and vomit. American chocolate is renowned for its slightly sour or tangy taste. This breaks down the fatty acids in the milk and produces butyric acid - the chemical that gives vomit its very distinctive smell and acrid taste.

How bad are Hershey bars for you?

A standard 43 g bar of Hershey's milk chocolate contains 13 g of fat, 24 g of sugar and 210 calories. Eating this product in high quantities could lead to weight gain, and being overweight can increase the risk of numerous health problems, including hypertension, diabetes and heart disease.

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