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Last updated: 16 December 2021


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We blind taste test and compare 24 supermarket milk chocolate blocks, from brands including Cadbury, Lindt and Nestlé, to find the best.

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How we test


We tested 24 chocolate blocks labelled as 'milk', 'mylk' and 'm*lk' (including cooking/compound chocolate) that are available nationally in major supermarket chains. We excluded flavoured varieties.

Price is as purchased in Sydney stores (not on special).


Our experts tasted the milk chocolate samples 'blind' (without knowing the brands). Two sets of samples (set A and set B) were prepared and posted to each expert, and the tasting order was randomised for each expert.

The "A" tasting samples had all packaging removed, and identifying features on the chocolate surface (logo, pattern, etc.) were obscured. Each sample, regardless of the presence of identifying features, was treated the same. Each sample was tasted and independently judged on three criteria: aroma, texture and flavour.

The "B" presentation samples had all packaging removed, but any identifying features remained untouched. These samples were judged on one criterion only: appearance.


The CHOICE Expert Rating, our overall score, is made up of 90% taste (35% flavour, 35% texture, 5% aroma and 25% appearance) and 10% nutrition (based on the Health Star Rating, calculated from the details in the nutrition information panel and converted to a percentage). We recommend products with a CHOICE Expert Rating of 70% or more.

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List of brands we tested in this review.


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    Pack price in Sydney supermarkets (not on special).

    enter value/s in increments of 1 between 1.99 and 9

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    Price per 100g

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    Based on the price paid for specified pack sizes in Sydney supermarkets (not on special).

    enter value/s in increments of i between 0.67 and 11.25

    Sugars per 100g (g)

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    As per the nutrition information panel on the pack purchased.

    enter value/s in increments of i between 1.9 and 58.2


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    Certified organic, as per the label on the pack.


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      Suitable for vegans – contains no animal content.

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        Shop Ethical rates the environmental and social impact of the company (not the product) using independent sources. This rating is not included in our total score. N/A means there is no rating for that company.

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          • Cooking chocolate
          • Vegan
          • Organic
          • Price
          • Price per 100g
          • Energy per 100g (kJ)
          • Protein per 100g (g)
          • Fat per 100g (g)
          • Saturated fat per 100g (g)
          • Sugars per 100g (g)
          • Sodium per 100g (mg)
          • Percentage of cocoa
          • Percentage of milk
          • Ingredients
          • Sustainable certification
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