L - North America - Bars

Le Chocolat "Milk & White Chocolate with Strawberries"

Shoppers Drug Mart

Taste: 1

Texture: 1

Novelty: 4

All scores out of 5

June 22 2008

For those of you out of the know Shoppers Drug Mart is a huge chain of drug stores here in Canada. What Shoppers Drug Mart decided to do for Christmas time this year was release a line of "fine" Belgian chocolate. The cool thing about them is that there are a few really interesting combinations available. This one for example is pretty fun with a split white and milk chocolate bar covered in freeze dried strawberries.

The problem with these treats however is that the chocolate really sucks. I've eaten chocolates in Belgium before and other than their cheap bargain store stuff this doesn't even hold a candle. It was waxy and really really hard. The flavour was weak at best; even the white chocolate didn't have any flavour to it.

On top of all that (literally) the freeze-dried strawberries tasted like strawberry astronaut ice cream. Sure as a novelty it's pretty cool but something has to be done about the flavour. I'm pretty disappointed and I hope if they want this line to survive they put in a little more effort.