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A recent date left this for me to find...a surprise gift, how sweet! I'd love to know just how sweet :)

It's 1 3/8 inches, 3.5 cm thick. The larger piece weighs 143 grams or 5 ounces.

It tastes pretty good (but I am definitely no connoisseur) and it's certainly in the semi-sweet/bittersweet range.

I just discovered one more possible hint, WinCo Foods sells chocolate block pieces in their bulk food section, there are WinCos in my date's home state of Idaho. They carry both what they call dark chocolate and bittersweet chocolate.

BUMMER! The bounty has expired, but I will still make good on it. I will give 250 pts to anyone who first positively identifies the mystery chocolate before I can. May the force be with you.

Chocolate picture 1

chocolate picture 2

chocolate picture 3

chocolate picture 4

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@Jolenalaska : Was it wrapped in any polythene or packed in a box.. –  Sweet72 Sep 23 '13 at 20:00
    
Neither. It was just in a bag like from the produce section of the supermarket. –  Jolenealaska Sep 23 '13 at 23:20
    
Some shards too, it was obviously cut to order. –  Jolenealaska Sep 24 '13 at 11:30
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Where are you from? Is it something that could be from a local shop? –  colejkeene Sep 26 '13 at 17:44
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Stupid question perhaps, but why don't you ask the person who gave it to you? –  Marti Sep 27 '13 at 14:09
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The thickness of the shards makes me think it's from a Trader Joe's PoundPlus slab (http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_GYEen-QNBAU/TUXoBPW3beI/AAAAAAAAKqs/0PMdufwqMGo/s1600/205885.jpeg). Unfortunately, I don't have one around to check if the marks match.

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I'm not sure - the markings don't seem to match this image: 2.bp.blogspot.com/_hKTWzHgcNrs/TOM-bEIlMjI/AAAAAAAAAEc/… –  Rachel Sep 25 '13 at 14:59
    
Good call ... I remember the Trader Joe's slab looking different. My next guess: Grenada Chocolate Company. The pattern here could be the bottom left corner of the logo; here's a thinner version of it: chocablog.com/reviews/grenada-chocolate-company-82 –  post meridiem Sep 30 '13 at 19:32
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Why not rave on how awesome it is and ask where you can get more? Then once you find this out...you can hopefully get your answer!

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That's not a bad idea! –  Jolenealaska Oct 26 '13 at 18:44
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This might sound crazy but aside from TJ's and Whole Foods, try Pier 1. Once upon a time I bought gigantic shards of odds-and-ends chocolate there, and the chocolate came from everywhere, as you might expect. Not sure if they still do it, but there's always a chance. :)

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I'm not sure if you found an answer or not, but is it possible he made it? And then only gave you a couple chunks of it in a produce bag to throw you off?

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Very nice thought, but no, not a chance. He can't make cocoa. –  Jolenealaska Dec 11 '13 at 14:57
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