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Veloforte FORZA Re-fuel Energy Bar

Veloforte FORZA Re-fuel Energy Bar

Fennel re-fuel is the most ridiculous idea I have heard for a while. But it does make sense. And if it’s from Veloforte, you may be nearly sure it’s going to be something great. And it nearly is.

I don’t ride a bike. And although Veloforte is all about riding, it doesn’t matter at all. Their energy bars are one of the tastiest out there. And if you want proof, here it is: their CLASSICO Citrus energy bar scored a really nice 7/10 pts, what means ‘very good’. And IT IS VERY GOOD. So I couldn’t resist myself and along with the latest ZENZERO energy bar, I gave a try not-so-the-latest FORZA Re-fuel with… fennel. As ridiculous it may seem, as tasty it is (oops, someone has just spoiled the beans).

Veloforte FORZA Re-fuel Energy Bar
Veloforte FORZA Re-fuel Energy Bar

Anyway, it’s not so good in all aspects, as this bar is nearly odourless. There’s a little bit of fennel scent in this snack and… that’s it. No apricots and no almonds scent here. Too bad. Even worse, this bar is really chewy and pretty much sticks to the teeth. So if you want to give your jaw a bit of workout, then you know where to go. However, this bar is, for a change, pretty softish on the outside, but might be somewhat thicky inside. This and that makes it not the most comfortable to eat, so a sip may come in handy for some.

It’s time for better news now. This energy bar is delicious.


It has a unique taste of apricots (31%), almonds (23%) and fennel. All of them are easily detectable, making that composition well balanced and sweet, but not oversweet. A honey addition makes it pleasantly luscious too. It’s nothing you’d expect here. And it’s also nothing to be experienced anywhere else. But at the same time, it’s highly palatable and really satisfying in its own way. It’s different than you know from the other sweet treats. But that difference keeps repeating ‘you’ll come back to me’. And there may be something in it.

Do I want another serving after the first one? Oh dear, I don’t want to answer this question, honestly. All of that, because my heart says ‘yes!’, but my brain whispers ‘I’m not so sure about it’. And if only it was a bit more comfortable to eat… Maybe next time?

Veloforte FORZA Re-fuel Energy Bar

This is supposed to be an energy bar, but its macros say something different. A 70g bar has pretty largish 254 kcal, as much as 7.7g of fat, an ideal 38.3g of carbs and a whopping 12.1g of protein. It’s not so bad, but too much fat and protein make it not-so-perfect energy bar. The ingredients list looks really nice, as it contains a load of good stuff, including honey. And there’s no palm fat at all. Pretty nice.

However, largish macros make this bar not suitable for a sustainable energy bar on the go’ title.

So go and re-fuel yourself with fennel. Because…


Veloforte FORZA Re-fuel Energy Bar

…this is nothing you’ll find anywhere else. This energy bar is surprisingly tasty and satisfying, leaving you with a feeling ‘what the hell was that?!’ in a positive way. Because you’d never expect you can re-fuel yourself with fennel, right? So now I tell you – keep calm and give it a try. Even if you hear about fennel for the first time.

Will I ever go back to this energy bar? Well, there are better energy bars on the market, indeed. However, if you want to find the most original one when it comes to the taste, then here it is. And I think I will go back to it one day for sure.

  • Smell 5.5
    5.5/10
  • Outer firmness 7
    7/10
  • Inner firmness 5
    5/10
  • Taste 8.5
    8.5/10
  • Moistness 7
    7/10
  • Nutrients 3
    3/10
  • Ingredients 7
    7/10
  • Overall experience 7.5
    7.5/10

OUR RATE: GOOD

This snack is nothing you’ll find anywhere else. This energy bar is surprisingly tasty and satisfying, leaving you with a feeling ‘what was that?!’ in a positive way. Because you’d never expect you can re-fuel yourself with fennel, right? So now I tell you – keep calm and give it a try. Even if you hear about fennel for the first time.

Overall
6.3/10
6.3/10
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Pros

A very interesting taste! Amount of carbs right on the spot

Cons

Too much of fat Too much of protein

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