Calories in Skittles

There are few sweets and candies out there as vibrantly colored and delicious as skittles, but how many calories are in skittles? This page is a quick guide to skittles calories, including fun size and also the nutritional facts surrounding this popular, rainbow colored treat.

Whereby most candies are loaded with calories and little else, there is one vitamin that you can get a great dose of from a regular bag of skittles. Find out which one right here.

We also cover skittles sours as this is another popular version of the candy that people may be searching for.

If you would like to know who makes skittles candy, we have that covered here too.

There are various other confectionery items featured on our site, and the calories that they contain in our chocolates and sweets menu.

How many calories in skittles?

Taste the rainbow the packet says, perhaps it should be taste the calories as this is one candy that is going to provide you with lots of them.

How many calories in a bag of skittles?

  • In a regular 2.17 oz bag of skittles there are 251 calories

How many calories in a skittle?

Ok this is rather specific, but some people may want to know the number of calories in one skittle.

  • In one skittle there is approximately 5 calories

How many calories in fun size skittles?

How about fun size skittles calories now, a smaller bag of the candy.

  • In a 20 g bag of fun size skittles there are 81 calories

Skittles calories by weight

  • In 1 oz of skittles there are 113 calories
  • In 100 g of skittles there are 405 calories

Calories in skittles sours

We have covered the calories regular skittles contain, but how many calories in skittles sours? You are about to find out.

  • In a regular 1.8 oz bag of skittles sours there are 202 calories

We trust that this information has been able to settle any query that you may have in relation to the calories skittles contain. To find out what is actually in skittles, as in any nutritional benefits that they may offer, please continue reading the following section.

Skittles nutrition facts

It may not come as a surprise to you, but there are very few nutritional benefits that you are going to obtain by eating candy like skittles. However, the one redeeming factor here is that skittles are a great source of vitamin C, and you can get a very attractive 41.4 milligrams of this important vitamin in a regular size bag.

Even with this being the case though there is still a very high volume of sugar in skittles, and there is also some fat, of which almost the entirety is saturated fat, the type you want to avoid.

Skittles are great as a treat, but eating them everyday is not going to do your health a great deal of good at all, regardless of the vitamin C that they provide you with.

The following skittles nutrition facts are based on a regular 2.17 oz bag of skittles.

  • Vitamin A - 0.0 IU
  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B6 - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B9 (Folate) - 0.0 micrograms
  • Vitamin B12 - 0.0 micrograms
  • Vitamin C - 41.4 milligrams (an impressive 69% of your RDA)
  • Vitamin E - 0.1 milligrams
  • Vitamin K - 0.7 micrograms
  • Choline - 0.0 milligrams
  • Protein - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.0 mg
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.0 g
  • Carbohydrates - 56.3 g
  • Water - 2.4 g
  • Total fats - 2.7 g (of which 2.6 g is saturated fat)
  • Sugars - 47.0 g

The RDA/RDI featured in this list applies to the average male adult and can vary due to age, gender and individual requirements due to medical reasons.

If you want to find out more about the vitamins and minerals that feature in the above list, such as the various other foods that contain them, and the purpose that they fulfill in keeping your body healthy, please take a look at our vitamins and minerals menu.

Who makes skittles candy?

One popular question is who makes skittles candy? They are currently produced and marketed by Wm. Wrigley Jnr company, who are a part of Mars Inc.

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