The Mars bar is the flagship confectionary product made by the company Mars. Making the product name essential “Bar”. Anyway, it is ultra popular and one of the oldest chocolate bars in the world with its origins in America, where today it is slightly different to the UK version.
Our version is bar of nougat and caramel with a milk chocolate coating. It has a distinct veiny outer shell and a soft and stretchy inside. It is a bar known for getting smaller and smaller over the years with the price staying the same if not getting more.
Here we’ll give you the detailed analyses of the syn values, syns per gram and its SynScore when compared to its contemporaries so you can decide if it’s worth the syns!
Mars Bar Syn Values
At time of writing, a Mars bar weighs 51 grams and contains 228 calories. This means that a single Mars bar is worth 11.4 syns each, has a ratio of 0.22 syns per gram and its SynScore is 97/100.
Are Mars Bars worth the syns?
A Mars bar is one of the best uses of syns if you are wanting a chocolate bar treat. This is because its 0.22 syns per gram makes it an efficient use of syns similar to a Curly Wurly, Tunnock’s Caramel Bar and a Double Decker.
When looking at every chocolate bar, it scores 97% which is only beaten by one other which is the Caramel Bar and above the Curly Wurly. This in essence makes a Mars bar a hard worker for your syns and one we’d recommend to have.
Mars Bar Ingredients
A Mars bar is a confectionary treat which means it is not intended to be healthy and doesn’t advertise itself as such. It is suitable for vegetarians but does contain milk so it is not vegan. Outside of that, the Mars contains the typical ingredients you’d expect in a choc.
Sugar, Glucose Syrup, Skimmed Milk Powder, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Mass, Sunflower Oil, Milk Fat, Palm Fat, Lactose, Whey Permeate (from Milk), Fat Reduced Cocoa, Barley Malt Extract, Emulsifier (Soya Lecithin), Salt, Egg White Powder, Milk Protein, Vanilla Extract, Milk Chocolate contains Milk Solids 14% minimum, Milk Chocolate contains Vegetable Fats in addition to Cocoa Butter.