A Wispa an intensly chocolatey treat using Cadbury milk chocolate and air to make a chocolate which melts in the mouth without a hard crunch. It was launched in 1983 as a competitor to the Aero which used a similar technique.
The Wispa had a massive advertising campaign with numerous celebrities which made it into a success and an ever present in coroner-shops and supermarkets.
Over the years the bar has shrunk and some ingredients modified but it still has that distinct taste and texture many people love.
If you love the Wispa and want to know how many syns it’s going to cost you to have one then read on. We’ve also broken down the numbers to give you extensive analysis on syns per gram and giving it a SynScore when compare to all other chocolate bars. Let’s go.
Wispa Syn Values
A Wispa weighs 36 grams and contains 199 calories. This means a single Wispa is worth 10 syns, each. 10 is a moderate amount of syns for a single item, comparable to a Toffee Crisp, Aero and a Lion.
But, how does the Wispa compare to its competitors if we ran the numbers as if they all weighed the same? Well, we’ve got the answers, read on..
Is a Wispa worth the syns?
A Wispa is tasty and worth 10 syns, this means if you have the syns available then 10 syns is the same no matter where they come from (1 syn = 20 calories). That being said, if you want to stretch your syns as much as possible there are definitely better.
A Wispa’s syns per gram is 0.28, one of the worst in the table. The same as a Kinder Bueno, just a tad better than a Ferrero Rocher and slightly worse than a Yorkie. Syns per gram means shows how calorie dense the item is.
The Wispa’s SynScore is 10%, one of the absolute worst on the list, just under a Galaxy but better than the Bueno. This means that if all chocolate bars weighed the same then a Wispa is 10% as good as the best one.
Very tasty but seriously calorie dense from the chocolate and milk.
Milk, Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Mass, Vegetable Fats (Palm, Shea), Whey Powder (from Milk), Emulsifier (E442), Flavourings, Milk Solids 14 % minimum, Cocoa Solids 25 % minimum, Contains Vegetable Fats in addition to Cocoa Butter.