We debated whether Burton’s Fish and Chips crisps were biscuits or crisps at one point, such is their similarity, But as Burton’s themselves call them crisps they are crisps. Anyway, Burton’s Fish and Chips are fish and chips shaped crisps with a salt and vinegar flavour – they aren’t designed to mimic chips in the same way as Chipsticks and French Fries but they are known for their hard hitting flavour from the overloading of salt.
You get two bag sizes – 25g in a multipack, 40g in a grab bag and a whopping 125g share bag. We’ll cover the syn values of both as well as the SimpleSyns exclusive SynScore and SynRank.
How many syns are in Burton’s Fish ‘n’ Chips?
- A 25g bag of Burton’s Fish and Chips contains 123 calories. This means the 25g bag of Burton’s Fish ‘n’ Chips is worth 6.15 syns.
- A 40g bag of Burton’s Fish ‘n’ Chips contains 197 calories. This means a 40g bag of Burton’s Fish ‘n’ Chips is worth 9.9 syns.
The mega 135g bag of Fish ‘n’ Chips contains 664 calories. This equates to 33 syns.
But, are they worth it? Are there better crisps with less calories per gram? Let’s take a look.
Are Burton’s Fish ‘n’ Chips worth the syns?
A single syn is worth the same calories no matter what the source it. If you have an allowance of 10 syns and you fancy Fish ‘n’ chips then why not have them if you enjoy them above all other crisps. But, there are better crisps that aren’t as calorie dense.
With a syns per gram ratio of 0.25 they are average, in the same company as Monster Munch, Sensations, Space Raiders and Doritos.
This syns per gram gives them a synscore of 52% – average. They aren’t brilliant but there are as many crisps which are better as there are worse.
Burton’s Fish ‘n’ Chips Nutrition and Ingredients
Wheat Flour (with Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin and Thiamin), Vegetable Oils (Rapeseed, Palm, Coconut), Glucose Syrup, Wheat Starch, Whey or Whey Derivatives (Milk), Raising Agents (Ammonium Bicarbonate, Sodium Bicarbonate), Sugar, Lactose (Milk), Barley & Malt Extract, Salt, Flavour Enhancers (E621, E627, E631), Salt Substitute (Potassium Chloride), Acidity Regulator (Citric Acid), Maltodextrin (Wheat), Preservative (Sodium Metabisulphite).