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Laffy Taffy Candy Nutrition Facts

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Laffy Taffy Candy Nutrition Facts
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Laffy Taffy is a candy produced by Wonka, a division of Nestle. The company describes it as a long-lasting flavorful chew that comes in a variety of sizes. It’s available in flavors including grape, watermelon, cherry, strawberry and strawberry banana, and there’s a joke printed on every wrapper.

Ingredients

Laffy Taffy’s first three – and primary – ingredients are corn syrup, sugar and palm oil, according to Wonka. Malic acid, hydrogenated cottonseed oil, salt, and artificial flavors and colors are also included in the ingredient list.

Calories

In the variety pack of Laffy Taffy -- which includes approximately 20 small pieces of sour apple, strawberry, grape and banana -- a single serving, which is made up of approximately five pieces, has 150 calories, 20 of which come from fat. A single-serve bar, which is available in many flavors, is also 150 calories, according to Wonka.

Fat

A single serving of variety pack candies contains 2 grams of fat, which is 3 percent of your recommended daily intake if you follow a 2,000-calorie-per-day diet. Each serving also contains 1.5 grams of saturated fat, or 7 percent of your daily value, and 0 grams of trans fat. The flavored Laffy Taffy bars contain a bit more fat. A 150-calorie bar of grape-flavored Laffy Taffy, for example, contains 3.5 grams of fat, all of which is saturated, constituting 17 percent of your daily value of saturated fat.

Carbohydrates and Sugar

In a single serving of miniature variety pack candies, you’ll find 33 grams of carbohydrates, or 11 percent of your daily value. Of those carbs, 21 grams are sugar. In a 150-calorie bar of grape-flavored Laffy Taffy, as with the other flavored bars, you’ll find 29 grams of carbs, including 19 grams of sugar.

Sodium

A single serving of miniature candies contains 55 milligrams of sodium, or 2 percent of the recommended daily value in a 2,000-calorie diet. Flavored bars contain 20 milligrams, or 1 percent of your daily value.

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