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Snickers Bar - Mars - 50 g

Snickers Bar - Mars - 50 g

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Barcode: 5000159461122 (EAN / EAN-13)

Common name: Milk chocolate with soft nougat and caramel centre with fresh roasted peanuts

Quantity: 50 g

Packaging: Plastic, Wrapper

Brands: Mars, Snickers

Categories: Snacks, Sweet snacks, Cocoa and its products, Confectioneries, Bars, Chocolate candies, Bars covered with chocolate, Caramel chocolate bars

Labels, certifications, awards: Green Dot

Manufacturing or processing places: Pays-Bas

Stores: Irma.dk, Amazon, Franprix, Coop

Countries where sold: Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

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Ingredients

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    18 ingredients


    Sugar, glucose syrup, peanuts, skimmed milk powder, cocoa butter, cocoa mass, sunflower oil, lactose, milk fat, whey powder (from milk), palm fat, salt, emulsifier (soya lecithin), egg white powder, milk protein, natural vanilla extract.
    Allergens: Eggs, Milk, Peanuts, Soybeans
    Traces: Nuts

Food processing

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    Ultra processed foods


    Elements that indicate the product is in the 4 - Ultra processed food and drink products group:

    • Additive: E322 - Lecithins
    • Ingredient: Emulsifier
    • Ingredient: Glucose
    • Ingredient: Glucose syrup
    • Ingredient: Lactose
    • Ingredient: Milk proteins
    • Ingredient: Whey

    Food products are classified into 4 groups according to their degree of processing:

    1. Unprocessed or minimally processed foods
    2. Processed culinary ingredients
    3. Processed foods
    4. Ultra processed foods

    The determination of the group is based on the category of the product and on the ingredients it contains.

    Learn more about the NOVA classification

Additives

  • E322 - Lecithins


    Lecithin: Lecithin -UK: , US: , from the Greek lekithos, "egg yolk"- is a generic term to designate any group of yellow-brownish fatty substances occurring in animal and plant tissues, which are amphiphilic – they attract both water and fatty substances -and so are both hydrophilic and lipophilic-, and are used for smoothing food textures, dissolving powders -emulsifying-, homogenizing liquid mixtures, and repelling sticking materials.Lecithins are mixtures of glycerophospholipids including phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylserine, and phosphatidic acid.Lecithin was first isolated in 1845 by the French chemist and pharmacist Theodore Gobley. In 1850, he named the phosphatidylcholine lécithine. Gobley originally isolated lecithin from egg yolk—λέκιθος lekithos is "egg yolk" in Ancient Greek—and established the complete chemical formula of phosphatidylcholine in 1874; in between, he had demonstrated the presence of lecithin in a variety of biological matters, including venous blood, in human lungs, bile, human brain tissue, fish eggs, fish roe, and chicken and sheep brain. Lecithin can easily be extracted chemically using solvents such as hexane, ethanol, acetone, petroleum ether, benzene, etc., or extraction can be done mechanically. It is usually available from sources such as soybeans, eggs, milk, marine sources, rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower. It has low solubility in water, but is an excellent emulsifier. In aqueous solution, its phospholipids can form either liposomes, bilayer sheets, micelles, or lamellar structures, depending on hydration and temperature. This results in a type of surfactant that usually is classified as amphipathic. Lecithin is sold as a food additive and dietary supplement. In cooking, it is sometimes used as an emulsifier and to prevent sticking, for example in nonstick cooking spray.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E322i - Lecithin


    Lecithin: Lecithin -UK: , US: , from the Greek lekithos, "egg yolk"- is a generic term to designate any group of yellow-brownish fatty substances occurring in animal and plant tissues, which are amphiphilic – they attract both water and fatty substances -and so are both hydrophilic and lipophilic-, and are used for smoothing food textures, dissolving powders -emulsifying-, homogenizing liquid mixtures, and repelling sticking materials.Lecithins are mixtures of glycerophospholipids including phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylserine, and phosphatidic acid.Lecithin was first isolated in 1845 by the French chemist and pharmacist Theodore Gobley. In 1850, he named the phosphatidylcholine lécithine. Gobley originally isolated lecithin from egg yolk—λέκιθος lekithos is "egg yolk" in Ancient Greek—and established the complete chemical formula of phosphatidylcholine in 1874; in between, he had demonstrated the presence of lecithin in a variety of biological matters, including venous blood, in human lungs, bile, human brain tissue, fish eggs, fish roe, and chicken and sheep brain. Lecithin can easily be extracted chemically using solvents such as hexane, ethanol, acetone, petroleum ether, benzene, etc., or extraction can be done mechanically. It is usually available from sources such as soybeans, eggs, milk, marine sources, rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower. It has low solubility in water, but is an excellent emulsifier. In aqueous solution, its phospholipids can form either liposomes, bilayer sheets, micelles, or lamellar structures, depending on hydration and temperature. This results in a type of surfactant that usually is classified as amphipathic. Lecithin is sold as a food additive and dietary supplement. In cooking, it is sometimes used as an emulsifier and to prevent sticking, for example in nonstick cooking spray.
    Source: Wikipedia

Ingredients analysis

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    Palm oil


    Ingredients that contain palm oil: Palm fat
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    Non-vegan


    Non-vegan ingredients: Skimmed milk powder, Lactose, Milkfat, Whey powder, Milk, Powdered egg white, Milk proteins
The analysis is based solely on the ingredients listed and does not take into account processing methods.
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    Details of the analysis of the ingredients


    Sugar, glucose syrup, _peanuts_, skimmed _milk_ powder, cocoa butter, cocoa mass, sunflower oil, _lactose_, _milk_ fat, whey powder (from _milk_), palm fat, salt, emulsifier (_soya_ lecithin), _egg_ white powder, _milk_ protein, natural vanilla extract
    1. Sugar -> en:sugar - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 6.25 - percent_max: 100
    2. glucose syrup -> en:glucose-syrup - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 50
    3. _peanuts_ -> en:peanut - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 33.3333333333333
    4. skimmed _milk_ powder -> en:skimmed-milk-powder - vegan: no - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
    5. cocoa butter -> en:cocoa-butter - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 20
    6. cocoa mass -> en:cocoa-paste - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 16.6666666666667
    7. sunflower oil -> en:sunflower-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: no - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14.2857142857143
    8. _lactose_ -> en:lactose - vegan: no - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 12.5
    9. _milk_ fat -> en:milkfat - vegan: no - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 11.1111111111111
    10. whey powder -> en:whey-powder - vegan: no - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 10
      1. from _milk_ -> en:milk - vegan: no - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 10
    11. palm fat -> en:palm-fat - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.09090909090909
    12. salt -> en:salt - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8.33333333333333
    13. emulsifier -> en:emulsifier - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.69230769230769
      1. _soya_ lecithin -> en:soya-lecithin - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.69230769230769
    14. _egg_ white powder -> en:powdered-egg-white - vegan: no - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.14285714285714
    15. _milk_ protein -> en:milk-proteins - vegan: no - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.66666666666667
    16. natural vanilla extract -> en:natural-vanilla-extract - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.25

Nutrition

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    Bad nutritional quality


    This product is not considered a beverage for the calculation of the Nutri-Score.

    Positive points: 1

    • Proteins: 5 / 5 (value: 8.6, rounded value: 8.6)
    • Fiber: 1 / 5 (value: 1.3, rounded value: 1.3)
    • Fruits, vegetables, nuts, and colza/walnut/olive oils: 0 / 5 (value: 22, rounded value: 22)

    Negative points: 25

    • Energy: 6 / 10 (value: 2018, rounded value: 2018)
    • Sugars: 10 / 10 (value: 52, rounded value: 52)
    • Saturated fat: 7 / 10 (value: 7.9, rounded value: 7.9)
    • Sodium: 2 / 10 (value: 252, rounded value: 252)

    The points for proteins are not counted because the negative points are greater or equal to 11.

    Score nutritionnel: 24 (25 - 1)

    Nutri-Score: E

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    Sugars in high quantity (52%)


    What you need to know
    • A high consumption of sugar can cause weight gain and tooth decay. It also augments the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular diseases.

    Recommendation: Limit the consumption of sugar and sugary drinks
    • Sugary drinks (such as sodas, fruit beverages, and fruit juices and nectars) should be limited as much as possible (no more than 1 glass a day).
    • Choose products with lower sugar content and reduce the consumption of products with added sugars.
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    Salt in moderate quantity (0.63%)


    What you need to know
    • A high consumption of salt (or sodium) can cause raised blood pressure, which can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
    • Many people who have high blood pressure do not know it, as there are often no symptoms.
    • Most people consume too much salt (on average 9 to 12 grams per day), around twice the recommended maximum level of intake.

    Recommendation: Limit the consumption of salt and salted food
    • Reduce the quantity of salt used when cooking, and don't salt again at the table.
    • Limit the consumption of salty snacks and choose products with lower salt content.

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    As sold
    per serving (50g)
    Compared to: Bars covered with chocolate
    Energy 2,018 kj
    (481 kcal)
    1,010 kj
    (240 kcal)
    -4%
    Fat 23 g 11.5 g -14%
    Saturated fat 7.9 g 3.95 g -46%
    Trans fat 0.1 g 0.05 g
    Carbohydrates 61 g 30.5 g +11%
    Sugars 52 g 26 g +25%
    Fiber 1.3 g 0.65 g -62%
    Proteins 8.6 g 4.3 g +8%
    Salt 0.63 g 0.315 g +92%
    Alcohol 0 % vol 0 % vol
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils 22 % 22 %
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 0 % 0 %
Serving size: 50g

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