How Much Sugar Is In A Jolly Rancher? (Answered)

This article provides information on the sugar in a single Jolly Rancher along with its other relevant nutrition facts. We also provided the nutrition facts for the serving size on the packaging of 3 pieces of candy. Without delay, here is the information!

Sugar In A Jolly Rancher

A single Jolly Rancher has 3.67 grams of total sugar. All sugar is added sugar with no natural sugar. In addition to its sugar, a Jolly Ranch has 23.33 calories and 5.67 carbs.

This applies to all of the original flavors including green apple, blue raspberry, cherry, grape (pictured above), and watermelon.

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Jolly Rancher Nutrition Facts

The packaging of a bag of Jolly Rancher candies lists the serving size as 3 pieces. Here are the full nutrition facts from the label:

Serving Size3 pieces (18g)
Total Fat0g
Saturated Fat0g
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber0g
Total Sugars11g
Includes 11g Added Sugar
Vitamin D0mcg, 0% DV
Calcium1mg, 0% DV
Iron0mg, 0% DV
Potassium0mg, 0% DV
**View the product label for the most accurate and up-to-date nutrition data.**

Jolly Rancher Ingredients

A Jolly Rancher is made primarily of corn syrup and sugar as is typical for hard candy.

Ingredients: Corn Syrup; Sugar; Contains 2% Or Less Of: Malic Acid; Natural Flavor And Artificial Flavor; Artificial Color [red 40; Yellow 5; Blue 1; Yellow 6]; Mineral Oil; Lecithin (Soy)

Jolly Rancher Sugar Vs. Similar Candies

The sugar in a Jolly Rancher is consistent with other similar candies of roughly the same size. It’s certainly not the best hard candy for sugar but a piece or two will not destroy most diets.

CandyServing SizeTotal Sugar (g)*Calories
Jolly Rancher Original Flavors1 piece (6 g)3.67 g23.33
Starburst Original 1 piece (4.83 g)2.67 g20
Tootsie Fruit Chews1 piece (6.6 g)3.4 g24
Life Savers Original1 piece (3.75 g)3 g15
Warheads Extreme Sour1 piece (4 g)2 g11.25
Dum Dums Original1 piece (6.5 g)4.5 g25
*All sugar is added sugar to these candies.**