Almond M&Ms - Nutrition and Ingredients

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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One ounce of Almond M&Ms (28 grams) contains 140 calories and 2 grams of protein. Almond m&ms consists of 61% carbohydrates, 7% protein, 29% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Almond M&Ms has 30 ingredients, which is 13.4 more than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 1 ounce, or 28 grams, which is a smaller portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one ounce of Almond M&Ms:

  • Calories: 140
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Sugar: 14 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g
  • Fat: 8 g, (Saturated: 2.5 g)
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Sodium: 15.1 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details


Almond M&Ms have 140 calories per ounce or 500 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

49% of calories in Almond M&Ms are from fat, 46% of calories are from carbohydrates and 5% of calories are from protein.


A good portion, or 46% of the calories in Almond M&Ms are from carbohydrates. The carbs in Almond M&Ms are mostly in the form of sugar (93%).


One ounce of Almond M&Ms has 14 grams of sugar or about 47% of daily recommended intake.


A substantial amount, or 49% of the calories in Almond M&Ms are from fat. Almond M&Ms are high in total fat, with 8 grams or 12% of recommended daily values per ounce. Most of the fat in Almond M&Ms are healthier unsaturated fats.

Almond M&Ms contain 5 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat.


A single ounce of Almond M&Ms contains 4% of recommended daily values or 2 grams of protein.


A single ounce of Almond M&Ms contains 15.1 milligrams of sodium.

Nutrition Facts

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

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Nutrition Comparison to Other Chocolate Bars

Here is a table of nutritional differences between Almond M&Ms and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 28 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Almond M&Ms and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (28g).
Nutrient Almond M&Ms Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 140kcal -2% 142kcal / 143kcal
Carbohydrates 17g +5% 16g / 16g
Sugar 14g +4% 12g / 13g
Dietary Fiber 1g ~ 2g / 1g
Total Fat 8g +6% 9g / 8g
Saturated Fat 3g -50% 5g / 5g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol 5mg +50% 3mg / 3mg
Sodium 15mg -46% 102mg / 28mg
Protein 2g -3% 2g / 2g
Vitamin D ~ ~ 1iu / ~
Calcium 40mg +66% 27mg / 24mg
Iron 1mg -29% 1mg / 1mg
Potassium 110mg -10% 118mg / 100mg

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Almond M&Ms has 30 ingredients, which is 13.4 more than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is chocolate, similar to most chocolate bars.

Full Ingredients List

milk chocolate (sugar, chocolate, cocoa butter, skim milk, lactose, milkfat, almonds, soy lecithin, salt, artificial and natural flavors), almonds, sugar, cornstarch, less than 1% corn syrup, dextrin, coloring (includes blue 1 lake, yellow 6, red 40, yellow 5, blue 1, yellow 6 lake, red 40 lake, yellow 5 lake, blue 2 lake, blue 2), carnauba wax, gum acacia.
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains chocolate, sugar, cocoa butter, milk, lactose, milkfat, soy lecithin, salt, natural flavor and corn syrup, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Almond M&Ms does not contain palm oil or palm derivatives, which appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.

Almond M&Ms contains artificial flavoring or colors, unlike most chocolate bars, which are more naturally made.

Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Almond M&Ms versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Almond M&Ms are compared to other chocolate bars
Rank Ingredient
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1 Milk Chocolate
2 Sugar
3 Chocolate
4 Cocoa Butter
5 Skim Milk
6 Lactose
7 Milkfat
8 Almond
9 Soy Lecithin
10 Salt
11 Artificial
12 Natural Flavor
13 Cornstarch
14 Corn Syrup
15 Dextrin
16 Coloring
17 Includes Blue 1 Lake
18 Yellow 6
19 Red 40
20 Yellow 5
21 Blue 1
22 Yellow 6 Lake
23 Red 40 Lake
24 Yellow 5 Lake
25 Blue Lake
26 Blue
27 Carnauba Wax
28 Gum Acacia

Quick Facts

How healthy is Almond M&Ms?

On the positive side, Almond M&Ms has 50% less saturated fat, 46% less sodium and 66% more calcium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 4% more sugar, 6% more total fat, 50% more cholesterol, 3% less protein, 29% less iron and 10% less potassium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Almond M&Ms vegan?

Almond M&Ms is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains milk chocolate, skim milk, lactose and milkfat. It also has natural flavor which can be non-vegan.