Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews are manufactured by The Hershey Company. There are two types of Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews, Original and Tropical Fruits. A package of Original Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews contains four flavors: watermelon, cherry, blue raspberry and green apple. Jolly Rancher Tropical Fruit Chews also come in four flavors: pineapple, strawberry-kiwi, tropical punch and lemon-lime. Become knowledgeable about all ingredients to determine if this product is nutritious enough for your children.
Original Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews are primarily made up of sugar and corn syrup, along with vegetable oil, including palm kernel oil or palm oil. Ingredients listed in lesser amounts are malic acid, gelatin, natural and artificial flavoring, and glyceryl monostearate. Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews also contain artificial color -- Red 40; Yellow 5; Blue 1 -- lactic acid, mineral oil, cornstarch and soy lecithin, as well as sulfur dioxide to preserve freshness.
One serving of Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews contains 220 calories to 230 calories, 37 grams to 38 grams of sugar and 1.5 grams to 2.5 grams of saturated fat. Treat Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews as an occasional treat -- because they're high in sugar, you'll want to consume them in moderation.
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