# Bag of peanut butter m&ms

Posts: 103 Member
So the nutrition facts say:
5 servings in bag
1 serving: 16 pieces

I counted the whole bag to ration out the servings....how many m&ms do i find? 40. So........
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• Posts: 103 Member

• Posts: 8,736 Member
Weigh them is your best bet
• Posts: 949 Member
Those must be supersized peanuts!

If I didn't have a scale I would divide the total number of m&ms by the 5 servings. In this case one serving would be 8 pieces.

As a side note, anything in parenthesis or with the word 'about' on a food label is just a general reference, not data.
• Posts: 28,425 Member
edited May 2019
So the nutrition facts say:
5 servings in bag
1 serving: 16 pieces

I counted the whole bag to ration out the servings....how many m&ms do i find? 40. So........

What a swindle!!!
• Posts: 3,495 Member
Okay for all y'all saying "weigh them" you do understand that it's claiming that about 16 pieces = 1oz and that should be roughly 80 pieces in the bag. Yes? So 40 is half of 80 meaning are they wing about the 1oz? Or are they wrong about the est pieces? It can't be both. So even if i weigh 1 oz and it comes up 8 pieces, is that still 160 cal? Or is that less ? If it were 1 or even five off, it wouldn't bother me. But we are talking the difference in 160 cal vs 80 cal.

How much do the 40 pieces that you counted weigh in total?
• Posts: 4,166 Member
Shoot I’d be annoyed there’s only 40, what a rip off.. 5servings my butt lol.

Sorry doesn’t help, however I love peanut butter m&ms
• Posts: 16,025 Member
Okay for all y'all saying "weigh them" you do understand that it's claiming that about 16 pieces = 1oz and that should be roughly 80 pieces in the bag. Yes? So 40 is half of 80 meaning are they wing about the 1oz? Or are they wrong about the est pieces? It can't be both. So even if i weigh 1 oz and it comes up 8 pieces, is that still 160 cal? Or is that less ? If it were 1 or even five off, it wouldn't bother me. But we are talking the difference in 160 cal vs 80 cal.

The nutrition info is for the weighed serving. The manufacturer then estimates the volume serving (cups, pieces) and the number of servings per bag.

Obviously their estimating stinks. Hopefully the number of servings will be closer by weight than it is by volume. But the weight is the measurement used for determining the nutrition info.
• Posts: 316 Member
Regular M&M's 28=100 cal yummy
• Posts: 1,512 Member
edited May 2019
Just weigh them, they can't account for the size of the peanuts.
• Posts: 14 Member
edited May 2019
Sounds like children at Christmas. Two skateboards are better than one Porsche. Because 2 is bigger. 🤣😂🤣
• Posts: 15,180 Member
Write to the company to complain, and they'll send you an entire case.