How Many Syns In Rainbow Drops? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
26 June, 2022

Are Rainbow Drops High In Syns? - Our Guide!

If you are a sweet lover but still want to lose weight, you might be wondering if you can have rainbow drops on the slimming world plan or are they too high in syns?

Rainbow drops have 2 syns for a 10g pack and 5.5 syns for a 32g pack making them low in syns, but since they are high in sugar they should still be consumed within moderation.

We've put together a short guide below which will take you through how many Rainbow drops you can have on slimming world, syn values of rainbow drops and Swizzels sweets and some low syn alternatives to rainbow drops.

How Many Rainbow Drops Can I Eat On Slimming World?

At 2 syns for 10g pack, you could have up to seven packs before using all of your daily syn allowance or three 32g packs which are 5.5 syns.

Rainbow drops can be easy to overeat due to their small size, so we recommend having them in moderation or in small packs to stop yourself from overeating them. These sweets also have 13g of sugar for a 32g serving which is very high.

Syn Values Of Rainbow Drops & Swizzels Sweets

Rainbow drops have differing syns according to the size pack you buy and Swizzels have a huge range of sweets on offer, to keep you on track we've listed their syn values down below.

  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops 32g - 5.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops 10g - 2 syns.
  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops Chews - 9.5 syns for 50g.
  • Swizzels Drumsticks Squashies Original Raspberry & Milk Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Refreshers Original Lemon Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Originals Love Hearts - 2 syns.
  • Swizzels Parma Violets 40g - 4 syns for half.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Squashies Bubblegum Flavour 160g - 4 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Squashies Rhubarb & Custard Flavour - 8.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Chocolate - 6.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Double Dip - 3.5 syns.
Syn Values Of Rainbow Drops & Swizzels Sweets

Low Syn Alternatives To Rainbow Drops

If you find rainbow drops to be too high in syns and you're looking for a low syn alternative sweet, we've got some options for you to check out below when you feel like a sweet treat.

  • Lidl Sweet Corner Rhubarb & Custard Drops 44g - 0.5 syns.
  • Lidl Sweet St Strawberry & Cream Drops 44g - 0.5 syns.
  • Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles Sweets Tube 52.5g - 4 syns.
  • Skittles Fruits Sweets £0.15 PMP Bag 18g - 3.5 syns.
  • Rowntree's Jelly Tots Sweets Sharing Bag 150g - 2 syns.
  • Rowntree's Fruit Gums Sweets Sharing Bag 150g - 3 syns for 8 sweets.
  • Rowntree's Randoms Sweets Sharing Bag 150g - 3 syns.
  • Starburst Original Fruit Chews Sweets 45g - 9 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Wine Gums Sweets Roll 52g - 4 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Midget Gems Sweets Bag 160g - 4 syns.
  • Calories in M&S Gelatine Free Veggie Percy Pig Sweets 170g - 1.5 syns.
  • Aldi Dominion Fruit Chews Sweets 450g - 5 syns.
  • Candy Kittens Wild Strawberry Gourmet Sweets 125g - 4 syns.
  • Barratt Refreshers 34g - 6.5 syns.
  • M&S Colin The Caterpillar Sweets - 2 syns.
  • Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles Vegan Friendly Strawberry & Blackcurrant Sweets Sharing Pouch 150g - 4 syns.
  • Rowntree's Randoms Juicers Sweets Sharing Bag 140g - 4 syns.
  • Opal Fruits Original Retro Sweets 152g - 8 syns.
  • Skittles Crazy Sours Sweets Pouch Bag 152g - 8 syns.

Last Words

To conclude, Rainbow drops are low in syns at just 5.5 syns for a 32g pack, allowing you to have up to three packs before using all your daily syn allowance.

Low Syn Alternatives To Rainbow Drops

We would recommend having these sweets in moderation however since they are very high in sugar or checking out our low syn alternatives which start as little as 0.5 syn.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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