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How much smaller sweet treats have got in 5yrsthe difference is shocking

MALTESERS are the lighter way to enjoy chocolate – literally – as they now have seven fewer honeycomb balls per bag.

It is the latest sweet treat to be hit by the so-called “shrinkflation” trend.

Sweet treats are being hit by the so-called 'shrinkflation' trend

Sweet treats are being hit by the so-called ‘shrinkflation’ TrendAnerkennung: Getty
Maltesers now have seven fewer honeycomb balls per bag

Maltesers now have seven fewer honeycomb balls per bagAnerkennung: Alamy

But they are not the worst offenders when it comes to sharing bags.

In the last five years, almost all chocolate und sweet treats have got smaller – some by up to 16 pieces per bag – as makers slash their contents.

Hier, Thea Jacobs reveals what we’re missing out on.

  • All counts approximate

Maltesers

A bag of Maltesers now has 7 less sweets than in 2017

A bag of Maltesers now has 7 less sweets than in 2017Anerkennung: Alamy

2017: 189G (99 sweets) Jetzt: 175G (92 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to seven sweets

Preis 2017: £2. Preis 2022: £2

M.&MS

M.&M fans loose 16 sweets compared to 2017

M.&M fans loose 16 sweets compared to 2017Anerkennung: Alamy

2017: 165G (66 sweets) Jetzt: 125G (50 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to 16 M.&MS

Preis 2017: £1.50. Preis 2022: £1.50

Aero ‘More To Share’

There are five less bubbles in a pack of Aero 'More To Share'

There are five less bubbles in a pack of Aero ‘More To ShareAnerkennung: Alamy

2017: 219G (66 sweets) Jetzt: 201G (61 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to five bubbles

Preis 2017: £3. Preis 2022: £2.25

Munchies

You'll be ten bites less in a packet of Munchies now

You’ll be ten bites less in a packet of Munchies nowAnerkennung: Alamy

2017: 150G (33 sweets) Jetzt: 104G (23 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to ten bites

Preis 2017: £1.15. Preis 2022: £1.15

Minstrels

Minstrels fans will miss out on ten chocs as compared to 2017

Minstrels fans will miss out on ten chocs as compared to 2017Anerkennung: Alamy

2017: 153G (57 sweets) Jetzt: 125G (47 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to ten Minstrels

Preis 2017: £1.50. Preis 2022: £1.50

Chocolate Orange

A Chocolate Orange has two fewer segments

A Chocolate Orange has two fewer segmentsAnerkennung: Alamy

2017: 157G (22 sweets) Jetzt: 175G (20 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to two segments

Preis 2017: £1.34. Preis 2022: £1

Revels

There are now nine less Revels in a bag

There are now nine less Revels in a bagAnerkennung: Alamy

2017: 125G (60 sweets)

Jetzt: 112G (51 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to nine sweets

Preis 2017: £1.50. Preis 2022: £1.50

Chocolate Fingers

Chocolate Fingers have two less in a pack and have gone up in price by 36p

Chocolate Fingers have two less in a pack and have gone up in price by 36pAnerkennung: Alamy

2017: 125G (24 sweets)

Jetzt: 114G (22 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to two Fingers

Preis 2017: £1.34. Preis 2022: £1.70

Fruit Pastilles

Es gibt 16 less Fruit Pastilles in a pack

Es gibt 16 less Fruit Pastilles in a packAnerkennung: Alamy

2017: 205G (55 sweets)

Jetzt: 143G (39 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to 16 sweets

Preis 2017: £1. Preis 2022: £1.15

Galaxy Counters

Galaxy Counters have fallen in price but there are now two less chocs in a pack

Galaxy Counters have fallen in price but there are now two less chocs in a packAnerkennung: Alamy

2017: 126G (61 sweets) Jetzt: 122G (59 sweets)

Difference: Equivalent to two Counters

Preis 2017: £1.82. Preis 2022: £1.50