The table below contains list of food products with high sugar content (37.5 - 100 grams of sugar per 100 grams food). The food items are with the highest sugar values from among approximately 850 food products analysed by the USDA nutrient data laboratory.


Food productSugar content in grams/ 100 grams food
Sugars, granulated 100.0
Sugars, powdered 97.9
Sugars, brown 96.3
Chocolate-flavor beverage mix for milk, powder, without added nutrients 83.9
Honey 82.1
Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe 73.8
Cocoa mix, powder 72.3
Candies, fudge, vanilla with nuts 71.0
Candies, jellybeans 70.0
Candies, M&M MARS, STARBURST Fruit Chews 66.6
Candies, caramels 65.5
Candies, fudge, chocolate, with nuts, prepared-from-recipe 63.9
Dates, deglet noor 63.3
Frostings, vanilla, creamy, ready-to-eat 63.1
Candies, hard 63.0
Candies, milk chocolate coated raisins 62.2
Candies, M&M MARS, MARS MILKY WAY Bar 60.7
Candies, M&M MARS, MARS MILKY WAY Bar 60.7
Syrups, maple 59.5
Raisins, seedless 59.2
Candies, white chocolate 59.1
Candies, gumdrops, starch jelly pieces 59.0
Candies, gumdrops, starch jelly pieces 59.0
Frostings, chocolate, creamy, ready-to-eat 57.7
Candies, marshmallows 57.6
Cake, white, prepared from recipe with coconut frosting 57.4
Apples, dried, sulfured, uncooked 57.2
Candies, caramels, chocolate-flavor roll 56.4
Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping 56.0
Cream substitute, powdered 55.0
Candies, semisweet chocolate 54.5
Milk, canned, condensed, sweetened 54.4
Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked 53.4
Snacks, popcorn, caramel-coated, without peanuts 53.2
Milk, dry, nonfat, instant, with added vitamin A 52.2
Candies, milk chocolate 51.5
Jellies 51.2
Candies, M&M MARS, M&M's" Peanut Chocolate Candies " 50.8
Candies, M&M MARS, SNICKERS Bar 49.9
Chocolate syrup 49.7
Snacks, fruit leather, rolls 49.1
Carob flour 49.1
Milk, buttermilk, dried 49.1
Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar 48.7
Jams and preserves 48.5
Figs, dried, uncooked 47.9
Candies, SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Bar 47.6
Candies, MR. GOODBAR Chocolate Bar 47.2
Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups 47.2
Alcoholic beverage, liqueur, coffee, 53 proof 46.4
Cookies, fig bars 46.4
Snacks, popcorn, caramel-coated, with peanuts 45.4
Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, CAP'N CRUNCH with CRUNCHBERRIES 44.5
Grape juice, frozen concentrate, sweetened, undiluted, with added vitamin C 44.1
Candies, milk chocolate, with almonds 43.9
Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, CAP'N CRUNCH 43.6
NABISCO, NABISCO SNACKWELL'S Fat Free Devil's Food Cookie Cakes 43.4
Nuts, coconut meat, dried (desiccated), sweetened, shredded 43.2
Cookies, oatmeal, commercially prepared, fat-free 41.9
Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S FROOT LOOPS 41.2
Cookies, chocolate sandwich, with creme filling, regular 40.6
Cake, snack cakes, creme-filled, sponge 40.1
Cookies, vanilla sandwich with creme filling 39.3
Cookies, vanilla sandwich with creme filling 39.3
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, FROSTED WHEATIES 39.0
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, REESE'S PUFFS 38.7
Pie crust, cookie-type, prepared from recipe, graham cracker, baked 38.3
Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S FROSTED FLAKES 38.0
Toaster Pastries, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S POP TARTS, Frosted chocolate fudge 38.0
Cranberry sauce, canned, sweetened 37.9
Cookies, sugar, commercially prepared, regular (includes vanilla) 37.7
Cocoa mix, no sugar added, powder 37.7
Cookies, vanilla wafers, lower fat 37.5
Tomatoes, sun-dried 37.5


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Data source of sugar content in foods: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 19.