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Snickers Has Controversially Been Named As The Nation's Favourite Chocolate Bar

Snickers Has Controversially Been Named As The Nation's Favourite Chocolate Bar

This is quite simply absurd.

Joanna Freedman

Joanna Freedman

A new study has revealed that the UK's favourite chocolate bar is officially a Snickers - and we're quite frankly shook.

After surveying 2,000 adults, the British Heart Foundation found that the peanut-filled bar beat Cadbury's Dairy Milk to the top spot, albeit by a narrow margin.

Meanwhile, Galaxy was the nation's third favourite chocolate bar, followed by another controversial contender - the Bounty.

In fifth place - but still very deservedly in the rankings - came KitKat. Meanwhile Twix, Twirl and Wispa followed afterwards.

The final two chocolate bars to land a place in the top ten were Mars Bar and Flake.

The UK's Top 10 Chocolate Bars:

  1. Snickers
  2. Dairy Milk
  3. Galaxy
  4. Bounty
  5. KitKat
  6. Twix
  7. Twirl
  8. Wispa
  9. Mars Bar
  10. Flake
    These chocolate bars were the top 5 favourites (
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The same study learnt that more than two fifths of Brits would class themselves as chocaholics, and the average Brit consumes 7,560 chocolate bars, 2,268 slices of cake and 8,316 chocolate biscuits in their lifetime.

Plus, it found that the average person could indulge in as many as 3,024 mugs of hot cocoa, 126 Easter eggs and 2,898 miniature chocolates (we could probably do this in a day).

While the chocolate bar ranking alone is sure to divide the country, the charity was actually researching our love of chocolate for a very important reason.

The BHF is now urging people to take part in its annual Dechox challenge this March, giving up chocolate to raise funds for vital research into heart and circulatory diseases.

The British Heart Foundation wants you to cut down your chocolate snacking (

Jo Pullin, Dechox Campaign Manager at the British Heart Foundation, said: "We know that chocolate isn't an essential part of a healthy diet but is a much-loved indulgence in the UK.

"Whether it's in cakes, biscuits, a tasty dessert or a chocolate bar, there are so many options available it's easy to lose track of how much chocolate we're consuming.

It can be difficult to break our chocolate habits but Dechox is the perfect way to help cut your chocolate cravings whilst raising money for a good cause."

If you want to get take up the challenge, you can find out more here.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Tasty Food, Chocolate, Tasty