A standard 2-ounce bag of Skittles has an average of 54 candies per bag. Skittles are candy-coated, fruit-flavored chewy candy that debuted in 1979. They are made by Wrigley and are part of the Mars, Inc. brand of candies.
Skittles come in a number of different flavors, including Original, Sour, Wild Berry, Tropical, Desserts and Darkside. A 2-ounce package of Skittles has 231 calories, of which 22 calories are from fat. The package also has about 52 grams of carbohydrates, which is 17 percent of the recommended daily allowance. Of that, 43 grams come from sugar. There are also trace amounts of sodium, potassium, protein and vitamin C.