Bit-O-Honey is a chewy honey and almond candy bar that consumers can purchase nationwide at grocery stores, drug stores, dollar stores and online candy retailers. Bit-O-Honey debuted in 1924 and is manufactured by St. Paul, Minnesota-based Pearson's Candy Company after being made by the Nestle Company for many years.
The exact ingredients in Bit-O-Honey candy bars include sugar, corn syrup, honey, almonds, non-fat milk, hydrogenated coconut oil, salt, egg whites, vegetable oil (like canola, safflower or palm oil), citric acid, modified soy protein, natural flavors and tert-Butylhydroquinone.
A typical Bit-O-Honey candy bar, which features six pieces and weighs 40 grams, is 150 calories, of which 27 are from fat. A Bit-O-Honey has 11 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of saturated fat, or 2 percent, out of a total of its 3 fat grams. Other nutritional facts about the candy bar are that it has 118 milligrams of fat, 1 gram of protein and 32 grams of carbohydrates, 19 of which come from sugars. It also has 1 percent of the RDA of calcium and vitamin C.
Pearson's Candy offers a line of long-time candy favorites in addition to Bit-O-Honey. These candies include the Salted Nut Roll, Mint Patties, Nut Goodie and Bun Bar. As of November 2014, the Salted Nut Bar is available in regular or peanut butter flavors, while the Nut Goodie is available in regular, maple and sea salt caramel flavors. The Bun Bar is available in regular, maple, vanilla and sea salt caramel flavors.