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KMC NRG BAR Chocolate Coated Kendal Mint Cake Recharged

KMC NRG BAR Chocolate Coated Kendal Mint Cake Recharged

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  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Easy to digest
KMC NRG BAR Chocolate Coated Kendal Mint Cake Recharged is the perfect snack for all fitness levels. Enjoy delicious vegan and gluten-free chocolate-coated Kendal Mint Cake Recharged with an intelligent electrolyte and B vitamin formula for maximum energy on the go. Recharge your next adventure here.

Dosage/ When & How to use?

Known for 100's of years as a high-altitude, energy giving and delicious sweet treat - KMC NRG BAR is a perfect pocket sized addition to any demanding sports or physical activity.

We recommend you consume one bar every 60-90 minutes or break it into smaller pieces to snack on throughout, before and during exercise to #Recharge.

Suitable for all Sports.

KMC NRG BAR Chocolate Coated contains 48g of Carbohydrate per bar. They also 4 Key Electrolytes and B Vitamins (B3, B5, B6 & B12) so they pack a real punch. If you want to #Recharge your performance, you have come to the right place!

Always think ahead and stay on top of your energy levels, eat pro-actively not reactively, to avoid hitting "the wall".

  • Eat well before you start exercising and have up to one bar every 60-90 minutes into your activity,or snack on small bites or peices throughout. (That's if you can resist the chocolate mint goodness)
  • Our KMC NRG BARs are easy to take, they dissolve in your mouth and leave a refreshing and slightly invigorating aftertaste, but we would still recommend having some water with them. Try taking our KMC ISO MIX in a bottle or pack for hydration!
  • It's a good idea to mix it up with some GEL+ Caffeine energy gels. Caffeine is scientifically proven to boost your physical endurance. (...but don't exceed the recommended GDA).

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and heat sources.


Sugar, Plain Chocolate (17%), (Cocoa Mass, Sugar, Cocoa Butter,Emulsifier Soya Lecithin [E22], Natural Vanilla Flavouring), Glucose Syrup, Fondant (Sugar, Glucose, Syrup, Water), Oil of Peppermint, Electrolytes (potassium chloride, calciumlactate, sodium chloride, magnesium carbonate),B Vitamin Blend (Nicotinamide [B3], Calcium Pantothenate [B5], Pyridoxine Hydrochloride [B6], Methylcobalamine [B12])
Gluten Free & Suitable for Vegans!

For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

Made in a factory which handles Nuts and Peanuts.

Manufactured in the UK for Kendal Mint Co.

Nutritional Information

Per serve size: 50g
Energy KJ: 924kj
Energy kcal: 220kcal
Fat: 2.6g
- of which saturates: 1.5g
Carbohydrate: 48.25g
- of which sugars: 46.01g
Fibre: 0.0g
Protein: 0.45g
Salt: 0.065g
- Calcium: 17.5mg
- Sodium: 24.5mg
- Magnesium: 5mg
- Potassium: 25mg
B Vitamins: B3, B5, B6, B12

More Information

  • Chocolate
  • Energy
  • Contains: Electrolytes
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free

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The energy giving properties of Kendal Mint Cake have been well known and enjoyed for over a century. Now 'Recharged' in partnership with the Oldest manufacturers.  Original Taste & Texture, Recharged ingredients. 

Our Delicious, Hand-made Energy Bar come in a range of delicious & refreshing flavours that are Kind on the stomach. Gluten Free & often Vegan.

KMC NRG BAR - Not just a mint cake anymore.


Experience Digestive Comfort with Our Stomach-Friendly Products

Our bars are made using a Top-Secret blend of Natural Peppermint oil a recipe which has been carefully refined over 100 years. An age old herbal remedy for everything. Mint is scientifically proven to help promote digestion, it's pretty good at clearing your airways AND it's even been proven to increase pain threshold.

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What makes your gels easy to digest?

Our Recharged gel formula is much less viscous , without compromising Carbohydrate content, making them less sticky, more easily swallowed and digested. Water is essential in helping digestion as it keeps the food you eat moving along through your intestines and it keeps your intestines smooth and flexible, too. We always recommend taking our gels with water - So why not use our KMC ISO MIX?

Benefits of Mint You will find at the core of all our energy gels the natural flavour of mint. Mint is amazing, it not only tastes great, but has other many other proven beneficial qualities as a soothing herb, an antispasmodic and even increases pain threshold!

Mint has been known for thousands of years as a natural calming and soothing herb. It is made up of 78% menthol which encourages bile to flow into the Duodenum, where it promotes and aids digestion. Mint is also a natural and potent ‘antispasmodic’ which relaxes the action of muscles making digestion and the subsequent release of energy quicker, and also kinder on your stomach.

Mint has even been proven to naturally increase the pain threshold of the human body! (Quite handy when you need that extra edge on your apponents).


KMC NRG BAR incorporates 4 Electrolytes carefully selected to aid in hydration by replenishing electrolytes lost through sweat, resulting in improved physical performance. Moreover, electrolytes play a crucial role in preventing cramps and fatigue.

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What are the benefits of Electrolytes?

+Electrolytes - KMC NRG GEL contains a blend of 4 Electrolytes designed to aid hydration by replacing salts lost through sweat and improve physical performance. Electrolytes also help avoid cramp and early onset fatigue.

They sound exciting but they are all about balance. Simply, electrolytes are electrically charged minerals which have a key role in many bodily functions, specifically fluid balance. Their charge helps pull water from your blood into your muscles. 

The important electrolytes for athletes are sodium, magnesium, calcium and potassium.

Electrolytes are necessary for a variety of things, like hydration, muscle contraction and blood pressure. Certain electrolytes, like sodium and potassium, are lost in sweat and need to be replaced to maintain the proper fluid balance in the body. 

Read more about the importance of Electrolytes, "Why do I need to replenish my Electrolytes?"  and "How do I know if I need to take on more Electrolytes?" here.


The KMC B Vitamin complex (B3, B5, B6 and B12) optimizes carbohydrate breakdown into energy and promotes nerve and blood cell function.


All our Energy Bars, Kendal Mint Cake, Energy Gels, Isotonic Drinks and Protein Recovery Drinks are proudly Manufactured here in the UK with end-to-end traceability.

That means we know exactly which ingredients went into each product you use.

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Q: What is Kendal Mint cake?

A: A Glucose based bar infused with Peppermint oil, used for centuries as a source of energy on pioneering adventures such as Chris Bonnington most notably on the ascent of Everest. It’s not just a treat, it's an experience we've crafted over the years.

Q: How much Energy/ Carbohydrate in a Kendal Mint Cake?

A: The Original Flavour KMC NRG BAR is made up of 6 blocks, each block contains 14g of Carbohydrate/ 57 kcal. That's a whopping 83g of Carbohydrate and 342 kcal per bar! The Chocolate Coated KMC NRG BAR 50g contains slightly less at 49g Carbohydrate/ 220 kcal per bar. What it lacks in Carbohydrate it makes up for in Chocolatey deliciousness!

Q: How is Kendal Mint Cake made?

A: Kendal Mint Cake is made by hand using traditional techniques which are often top-secret! Find out how the worlds oldest energy bar is made here.

Q: What is the original Kendal Mint Cake?

A: The great debate! Our Kendal Mint Cake Recipe is over 130 years old and made by hand at the oldest manufactures. However, Folklore suggests in 1918 Joseph wiper accidentally created Kendal Mint Cake when he over-boiled his glacier mints... Either way it makes for a delicious and energy-rich sweet treat during hard efforts!

Q: Is Kendal Mint Cake Vegan & Gluten Free?

A: All of our bars (apart from White Chocolate Coated) are Vegan and Gluten Free. The Chocolate used in the plain chocolate coated is Soya based rather than Milk. You can find more details on the product pages.

Q: Is Kendal Mint Cake Good for Running?

A: Yes! Kendal Mint Cake is great for runners as it contains glucose which is the preferred source of instant energy by the body.Read more here.

Q: Can you use Kendal Mint Cake for Cycling?

A: Yes! Kendal Mint Cake is used by many cyclists.Read more here.

Q: How many calories & carbohydrates in Kendal Mint Cake?

A: One 85g bar contains 342kcal and 83.52g of Carbohydrate - That's a serious amount of energy for when you need it most!

Q: What is Kendal Mint Cake made of? Kendal Mint Cake Ingredients

A: Our Kendal Mint Cake NRG BARs are still made by hand the traditional way using: Sugar, Glucose Syrup and a top-secret blend of natural Peppermint Oil. KMC NRG BAR also includes our Electrolyte & B-Vitamin blend carefully designed to help with physical performance and the breakdown of carbohydrate into energy.

Q: What are the ingredients in Kendal Mint Co.’s Mint Cake?

A: Our Kendal Mint Cake is crafted using high-quality ingredients. Such as Sugar, Glucose Syrup, Fondant, Peppermint Oil,  Electrolytes and B Vitamins.

For detailed ingredient lists, you can refer to individual product descriptions on our website.

Q: Is the minty flavour in your Kendal Mint Cake derived from real mint?

A: Absolutely! We use real peppermint oil in our Kendal Mint Cake to give it that authentic and refreshing minty taste.

Q: What's the history behind Kendal Mint Co.’s Mint Cake?

A: While the tradition of Kendal Mint Cake dates back to the early 20th century, Kendal Mint Co. has infused modern flair with historical reverence, creating a mint cake beloved by many.

Q: Are there health benefits to Kendal Mint Cake?

A: Our Mint Cake is a rich source of quick energy, essential Electrolytes and B Vitamins, ideal for endurance activities. Remember, moderation is key!

Q: How long can I store your Kendal Mint Cake?

A: Our Mint Cake boasts a substantial shelf life. Sometimes up to 18 months. However, for best results, always check the best-before date on the packaging

Q: Are there other uses for Kendal Mint Cake besides snacking?

A: Indeed! While it's a great source of energy for adventurers, it's also a delightful ingredient in desserts and a perfect companion for your outdoor expeditions.

Q: Is Kendal Mint Cake suitable as a pre-workout snack?

A: Yes, Kendal Mint Cake can be consumed before a workout for an energy boost.

Q: Can you use Kendal Mint Cake for Cycling?

A: Yes! Kendal Mint Cake is used by many cyclists.

Read more on our blog here.

Q: Where to Buy: Kendal Mint Cake

A: Kendal Mint Co offers you a variety of ways to purchase our treasured Kendal Mint Cakes and other sports nutrition products.

Shop Online here or find a shop near you using our Store Locator here.

Q: Where can I purchase Kendal Mint Co.’s Mint Cake?

A: You can always find our range of Mint Cakes on our website, as well as selected stockists throughout the United Kingdom.

Q: Can I use your Kendal Mint Cake in dessert recipes?

A: Definitely! Our Mint Cake can be a refreshing addition to various desserts, providing a minty twist to your favourite recipes.

Q: Is Kendal Mint Cake a sought-after gift or souvenir?

A: Absolutely! It's a unique and delicious memento from the Cumbrian region, making it a favourite choice for both locals and tourists.

Q: Does Kendal Mint Co. offer different flavours or varieties of Mint Cake?

A: Yes! Beyond our classic peppermint, we have a range of exciting flavours. Visit our collection on our website to explore them all.

Q: How does Kendal Mint Co. craft its Kendal Mint Cake?

A: We merge tradition with modern techniques. Once you taste our Kendal Mint Cake, you'll understand the craft that goes behind each piece. Read our blog "How it's Made: Kendal Mint Cake" here.

Q: Would you classify Kendal Mint Cake as candy or a cake?

A: It's a delightful conundrum! While named "cake", our Kendal Mint Cake is more akin to a confectionery delight.

Q: Where does Kendal Mint Cake come from?

A: Our signature Kendal Mint Cake is proudly rooted in Kendal, a town in Cumbria, England. It's a tradition we're honoured to continue.

Q: Is Kendal Mint Cake suitable for vegetarians or vegans?

A: Our classic Kendal Mint Cake is vegetarian-friendly. For specific varieties and vegan options, please refer to the product details on our website.

Q: Is Kendal Mint Cake Good for Running?

A: Yes! Kendal Mint Cake can be Great for Runners Kendal Mint Cake can provide a very welcome boost of energy in the form of Glucose. That's why thousands of runners choose Kendal Mint Co® as their fuel. 

Q: Can Kendal Mint Cake be used during endurance events like marathons or bike rides?

A: Yes, Kendal Mint Cake is suitable for athletes in endurance events like marathons or bike rides, offering sustained energy to maintain performance.

Q: Is Kendal Mint Cake Fragile?

A: Yes, it's widely accepted that Kendal Mint Cake is an inherrently fragile product so breakages do sometimes happen. A little extra care when packing Kendal Mint Cake into bags and pockets can easily avoid this.