What Kind Of Sweets Are Gluten Free? (2020 List) – American Candy Edition
At HellaSweet, we primarily specialise in selling gelatine-free American candy, thereby, we are able to better cater to a halal diets, Vegans, Vegetarians and even people that are intolerant to gluten-based ingredients in candy. *Cough* this is something that our indirect competitors are unable to do as well as us, as our whole store is dedicated to being 100% gelatine free and remaining so in the far future.
Perhaps you are looking to treat yourself or even someone else to some scrumptious American sweets but are unsure of the options that are available to you. Well we are happy to say that your options are plentiful and are sure that you’ll be find to some sweets that would appeal to your taste buds. Scroll down for the list of sweets, accompanied with the corresponding ingredients to serve as an example ↓↓
8 Gluten Free American Sweets For You To Try Right Now
In our estimation, Airheads are probably one of the ‘friendliest’ sweets around, not only are they gelatine free, they are vegan and of course do not feature any gluten-based products. They are stretchy, fun tangy bars that come in a range of flavours, including watermelon and blue raspberry. A great starting point for untested American candy pallets.
Blue Raspberry Airheads Ingredients: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Wheat Flour, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Corn Starch, Modified Potato Starch, Water, Malic Acid, Citric Acid, Contains Less than 2% of: Glycerine, Artificial Flavors, Potassium Citrate, Salt, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Artificial Color, Blue 1.
2. Sour Patch Kids
In a similar ilk to the Airheads, these too are vegan friendly and gluten-free, which only makes these sweets even more likable. They are immensely popular for their fun mascot-like characters draped in sour, sugary goodness. Plus, there is a very nice variation in sweets, allowing you to explore and find your favourite.
Sour Patch Kids Tropical Ingredients: Sugar, Invert Sugar Syrup, Corn Syrup, Modified Corn Starch, Tartaric Acid, Citric Acid, Natural and Artificial Flavour, Colours (E171, E110, E129, E133
3. Mike & Ike
One of the goats in the category of jellybeans, they come in such exotic flavour combinations, we struggle ourselves to pick our favourites. It is certain that one box will not do, as they will only leave you wanting more.
Mike & Ike Mega Mix Ingredients: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Modified Corn Starch, Fruit Juice from Concentrate (Pear, Orange, Strawberry, Cherry, Lime, Lemon), Fumaric Acid, Flavouring, Sodium Citrate, Dextrin, Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Glazing Agent: Shellac, Carnauba Wax, Triglycerides of Fatty Acids, Colour: Tartrazine, Brilliant Blue, Allura Red, Sunset Yellow
4. Tootsie Roll
You can trace the roots of the hugely popular Tootise Roll all the way back to 1907. Since then, they have become a staple classic in the American candy landscape and for good reason too. The rolls are essentially taffy, chocolate goodness. Simple in nature but they definitely make a lasting impression.
Tootise Roll Ingredients: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Condensed Skimmed Milk, Cocoa Powder, Whey (from Milk), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Natural and Artificial Flavour.
5. Now & Later
Remember the saying, ‘the best things come in small packages,’ well Now & Laters are really the embodiment of this statement, especially, the chewy variants. They strike the right balance between sour and sweet. As they are changemakers and very moreish, we suggest you experiment and pick up a bunch at a time, in order to justly satisfy your sweet tooth.
Chewy Mango Now & Later Ingredients: Corn Syrup, Sugar, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Citric Acid, Salt, Egg Whites, Artificial Flavour, Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Potato Starch, Colours (E129, E133)
A striking combination of bubble gum and candy accompanied by a fizz to top things off. In recent years, the candy giant has introduced other iterations, such as, berry mix and tropical editions, to go with their iconic sour and original versions.
Original Razzles Ingredients: Sugar, Gum Base, Citric Acid, Calcium Stearate, Artificial Flavors, Artificial Colors (Fd&c Red 40 Lake, Blue 1 Lake, Yellow 5 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake)
7. Super Blow Pop
The original Blow Pops everyone away, so imagine the Super editions, they are much bigger and flavoursome with am gummy core. All vegan friendly, halal friendly and gluten free with a diverse range of flavours, from watermelon to blue raspberry & lemon.
Watermelon Super Blow Pop Ingredients: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Gum Base, Starch, Citric Acid, Glycerine, Artificial Flavours, Colours (E129, E133, E100), Antioxidant (E321)