After Eights, are a brand of mint chocolate confectionery that was created by Graham Edwards Rowntree and Company Limited in the UK.
The popular brand has been delighting chocolate lovers since 1962. It’s usually consumed as a “refreshing indulgence” for the perfect ending to any evening.
They are now manufactured by Nestlé since its acquisition of Rowntree in 1988.
Let’s find out if this mint chocolate confectionery is gluten-free. Last updated: January 16, 2020
Are After Eights Gluten-Free?
The Answer is: YES*
*After Eight are dark mint thins filled with peppermint flavoured fondant cream in a 300 g box made with added Glucose Syrup (from Wheat and/or Corn). Even though the glucose syrup may come from wheat, the Celiac Foundation states that due to the extensive processing to create the syrup, this ingredient can be considered gluten free. Therefore based on the other ingredients in After Eights, these do not contain wheat/gluten as an allergen and are safe to consume if you have a gluten allergy/intolerance or Celiac Disease.
After Eight Products
AFTER EIGHT (300 g)
AFTER EIGHT Bar (40 g)
AFTER EIGHT Straws (90 g)
AFTER EIGHT Skyline Tin (400 g)
After Eight Ingredients
Sugar, Cocoa Mass, Glucose Syrup (from Wheat and/or Corn), Milk Ingredients, Cocoa Butter, Palm and Vegetable Oil, Sunflower Lecithin, Natural Flavour, Citric Acid, Invertase.
May Contain peanuts and tree nuts.
For more information on After Eights, head over to the website here: https://www.nestle.co.uk/brands/chocolate_and_confectionery/boxed