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Are Allen’s Freckles Gluten Free?

Are Allen’s Freckles Gluten Free?

Allen’s Freckles are a creamy chocolate button coated with colourful ‘100’s and 1000’s’. These bite sized creamy-crunchy discs were introduced in the early 60s, and the iconic buttons remain a popular snack and cake decoration throughout Australia and New Zealand to this day.

Allen’s Freckles are available in small and large pouches, tubs, and in 2018 were available in a limited-edition chocolate bar available exclusively at Coles, Australia.

Limited editions aside, how do these popular candy-covered chocolate buds fare when it comes to the gluten-sensitive? Let’s find out…

Are Allen’s Freckles Gluten Free?

The Answer is: Yes!

Allen's Freckles

Allen’s Freckles are manufactured by parent company Nestlé. In Nestlé Australia’s Gluten Avoidance PDF (found here), Allen’s Freckles are listed as being gluten-free and are therefore safe for Coeliacs to consume.

Be sure to check out Allen’s other Australian classics, such as Redskins, Kool Mints, Milko Sticks, Chew Mix & more.

Ingredients:

Compound Chocolate [Sugar, Milk Solids, Vegetable Fat [Emulsifiers (Sorbitan Tristearate, Soy Lecithin)], Cocoa, Emulsifier (SoyLecithin), Salt, Flavour], Non Pareils (27%) [Sugar, Tapioca Starch, Colours (Carminic Acid, Copper Chlorophyll, Turmeric, Paprika Extract), Glazing Agent (Carnauba Wax)].

Adam McIntyre
Hi, I'm Adam. I've been a diagnosed Coeliac for over a decade. I love to travel, eat out and party with friends, and I never let gluten get in the way!
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