Are Brach’s Candy Canes Gluten Free?

Brach’s has been a popular candy brand for years, known primarily for their popular candy corn products. Did you know that Brach’s is also a large seller of candy canes and holiday treats. Similar to Spangler and Hammond’s, Brach’s makes special treats for the holiday season.

What is a Candy Cane?

Candy Canes are peppermint candies in the shape of a cane. Wikipedia describes a candy cane as: ‘A candy cane is a cane-shaped stick candy often associated with Christmastide, as well as Saint Nicholas Day. It is traditionally white with red stripes and flavored with peppermint, but they also come in a variety of other flavors and colors.’

Let’s find out if these traditional candy cane products from Brach’s contain any wheat or gluten ingredients . . .

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Are Brach’s Candy Canes Gluten Free?



Yes, we reviewed the Brach’s Holiday and Candy Canes category and found all of flavors to be free from any wheat/gluten ingredients or additives. However; none of these products are labeled gluten free or contain an allergy statement, so contact the company here if you have further questions.


Brach’s Candy Canes List

  • Cherry Rainbow Candy Canes
  • Peppermint Candy Canes
  • Wintergreen Candy Canes
  • Funfetti Candy Canes
  • Rainbow Punch Candy Canes
  • Peppermint Mini Canes
  • Jumbo Mint Candy Canes
  • Red & White Giant Candy Canes


brach's peppermint candy canes

Photo:  Brach’s website


Brach’s® Bobs® Red & White Mint Canes Ingredients

Sugar, Corn Syrup, Peppermint Oil, Red 40, Red 40 Lake. (source)

Brach’s® Bobs® Red & White Mint Canes Nutrition Facts

Serv. Size: 1 piece, Amount Per Serving: Calories 50, Total Fat 0g, Sat. Fat (not listed), Cholesterol (not listed), Sodium 15mg, Total Carb. (not listed), Sugars 10g, Protein (not listed). (source)


Additional Information from Brach’s

Treat yourself to Brach’s® Bobs® Peppermint Mini Candy Canes made with real peppermint oil for a refreshing, authentic taste experience. These merry, minty, minis are great for snacking, baking, decorating and adorning holiday trees, gingerbread houses and special gifts. Perfect for stocking stuffers on a holiday mantle.

View the official Brach’s Holiday product category here:

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