Are Rowntrees Randoms Gluten Free?

Rowntree’s Randoms are a jelly sweet produced by Nestlé under its Rowntree’s brand which includes the classic British favorites such as Fruit Pastilles and Fruit Gums.

The sweet was launched in the UK on 18 May 2009

Rowntree’s Randoms contains six natural fruit flavors: blackcurrant, cherry, strawberry, orange, lime and lemon.

The sweets also consist of four different textures: regular jelly, foam-backed jelly, foamy sweet and liquid-filled foam-backed jelly.

Rowntree’s Randoms are given the appearance of everyday objects, including ice cream cones, snowflakes, pigs, roller-blades, saxophones, sports cars, musical notes, paint brushes, bicycles, bow ties, ping pong paddles, flowers, puzzle pieces, buses, and palm trees, hence the name Rowntrees “Randoms”.

Described by Rowntree as being “More random than a monkey playing a saxophone!”

Let’s find out if this jelly sweet selection is gluten-free.

Do Rowntrees Randoms Contain Gluten?

The Answer is: NO

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Rowntrees Fruit Randoms

Rowntree’s Randoms are gluten-free. They contain real fruit juice and no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Fruit Gums do not contain wheat, barley, oats, rye or any added gluten.

*According to Nestle Gluten Free Avoidance List, Rowntrees Fruit Gums may…

contain small quantities of gluten considered safe for a gluten free diet (in compliance with Codex Alimentarius levels accepted by Coeliac UK.

For more information on the above statement on Fruit Pastilles and to get access to a complete list of gluten-free products from the Nestle brand, check out Nestle Gluten Free Avoidance PDF here.

Product Variants

Rowntree’s Randoms are available in a number of product variants:

  • Sour
  • Juicer Sweets
  • Mini
  • Reduced Sugar
  • Squish’Ems Sweets
  • Formies


  • Glucose Syrup
  • Sugar
  • Gelatine
  • Concentrated Fruit Juices (1.3%) (Apple, Blueberry, Black Carrot, Orange, Lemon, Raspberry, Mandarin, Strawberry)
  • Acids (Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Lactic Acid, Acetic Acid)
  • Fructose
  • Fruit Puree Concentrates (Blueberry, Raspberry, Strawberry)
  • Humectant (Glycerol)
  • Vegetable Oils (Palm, Coconut, Rapeseed)
  • Fruit and Vegetable Concentrates (Black Carrot, Carrot, Safflower, Hibiscus)
  • Natural Flavourings
  • Acidity Regulators (Sodium Ascorbate, Sodium Citrate)
  • Stabilisers (Carageenan, Locust Bean Gum)
  • Salt
  • Spirulina Concentrate
  • Glazing Agent (Carnauba Wax)
  • Invert Sugar Syrup
  • Colours (Paprika Extract, Beta-Carotene, Chlorophylls and Chlorophyllins)

Rowntrees Randoms Nutritional Information

Each 6 sweet serving consists of 82 calories. This consists of 19.1 carbs, 1.2g protein, 0.0 fibre and 0.02g salt – source

For more information on Rowntrees Randoms, head over to the official website here –

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