Are Sour Patch Kids Gluten Free?

Sour Patch Kids (known as Very Bad Kids in France, and as Maynards Sour Patch Kids in the UK and Canada) are a soft candy with a coating of invert sugar and sour sugar (a combination of citric acid, tartaric acid and sugar).

The slogan, “Sour. Sweet. Gone.”, refers to the sour-to-sweet taste of the candy.

So, are Sour Patch Kids gluten free?

Answer: YES

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Sour Patch Kids and the following varieties of Sour Patch are Gluten Free:

  • Swedish Fish

  • Sour Patch Watermelon

  • Sour Patch Xtreme

  • Sour Patch Xploderz

  • Sour Patch Watermelon

Sour Patch Kids

However, it should be noted that they are made and packaged in the same facilities as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Sour Patch Kids Nutritional Information can be found here.

Sour Patch Kids Ingredients:

sugar, invert sugar, corn syrup, modified corn starch, tartaric acid, citric acid, natural and artificial flavoring, yellow 6, red 40, yellow 5, blue 1.

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