Are Thorntons Moments Chocolates Gluten Free?

Thorntons Moments Chocolates is an assortment of “Everyone’s milk chocolate favorites.”

Thornton is a British chocolate brand established by Joseph William Thornton in 1911. Thorntons Limited has been owned by Italian company Ferrero since 2015.

The Ferrero Groups consists of Ferrero Rocher as well as well-known brands such as Nutella, Kinder Surprise, and Tic Tac.

Thorntons Moments includes the following from the Thortons large selection of chocolates:

  • Moments
  • Honeycomb Crisp
  • Gooey Caramel
  • Creamy Fudge
  • Orange Charm
  • Strawberry Dream
  • Double Treat

Let’s find out if they are gluten-free.

Are Thorntons Moments Chocolates Gluten Free?

The answer is: YES*

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Thornton's Moments

None of the ingredients used in Thornton’s Moments Chocolates contain gluten. You can find the ingredients listed below.

However, it should be known that a statement on the Thornton’s website claims: “Some of our products do contain gluten-containing cereals and the relevant cereals will be highlighted in bold in the ingredients list. Products which are at risk from gluten cross-contamination are labelled with ‘MAY ALSO CONTAIN: GLUTEN’ or ‘MAY ALSO CONTAIN: WHEAT’ (on packaging).

Please note – we do use wheat-based glucose syrups & dextrose in many of our products which, although not classed as gluten-containing (see exemptions above), may not be suitable for customers requesting information on wheat-free recipes. The presence of glucose syrup & dextrose will be indicated as such in the ingredients list (although without the reference to wheat).

For more dietary information on Thorntons Moments and their other products, check out:

Thorntons Moments Chocolates Ingredients

Sugar, Dried Whole Milk, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Mass, Coconut Oil, Lactose (Milk), Glucose Syrup, Palm Kernel Oil, Sweetened Condensed Milk (Whole Milk, Sugar), Dried Skimmed Milk, Butter (Milk), Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Milk Fat, Humectant (Sorbitol), Double Cream (Milk), Dextrose, Whole Milk, Emulsifiers (Soya Lecithin, E471), Flavourings, Invert Sugar Syrup, Hazelnuts, Freeze-Dried Strawberry Powder, Orange Peel, Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Acid (Citric Acid), Salt, Raising Agent (Sodium Bicarbonate), Dried Egg White, Colour (Anthocyanins), Milk Protein, Our Chocolate is made with 100% Cocoa Butter, Milk Chocolate contains: Cocoa Solids 30% minimum, Milk Solids 20% minimum

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