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Is Fruittella Gluten Free?

Is Fruittella Gluten Free?

Fruittella are chewy sweets that are made using real fruit juice, natural colors and natural flavors. They are similar to Starburst and Chewits.

Fruittella are made by the Italian-Dutch company Perfetti Van Melle, which also manufactures Mentos and Chupa Chups.

Let’s find out if these sweet gummies and chewy candies are gluten-free.

 

Are Fruittella Sweets Gluten Free?

The Answer is: YES

 

According to the FAQ section of the Fruittella website:

Fruittella products can contain glucose syrup, which may be derived from a wheat source but in that case it has been confirmed that the gluten amount is below 20mg/kg, being the legally defined maximum threshold for gluten free in EU. Therefore, all Fruittella products are suitable for a gluten-free diet.

Fruittella is, therefore “suitable for a gluten-free diet” however if you are very sensitive to gluten or have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease we would recommend that you avoid Fruittella or consult a health practitioner first because the glucose syrup may still cause a reaction.

 

Fruittella Products

  • Strawberry Stick

  • Summer Fruits Stick

  • Blackcurrant Stick

  • English Fruits Stick

  • Fruittella Favourites

  • Fruittella Juicy Chews

  • Fruittella Duostix

  • Fruittella Zoomania

  • Fruittella Fruit Gums

  • Fruittella Fruit Foams

  • Fruittella Gummies

  • Fruittella Fruit Drops Citrus Mix

  • Fruittella Fruit Drops Red Berry Mix

 

fruitella flavors

Photo: Fruittella website

 

Fruitella Strawberry Stick Ingredients

glucose syrup, sugar, fully hydrogenated coconut oil, strawberry juice from concentrate (3%), acid (citric acid), gelatine, humectant (glycerol), natural flavoring, concentrates (black carrot, elderberry), gelling agent (gum arabic), dextrin.

Nutritional Facts

Every 100g of Fruittella contains 401 calories. This consists of 83g of carbs, 55g of sugars, 6.8g of fat, and 0.03g salt.

 

If you would like more information on Fruittella, head over to the official website here.

 

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