Ghirardelli Chocolate is made by The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company which is a United States division of Swiss confectioner Lindt & Sprüngli. Ghirardelli chocolates are available in a number of varieties but they are mainly known for their distinctive, delicious chocolate solid & filled squares
Lindt & Sprüngli is essentially known for their brand Lindt Lindor which creates a number of other confectionaries too.
The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company was founded by and is named after Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli.
Let’s find out if this range of chocolate is gluten-free…
Is Ghirardelli Chocolate Gluten-Free?
The Answer is: NO* (although some products are gluten-free)
*According to The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company website – source:
While many of our products do not contain gluten containing ingredients, some do. We are pleased to inform you that we are working on removing gluten ingredients from our recipes and hope to complete this work by 2020.
Ghirardelli have not published a concise list of which of their product contain gluten ingredients. Watch out for certain products that may contain barley malt such as the bunnies, certain squares, and other seasonal chocolates.
We will revisit our review of Ghirardelli Chocolate in 2021 and hope to have a definitive answer from The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. In the meantime here is a list of the categories of chocolate products that the company makes:
- Chocolate Squares
- Chocolate Bars
- Custom Mix
- Hot Cocoa
- Summer Gifts
More information on all these products and more an be found on the Ghirardelli website here: https://www.ghirardelli.com