Is Walkers Shortbread Gluten Free?

Walkers Shortbread is a popular Scottish manufacturer of shortbread. The company also make biscuits, cookies and crackers.

Walkers are “renowned for baking The World’s Finest Shortbread since 1898”.

The company’s signature pure butter shortbread is baked in the Moray village of Aberlour, according to an original family recipe perfected by Joseph Walker in 1898.

Let’s find out if “The World’s Finest Shortbread” is gluten free.

Is Walkers Shortbread Gluten Free?

The Answer is: YES* (See below)

Walkers Shortbread Biscuits

The regular Walkers Shortbread Biscuits are not gluten free, however, according to The Walkers website…

Purveyors of The World’s Finest Shortbread adds to its extensive collection with a Certified Gluten Free range ensuring everyone can enjoy the simplicity and luxurious taste that sets it apart from anything else.

The range contains no artificial flavourings or colourings, contains no genetically modified ingredients (GMOs), contains no hydrogenated fats, is suitable for vegetarians and is certified OUD Kosher.

It is there safe to say that Walkers Shortbread is an ideal choice if you are sensitive gluten or suffer from any form of Celiac Disease. Make sure you check out the front of the packaging where you’ll see its as clearly labelled as Gluten Free.

Here is a list of their current gluten-free products:

  • Oat & Cranberry Biscuit
  • Chocolate Chunk & Orange Biscuits
  • Shortbread Rounds
  •  Chocolate Chip Shortbread
  • Ginger & Lemon Shortbread
  • Shortbread Rounds CASE
  • Chocolate Chip Shortbread Rounds CASE

Ingredients

Here are the ingredients for Gluten Free Shortbread Rounds Case

Flour blend (rice, potato starch, maize stabiliser: xanthan gum), butter (milk) (29%), sugar, salt – source

Nutritional Information

Every 100g of  Gluten Free Shortbread Rounds Case consists of 518 calories. This consist of 63.5 carbs, 6.3g protein and 1.3g fibre and 0.65 salt.

You can find more gluten-free products listed on their website and online store here.

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