Is Worcestershire Sauce Gluten Free

Worcestershire sauce is a fermented liquid condiment created in the city of Worcester in Worcestershire, England, in the first half of the 19th century.

The creators were the chemists John Wheeley Lea and William Henry Perrins, who went on to form the company Lea & Perrins.

Question: Is Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce gluten free?

Answer: YES*

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Lea & Perrins® Worcestershire Sauce is cholesterol free, fat-free, preservative free, gluten free and has 80% less sodium than soy sauce. Lea & Perrins is only confirmed to be gluten free in the US (additional source). For other regions, the ingredients may be different and may contain malt barley, so always check the label. Learn more on the Lea & Perrins Website.


The orange label bottle is NOT gluten free.

Worcestershire Sauce


The beige label bottle is gluten free!

lea & perrins


Distilled white vinegar, anchovies, garlic, molasses, onions, salt, sugar, water, chilli pepper extract, cloves, natural flavorings, tamarind extract

Contains: Fish (Anchovies)

4 thoughts on “Is Worcestershire Sauce Gluten Free”

  1. The orange label Lea and Perrins contains gluten.
    You can also buy a beige label Lea and Perrins in the U.S – this is the gluten free one.


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