Is Kelloggs Special K Cereal Gluten Free?

Special K is a brand of breakfast cereal and meal bars produced by Kellogg’s. In this review, we will specifically be looking at Special K cereals and if they are gluten-free.

But we before we go into the review, let’s find out more about the company behind the brand, Kellogg’s.

Kellogg’s is an international brand and serial producer of cereals. It manufactures and distributes well-known cereals such as Corn Flakes, Crunchy Nut, and Rice Krispies around the world and has become an international brand over the 100+ years of it’s existence.

Let’s find out if this brand of breakfast cereal; Special K is gluten-free.

Is Kelloggs Special K Gluten Free?

The Answer is: No

Special K Cereal Boxes

The Original Kelloggs Special K Cereal and the various flavours are not gluten-free due to the fact that the main ingredient is wheat.

It should, therefore, be avoided if you are sensitive to gluten or suffer from any form of Celiac Disease.

That being said you can now find Kelloggs Special K Gluten-Free in some counties. 

List of Kelloggs Special K Cereals to Avoid

  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Original Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Honey Oat Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Cinnamon Pecan Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Protein Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Red Berries Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Fruit & Yogurt Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Chocolate Almond Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Pumpkin Spice Crunch Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Blueberry with Lemon Clusters Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Cereal Probiotics Berries & Peaches
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Chocolatey Delight Chocolate Cereal
  • Kellogg’s Special K® Raspberry
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Vanilla Almond Cereal
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Cereal Probiotics Berries & Peaches
  • Kellogg’s® Special K® Protein Honey Almond Ancient Grain Cereal

Special K® Original Cereal Ingredients

Rice (42%), whole grains (23%)(whole wheat, whole grain oat flour), wheat protein, sugar, minerals (calcium carbonate, iron, zinc oxide), oat fibre, salt, barley malt extract, vitamins (niacin, vitamin B6, riboflavin, folate, vitamin D).

Nutritional Facts

Every 36g of Special K® Original Cereal consumed contains 140 calories. This consists of 25g carbs, 7g protein, 0.5 fat and 0.250g sodium – source

For more information head over to one of the following website:

USA: https://www.specialk.com or Kelloggs.com

AUS: https://www.kelloggs.com.au

NZ: https://www.kelloggs.co.nz

UK: https://www.kelloggs.co.uk

 

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