Ultimate guide to gluten free sweets
Dietary restrictions should not stop you eating your favourite sweets or treats! Following a gluten-free diet can be challenging, particularly when you’re just setting out on your journey.
Here at Bulk Wholesale Sweets, we support those with strict dietary needs as much as we can. We don’t see why you should miss out on your favourite treats!
What’s more, confectionary stores that can deal with a number of different dietary requirements are bound to be more popular than those who don’t.
Our gluten-free range is a delicious range of candy that is suitable for customers following a strict regime.
Some of our gluten-free sweets include the following delicious options:
10 gluten-free questions answered by the experts at Bulk Wholesale Sweets
Are Haribo sweets gluten-free?
While most Haribo products are gluten-free, there are a selection of Haribo sweets that DO contain gluten.
The products from Haribo that are NOT gluten-free are: Red and Black Liquorice Wheels, Sour Spaghetti, Allsorts, Pico-Balla, Pontefract Cakes and Fruity Pasta. Be sure to check the label though before consuming on any sweet product.
Which candies are gluten-free?
While, even here at Bulk Wholesale Sweets, we cannot provide you with an exhaustive list of gluten-free candy. We have carefully organised our products so that gluten- free sweets are simple to find.
What sweets are gluten and dairy free?
While we have not separated dairy-free sweets in our range, feel free to check the ingredients in our gluten-free products and contact us if you require further assistance.
Are Twizzlers gluten-free?
No. Twizzlers DO contain gluten.
Are all oats gluten-free?
We know oats aren’t sweets, but they’re in Flapjack after all! And this is a question we hear a lot!
Yes, generally non-contaminated oats are gluten-free. However, contamination is a problem with many oat varieties.
If you are highly sensitive to gluten, you’re best opting for specific gluten-free oats.
Are Oreos gluten and dairy free?
Oreos contain milk and are therefore NOT dairy-free. In addition, wheat is included in the recipe. As a result, Oreos are NOT gluten or dairy free.
Are Skittles gluten-free?
Yes. Skittles themselves are gluten-free, however, customers very sensitive to gluten should consider they are manufactured in a factory that risks cross-contamination with products that contain gluten.
Does starburst contain gluten?
Starburst are not considered to be gluten-free as they could contain small amounts of gluten in the glucose-syrup.
Are maltesers gluten-free?
No Maltesers contain a source of wheat and are NOT gluten-free.
Are Reese's gluten-free?
Some Reese’s products ARE gluten-free. Reese's Peanut Butter Cup is one. That said, it is important to check the label of all Reese’s and Hershey’s products before buying. Some are gluten-free, some are not.
What are the benefits reported of eating gluten-free?
While we can’t say for certain that eating gluten is the cause of certain symptoms. There are a number of reported reasons for people opting for gluten-free.
Here’s why some people ditch the gluten:
- Celiacs- highly sensitive to gluten. In Celiacs, gluten triggers an immune response that can damage the small intestine.
Improved energy levels.
Cholesterol level improved.
Reduces consumption of more processed, unhealthy foods,
Better for digestive health.
Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables.
Some people report healthy weight loss.
If you are thinking of going gluten-free, speak to your doctor.
For many people, a gluten-free diet is necessary but, in others, may have become a dietary obsession that doesn’t necessarily offer benefit to their health.
Medical advice is essential when it comes to following the right diet for you.
But if you are gluten-free? Or want to provide gluten-free sweets for customers?
We’ve got tons of products to treat yourself and your customers to. Enjoy browsing our gluten-free sweets range.