Are Tic Tacs gluten-free? Yes – according to Ferrero U.S.A. website, Tic Tac mints are gluten-free. Did you go a little heavy on the garlic? Pop one (or several) of these 1 ½ calorie breath mints to freshen your breath. There’s the traditional Evergreen Mint and Spearmint. Or get fruity with Orange or Strawberry Fields (I wonder if these are Paul McCartney endorsed).
Tic Tac keeps it interesting with limited edition mints (who doesn’t want to eat Homer Simpson’s head) and seasonal mixes including Gluten-Free Easter mints in Bunny Blast Green Apple & Strawberry along with Valentines’ Day and Christmas Tic Tac mints.
All flavors of Tic Tac mints do not contain any ingredients derived from gluten-containing cereals: wheat, barley, rye, oats or triticale. There is also no risk of cross-contamination with any gluten ingredients. via Tic Tac / Ferrero U.S.A.
IS TIC TAC GUM AND TIC TAX MIXERS GLUTEN-FREE?
Yes – both Tic Tac Gum and Mixers are gluten-free. Here is the response from Ferrero USA:
Thank you for contacting us regarding our Tic Tac mints. We can confirm that our Tic Tac mints, Mixers, and Gum do not contain any gluten. TalhiaConsumer RelationsFerrero USA
DID YOU KNOW? TIC TAC HACKS
Tic Tac was launched in the US in 1969 by the Italian confection manufacturer Ferrero. Today’s containers Flip the lid of your Tic Tac container and look for the bean shaped insert. This is where one Tic Tac will land when you tip the container. Genius!
OTHER GLUTEN-FREE MINTS
The following mints are marked gluten-free on the package and/or the manufacturer’s website:
WHAT’S IN A MINT?
Not all mint ingredients are the same, however the base ingredients can include sugar, corn syrup, titanium dioxide (for color), FD&C Red 40, and natural peppermint oil.
Looking to reduce your sugar? Gluten-free / sugar-free mints may have sorbitol, natural flavors, magnesium stearate, aspartame, titanium dioxide, and soy lecithin. Don’t forget that too much aspartame may have a laxative effect, so avoid chowing down on a full bag of mints. That would be very, very bad.
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