Are Warheads Gluten-Free? Warning – Not All of Them!

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Pucker up! But before you get seriously sour, you need to know "Are Warheads gluten-free?" Sadly, not all of them. Read on for Warheads products, manufacturing, and what type to avoid. Be forewarned: the exploding head logo is spot on. This candy just might bring tears to your eyes.

The extremely sour Warheads candies is owned by Impact Confections. Impact owns Warheads and Melster Candies brands. Warheads has one product (at the time of this article) that is NOT gluten-free.

Gluten-Free Warheads Options

The following Warheads candy do NOT contain gluten.

  • Warheads Extreme Sour Hard Candy
  • Warheads Bubble Gum Pops
  • Warheads Worms
  • Warheads Chewy Cubes
  • Warheads Sour Spray Candy
  • Warheads Double Drops
  • Warheads Extreme Heat Worms
  • Warheads Colossal Sours
  • Warheads Twisted Taffy
  • Warheads Dippin’ Ring
  • Warheads Pucker Packs
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Note: the ingredients are not listed for each product on the WARHEADS website. Be sure to always check the individual product labels - even if you think they are gluten-free.

Warheads Manufacturing

Manufactured on equipment that processes peanut, milk, soy, and wheat products.

WARNING: This Warheads Variety Is NOT Gluten-Free

Warheads Sour Twists contain wheat.

They are manufactured at a different plant and then bagged in Impact Creations' Wisconsin plant. At their Wisconsin plant, they have the following allergen warning:

Manufactured on equipment that processes peanut, milk, soy, and wheat products.


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Is there a candy with gluten that you miss? I personally long for Krackel bars, Twizzlers, and Kit Kat bars. Share your candy dreams with the Hold the Gluten community in the comments below!

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Maureen Stanley was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2005. Way back before gluten-free was “mainstream“. Maureen created Hold The Gluten blog and podcast in 2008 as a way to connect members of the gluten-free community across the world.

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