Are Gushers Halal, Gluten Free, and Vegan? Fruit – Candy- Sour

I get this question quite often since Gushers Fruit Snacks are the most famous fruity snacks among children & adults with various flavors.

Also, many of the vegan society members wonder if they can have this excellent fruit. In this article, I will be in charge of answering this question and other related questions like whether they are vegetarian, Halal, or Gluten-free.

Let’s Start First By listing the ingredients to understand what fruit gushers are made of clearly.

About Gushers and Its Ingredients & Flavors

Gushers’ popularity is everywhere, and this makes other asks what Gushers are. There is a fruit with a somewhat outer gummy-gel shell soft-to-chew and a burst of fruity-flavored juice in the center.

Gushers Flavors

  • Variety Pack
  • Super Sour Berry 
  • Flavor Mixers
  • Strawberry Splash
  • Mouth Mixers
  • Tropical

Gushers Ingredients

Fruit gushers are made with the following ingredients:

Sugar, Corn Syrup, Dried Corn Syrup, Pear Puree Concentrate, Modified Corn Starch, Fructose, Maltodextrin, and Palm Oil. Contains 2% or less of: Cottonseed Oil, Glycerin, Grape Juice Concentrate, Carrageenan, Citric Acid, Monoglycerides, Sodium Citrate, Malic Acid, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), Natural Flavor, Potassium Citrate, Agar-Agar, Xanthan Gum, Color (red 40, blue 1, yellow 5 & 6).

Is It Halal?

The majority of candies or fruity snacks are made using Gelatin. But there are a lot of alternatives to making a vegan one instead of using gelatin. Gusher is decided to use vegan ingredients to make this excellent vegan fruit.

So, YES 100% Gusher vegan since they are made without using any meat or animal byproduct, which makes them suitable for people who follow a halal diet, which means that they are halal also for Muslims

Is Its Vegan?

The answer is YES. Fruit Gushers are vegan since they don’t contain any strictly derived animal ingredients, which makes them suitable for vegans.

For those saying gushers are not vegan because they contain sugar & palm oil, to make it clear, those ingredients are slightly controversial among vegans (Grey are ingredients).

If you are new to the vegan diet, you wouldn’t worry about this until you are comfortable. Therefore the majority of vegans allowing consuming grey area ingredients, but strict vegans don’t

Is It Gluten-Free?

The answer is YES. Fruit Gushers are gluten-free. According to the company, Gushers are made without gluten ingredients, making them suitable for people allergic to gluten. 

Gushers are also low-fat, salt, and calories.  You should always read the ingredient list on the back of the product package.

Final Thought

In summary, Fruit Gushers are 100% halal, vegan (for the majority of vegans), and gluten-free. They are made without using any meat or animal by-products and don’t contain gluten ingredients. However, some vegans may consider the sugar and palm oil used in Fruit Gushers to be controversial.


  1. Do Gushers Have Gelatin?

    No, Gushers do not have Gelatin, are vegan friendly don’t have animal ingredients.

  2. Do Gushers Have Pork?

    No, it’s vegetarian

Important Note!!!!!!

I want to clarify that I am not in a position to alter any laws prescribed by God. My opinions and interpretations are solely personal and have no authoritative value. Therefore, I do not intend to pass any judgment on whether a particular product is halal or haram. Please consider reading multiple sources and gathering information before making any decisions. Lastly, I urge you not to rely solely on my answers and take them lightly.

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