Skittles are a popular choice among candy lovers, but many wonder about the ingredients in their favorite candy. There has been some confusion regarding whether Skittles contain gelatin or pork, making it difficult for those who avoid these ingredients to enjoy them.
In this blog post, we will closely examine the ingredients in Skittles and determine whether they are a good option for those trying to avoid gelatin or pork ingredients. So if you’re curious about what goes into these colorful candies, keep reading to find out more.
About Skittles & Its Ingredients
Skittles is a fruit-flavored candy consisting of sugar, corn syrup, hydrogenated oil, fruit juice, citric acid, and natural and artificial flavors. These candies are produced by Wrigley and are available in various varieties in the USA & UK, including the following:
- Wild Berry
- Squishy Cloudz
Does Skittles Have Gelatin & Pork?
Skittles do have some varieties of flavors that are made using pork and gelatin as a gelling agent, including the following:
- Squishy Cloudz
- Gummies Original
- Wild Berry Gummies
The remaining Skittles flavors are made without gelatin or pork-derived ingredients, which are
- Original Chewy Single
- Wild Berry Chewy.
Skittles offers many options that are gelatin and pork-free. Below are two tables showing the Skittles flavors available in the USA and UK, indicating which ones are free from pork and gelatin and which contain these ingredients.
|Skittle UK||Do They Have Gelatin or Pork?|
|Squishy Cloudz||Gelatin Derived from Pork|
|Skittle US||Do They Have Gelatin or Pork?|
|Original Chewy Single||No|
|Gummies Original||Gelatin Sourced from Pork|
|Wild Berry Gummies||Gelatin Sourced from Pork|
|Wild Berry Chewy||No|
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