Are Smiths Chicken Chips Vegan, Halal, and Gluten Free?

There are many talks about the Halal, Vegan, vegetarian, and Gluten Free statuses of Crinkle Cut Chips. Especially the Chicken flavor that has been viral throughout social media. 

Many say that it contains unsuitable ingredients, which makes them fat to be an option for some diets. Is it True?

In This Article, I will uncover the ingredients of these flavors and answer whether you can include them in your diet. Let’s find out!

About Smith’s Chicken Chips and Its Ingredients

Smith’s Crinkle Cut is made with high-quality potatoes and the Best cooking method with sunflower and canola oil to produce a crunchy taste.

The Ingredients List is:

Potatoes, vegetable oils (sunflower and/or canola), maltodextrin (maize), sugar, flavor enhancers (621, 635, 620), salt, mineral salt (potassium chloride), flavors, hydrolyzed vegetable protein, onion powder, yeast extract, garlic powder, herbs (parsley, sage), spices (black pepper, turmeric).

Is It Vegan or Vegetarian?

Unfortunately, even if it doesn’t contain chicken, the vegetarian list of Smith’s Crinkle Cut Chips doesn’t include the Chicken flavor as an option, meaning it contains Meat or its derivatives from another source.

So, it is unsuitable for vegans and vegetarians since including Meat or its derivatives in the Flavors Enhancers and Milk (Milk unsuitable for vegans).

Is It Halal?

As mentioned above, this flavor is not listed as a vegetarian option, which means it contains Meat.

Unfortunately, it is unsuitable for Muslims. Mustely the Flavors Enhancers contain haram fats which obtained from Pork.

Is It Gluten Free?

Chicken Flavor is not listed as a gluten-free option, which means even if it doesn’t contain a gluten ingredient, it is not certified gluten-free.

Final Thought

Indeed, Smith’s Chicken Chips are unsuitable for Vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free diets. Also, it is not an option for Muslims.

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