Picking up a treat in the store for on-the-go can be a little more difficult if you have gluten intolerances or allergies. You can’t necessarily just grab whatever and run. You need to examine the ingredients and look for anything that could potentially cause a reaction.
Tic Tacs are a popular treat and are perfect for on the go. They can give you that small dose of sweetness to keep you going. Whether you’re being cautious or you just need a little refresher, Tic Tacs are perfect.
The most common flavor, as you’ll probably know, is fresh mint, but they also come in a range of other flavors too. So, even if you don’t like mint, there’s probably another flavor that you can indulge on. So, can everyone enjoy Tic Tacs? Are Tic Tacs Gluten-Free?
Yes, they are!
Are All Variations of Tic Tacs Gluten-Free?
While Fresh Mint is the most popular flavor, there are also more flavors to choose from. The other flavors you can choose from are:
- Intense Mint
- Orange and Lime
- Strawberry Fields
So you’re probably wondering, do the ingredients change? Are these also safe to eat?
And, the answer is yes! Although the ingredients change, it’s based on flavoring and won’t affect anything to do with gluten. Therefore, no matter which flavor you choose, you can enjoy Tic Tacs without worrying about your gluten intolerance or allergy.
Depending on the flavor that you choose, the ingredients will vary. The ingredients for Fresh Mint Tic Tacs are:
Mint Essential Oil, Sugar, Fructose, Rice Starch, Maltodextrins, Thickener (Gum Arabic), Flavorings, Glazing Agent (Carnauba Wax), Anticaking Agent (Magnesium Salts of Fatty Acids).
Again, depending on the flavor, the nutritional information could change. The nutritional information is for one box (approx 17g) of Fresh Mint Tic Tacs. 17g contains 0g fat, 0g protein, 16.3g carbohydrates, and 62 calories. Overall, that’s less than 2 calories per tic tac!