Sour Patch Kids are sour, sugared gum candies, which are especially popular with children. Are “Sour Patch Kids” vegan?
Most of the information you find on the internet says that Sour Patch Kids are vegan. Other information tells you to be careful. Which information is correct?
Why are the Sour Patch Kids not vegan?
USA vs. Germany
Sour Patch Kids has long since gained a high profile in Germany. Unfortunately, the Sour Patch available in German grocery stores are not vegan, because animal gelatin is used in production in Germany. However, Sour Patch Kids in the USA are vegan.No animal gelatin is used in production in the USA.
Sour Patch Kids – the fruity soft fruit gum with peach flavor
Ingredients: Sugar, inverted sugar, corn syrup, modified corn starch, citric acid, tartaric acid, flavors, titanium dioxide, colorant (E129*, E102*). *May impair activity and attention in children.
Ingredients of Sour Patch Kids in Germany
Ingredients: Sugar, glucose syrup, water, starch, gelatin, acidifier: malic acid, apple juice concentrate, colorants: anthocyanins, vegetable charcoal, paprika extract, lutein, curcumin, acidity regulator: calcium citrates, flavors, palm oil.
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