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Surf Sweets FAQ (19)

1 . I want to use Surf Sweets Organic Jelly Beans as a substitute for glucola. How many Surf Sweets Organic Jellybeans equal 50 grams of sugar (glucose)?

If you are using our jellybeans as a substitute for glucola used in the commonly administered one-hour glucose tolerance test for gestational diabetes, you would need to eat approximately 53 jellybeans to get 50 grams of sugar (glucose).

2 . What are Natural Flavors?

We use a number of natural flavors to make our candies taste delicious! All of our natural flavors are organic compliant and do not contain synthetics, GMOs and are not irradiated. For example, we use fruit extracts like orange oil to make the natural orange flavor. The natural[...]

3 . What is confectioners glaze?

Confectioners glaze is a natural ingredient that gives our jelly beans their shine. It is similar to beeswax and comes from the lac insect.

4 . What is carnauba wax? Is it renewable?

Carnauba wax is an extremely useful natural renewable resource used as a coating for some of our candies. It is harvested from the leaves of the Carnauba palm which is only grown in certain regions of Brazil. It should not be confused with palm oil palms grown in[...]

5 . What is the pectin in your products derived from?

The pectin that we use in our products is derived from citrus peels (lemon and orange).

6 . What is the citric acid and ascorbic acid derived from?

The citric acid and ascorbic acid are derived from sugars.

7 . What is your lactic acid derived from?

The lactic acid in our products is derived from beets and is dairy-free.

8 . What is your gelatin derived from?

Our gelatin is derived from pork.

9 . Are your products Vegan?

Seven of our products are Vegan (Fruity Bears, Sour Berry Bears, Sour Worms, Fruity Hearts, Peach Rings and Watermelon Rings ).

10 . Are your products Vegetarian?

Nine of our products are Vegetarian (Fruity Bears, Jelly Beans, Sour Berry Bears, Sour Worms, Peach Rings, Watermelon Rings, Fruity Hearts and Spring Mix Jelly Beans). Our Gummy Bears, Gummy Worms and Spooky Spiders contain gelatin so they are not vegetarian.