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Wholesome Candy FAQ (12)

1 . What do you use to keep the candy cane and lollipop mix from sticking to the machines during the candy making process?

The ingredients used as processing aids in our lollipops and candy canes are palm oil, canola oil and sunflower lechithin.

2 . What organic fruit juices are used to color your Organic Candy Canes and Lollipops?

We use three different organic fruit juices to color our candy canes and red lollipops: organic apple, organic black currant and organic elderberry. We use organic pumpkin and apple to color the yellow lollipops.

3 . What is the natural peppermint flavor used in the Organic Candy Canes?

The natural peppermint flavor is an organic compliant flavor with sub-ingredients of sugar derived alcohol and the essence of peppermint and vanilla.

4 . Are your products corn free?

Organic Candy Canes, Organic Heart Shaped Lollipops, Organic Bunny Shaped Lollipops,  are all corn free. Organic Fruit Chews have Ascorbic Acid as an ingredient which is derived from corn. Organic DelishFish use Corn Starch as an ingredient

5 . Is the organic palm oil in Wholesome Organic Fruit Chews sustainably sourced?

Yes, our organic palm oil supplier is RSPO certified which means that they have taken steps to limit their impact on forests and peatlands. In addition, our supplier is certified by IBD Brazil under its Organic and EcoSocial program. Futhermore, they recently received the highest rating of all[...]

6 . Are your products Kosher?

Yes, Wholesome products are certified kosher by OU (Orthodox Union) the world’s largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency.

7 . Are your products Vegetarian or Vegan?

Yes, Wholesome candies are both Vegetarian and Vegan.

8 . Are your products Feingold approved?

Yes, Organic Candy Canes, Organic Fruit Chews and Organic Lollipops and Organic DelishFish  are Stage 2 approved. You can learn more about the Feingold diet at

9 . Are your products produced and/or packaged in a facility with other common allergens?

Wholesome Organic Candy Canes and Organic Lollipops: We are proud to announce that our candy cane and lollipop facility is now peanut and tree nut free! Our organic candy canes and lollipops are produced on dedicated nut-free, gluten-free, egg- free and dairy- free equipment in a segregated area[...]

10 . Are your products gluten-free?

All Wholesome candy products are made without wheat on dedicated gluten free equipment making them suitable for people with celiac disease or following a gluten-free diet. We do random testing on finished product down to 5PPM for gluten. Wholesome Fruit Chews and DelishFish are certified gluten free and[...]