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Gourmet Jelly Bean FAQs
Got a question? A query? A desire to know more? A gourmet jelly bean FAQ, if you will. Then look no further, our FAQs which you’ll find below should answer just about anything and everything you need to know. If we’ve happened to miss something, then no worries, just get in touch with us directly and we’ll get that answered for you!
Is The Jelly Bean Factory® lactose-free / gluten-free?
The Jelly Bean Factory® only uses a glucose syrup which has been specially processed to remove gluten, to ensure it’s 100% gluten-free.
We are happy to say that The Jelly Bean Factory® products are indeed lactose-free.
Does The Jelly Bean Factory® contain any allergens?
All products produced in The Jelly Bean Factory® are free from all 14 EU Allergens (gluten, peanuts, tree nuts, celery, mustard, eggs, milk, sesame, fish, crustaceans, molluscs, soya, sulphites and lupin).
Is The Jelly Bean Factory® nut-free?
We don’t use nuts in our products and they are made and packed in a nut-free facility, this also includes peanuts.
Is The Jelly Bean Factory® suitable for vegetarians/vegans?
Yes, our products are vegetarian. Unlike other sugar confectionery, The Jelly Bean Factory® does not contain any ingredients from animal sources.
FYI, if you’re wondering why there is no vegetarian-friendly logo on our packs, this is because The Jelly Bean Factory® is sold in over 50 countries, and the symbol for Vegetarian varies by country.
No, our products are NOT vegan. This is because The Jelly Bean Factory® contains shellac and beeswax (animal by-products) in the shiny shell.
Is The Jelly Bean Factory® Halal compliant?
The Jelly Bean Factory® is Halal compliant in that the jelly beans are produced to Halal requirements. However, The Jelly Bean Factory is not Halal Certified.
Is The Jelly Bean Factory® Kosher certified?
The Jelly Bean Factory® facility and our range is Kosher Certified by the Orthodox Union and is audited annually. Note: any items (re)packed outside of The Jelly Bean Factory cannot be Kosher certified under The Jelly Bean Factory’s certification. Any Kosher certification of these items would require Kosher certification from the facility in which they are (re)packed.
Does The Jelly Bean Factory® contain E-numbers?
Our recipe does not contain E-numbers. The Jelly Bean Factory is free from E-number colours; we use only plant-based colours (from fruit and vegetable extracts).
Is The Jelly Bean Factory® GMO-free?
The Jelly Bean Factory® is GMO-free and has certifications from all raw material suppliers to prove this. However, GMO-free is not printed on the pack, as it’s not standard practice in the EU to use GMO crops. American made brands tend not to be GMO-free.