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Is Top Ramen Vegan? (Some Flavors MIGHT Be)

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There are currently 6 flavors of Top Ramen. Some are clearly not vegan: chicken, beef, shrimp, and hot & spicy beef. But two are not as obvious: the soy sauce and chili flavors. Is Top Ramen Soy Sauce (Oriental) Vegan? Top Ramen says this flavor is vegetarian, but is it vegan as well? I won’t list the full ingredients list, but there are some ingredients that concern...

Is Glee Gum Vegan? Got Some Bad News For You…

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You’ll find Glee gum in many health food stores. And while it’s more “natural” and environmentally friendly than most other gums, Glee Gum is unfortunately not vegan. In fact, all flavors of Glee Gum have 2 main non-vegan ingredients. If you’re looking for better alternatives, take a look at my rankings of the best vegan gum brands. What’s in Glee Gum? Glee Gum does a lot of things...

Vegan Gum Brands: The 4 Best That I’ve Tried

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There’s a handful of common ingredients in the gum you usually buy that may or may not be vegan. Glycerin, gum base, natural flavors, even sugar aren’t always vegan friendly. Those are all common ingredients in popular gums that you find in grocery stores, and there’s no way of knowing for sure from the label if those gums are vegan or not. Personally, I prefer to buy gum that...

Is Dubble Bubble Vegan?

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Is your childhood bubblegum vegan? Let’s find out together. We’ll take a look at the ingredients list and look for any non-vegan ingredients. Ingredients in Dubble Bubble Here’s what you’ll find in Dubble Bubble: Sorbitol, Gum Base, Glycerol, Artificial Flavor, Sunflower Lecithin, Mannitol, Aspartame, Acesulfame Potassium, Carnauba Wax, Artificial Color (FD&C Red 3), BHA (to...

Is Dentyne Gum Vegan?

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Some big gum brands are accidentally vegan. I wanted to know if Dentyne was one of them, so I looked up the ingredients to all of their gums. I compiled the relevant results on this page to save you some time. Which Dentyne Flavors Are Vegan? Let’s start by looking at the typical ingredients in Dentyne (this is for spicy cinnamon): Sorbitol, Gum base, Maltitol, Natural and artificial flavor...

Are Mentos Products Vegan? (Mints & Gum)

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I’ve seen a lot of claims that Mentos gums and mints are vegan, and also some that say they aren’t. Very few had anything to back them up, and the ones that did were from nearly 10 years ago. So, I decided to take a look for myself. I’ll walk you through what I found. Is Mentos Gum Vegan? After looking at the ingredients in all the flavors of Mentos gum, some are clearly not vegan, while...

Is Trident Gum Vegan? (Spoilers: Probably Not)

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Trident definitely doesn’t make any gum that is vegan on purpose. But many gums are vegan by accident. I spent about an hour going through all the ingredients of different Trident product lines and flavors to see if any were vegan. I’ll walk you through the results in this post. Possible Non-Vegan Ingredients in Trident Gum A few of the gums are clearly not vegan because they contain gelatin. On...

Is Orbit Gum Vegan? (Some Flavors Might Be…)

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Orbit is one of the most popular brands of gum, and a lot of their gums might just be vegan-friendly by accident. But it depends on where certain ingredients come from, and your personal views on certain controversial ingredients. I’ll walk you through them, and then we’ll look which flavors are most likely vegan. Possible Non-Vegan Ingredients in Orbit The ingredients...

Is Molasses Vegan? Here’s What You Need to Know…

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The short answer is that yes, molasses is typically vegan, but isn’t always. But there’s one aspect of molasses manufacturing that you might not consider vegan. I’ll keep it as brief as possible, but you do need a bit of background information to understand why. How Molasses is Made The sugar products we use today have been made for hundreds of years by boiling and...

Are Cocoa Puffs Vegan?

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The short answer is that it depends on how strict a vegan you are. Technically, Cocoa Puffs are not vegan. If you’d like to know why, read on. Ingredients in Cocoa Puffs There are 2 potential non-vegan ingredients when you look at the ingredients in Cocoa Puffs: Whole grain corn, sugar, corn meal, corn syrup, cocoa processed with alkali, canola oil, fructose, salt, caramel color...