When you’re gluten free you have to consider all of the places gluten might be hiding and soda is one of them. Is Sprite gluten free?
For those who have a gluten intolerance or are on a gluten free diet, it can be difficult to know what ingredients are safe to consume and which are not.
This can be especially confusing when it comes to drinks, such as the popular soda Sprite.
I was really shocked when I started looking at the ingredients for all of the Sprite flavors.
What is Sprite?
Sprite is a clear, lemon-lime-flavored soda made by Coca-Cola. It is one of the most popular soft drinks in the world; in fact, it is the sixth most popular soft drink in the world, behind Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Diet Coke, and Mountain Dew. (Source)
I had no idea this drink was so popular because I never drank it growing up.
Sprite is made from:
CARBONATED WATER, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, CITRIC ACID, NATURAL FLAVORS, SODIUM CITRATE, SODIUM BENZOATE (TO PROTECT TASTE).
100% NATURAL FLAVORS NO CAFFEINE
It does not contain any artificial colors or preservatives. (Source)
How is Sprite Made?
Sprite is made in a beverage factory. It is probably made by combining the ingredients listed above with carbonated water. The mixture is then carbonated and bottled.
Is Sprite Gluten Free?
Yes, Sprite is gluten free. None of the ingredients used to make Sprite contain gluten, and there are probably no potential sources of gluten contamination during the manufacturing process. Always check the ingredient label to see if there is a note about possible contamination.
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Is Sprite Zero gluten free?
Yes, Sprite Zero is gluten free. There are no ingredients in the product that contains gluten.
Is Cranberry Sprite gluten free?
Yes, this limited-edition Winter Spiced Cranberry Sprite is gluten free. There are no ingredients in the product that contains gluten.
Is Sprite Lymonade Legacy gluten free?
No, Sprite Lymonade Legacy might not be gluten free. It contains modified food starch that might be sourced from wheat. It’s safer to view this product as not safe until we know if the modified food starch is sourced from corn.
Is Sprite Lymonade gluten free?
No, Sprite Lymonade might not be gluten free. It contains modified food starch that might be sourced from wheat. It’s safer to view this product as not safe until we know if the modified food starch is sourced from corn.
Is Sprite Cherry gluten free?
Yes, Sprite Cherry is gluten free. There are no ingredients in the product that contains gluten.
Is Sprite Tropical Mix gluten free?
Yes, Sprite Tropical Mix is gluten free. There are no ingredients in the product that contains gluten.DISCLOSURE: Not intended for the treatment or prevention of disease, nor as a substitute for medical treatment, nor as an alternative to medical advice. Use of recommendations is at the choice and risk of the reader. Ditch the Wheat is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. I only endorse products that I believe in.
Carol Lovett is the founder of Ditch the Wheat and a Globe and Mail bestselling author of the cookbook, Ditch the Wheat. She has been eating gluten free since 2010. She loves all things food, natural living, and spiritual. She’s also a reiki master and crystal healer.