It's that time of year again! Many parents are looking for allergy-friendly treats for their kids as the school season begins.

Finding candies that are both delicious and safe from potential allergens can be a challenge. Some are probably even searching for the peanut and tree nut free candy list.

Don't worry, we've got you covered. Today, we're diving deep into the world of tree nut and peanut free candy. This post covers gummies, chewy candies, licorice, chocolates, gums, mints and homemade candy recipes. So, whether you're packing a school lunch, planning a birthday party, or just want to indulge in some sweet treats, read on or download the handy list of tree nut and peanut free candies!

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Last updated Aug 26, 2023. Verified by Sumit C.

Please note that these products are listed based on the manufacturers' claims on their product packages. The manufacturing practices of some of these manufacturers have not been independently verified by Flappd Canada.

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Gummies

Who doesn't enjoy the squishy delight of gummies? Perfect for a little mid-day treat or an after-school surprise, these colourful delights can easily brighten up any day, rain or shine.


Go Bio - Vegan - Gummi Bears

  • Free From Allergens: Peanut, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Non-GMO, Organic
  • Claims: Fat-Free, No Artificial Flavorings, No Synthetic Colours
  • Notes: Lemon, blackcurrant, orange, apple, raspberry, and pineapple flavours in each bag

Go Bio - Sour - Fruit Gummies

Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Tree Nut
Certifications: Non-GMO, Organic
Claims: Fat-Free, No Artificial Flavorings, No Synthetic Colours
Notes: Lemon, strawberry, orange, apple,  and grapefruit flavours in each bag


Go Bio - Mixed Fruit - Gummi Bears

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Non-GMO, Organic
  • Claims: Fat-Free, No Artificial Colours, No Artificial Flavorings
  • Notes: Lemon, orange, strawberry, raspberry, blackcurrant, and apple flavours in each bag

Go Bio - Mixed Assortment - Wine Gums

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Non-GMO, Organic
  • Claims: Fat-Free, No Artificial Flavorings, No Synthetic Colours
  • Notes: Made with organic fruit juice concentrates

Yumearth - Mixed Fruit - Gummy Bears

  • Free From Allergens: Dairy, Egg, Fish, Gluten, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: None Shared
  • Claims: No Artificial Colours
  • Notes: 10 Individual Snack packs in each bag. Contains Strawberry, Cherry, Mango and Peach flavoured Gummies

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Chocolate

Chocolates have a universal appeal that transcends age. Whether it's to celebrate a small victory like acing a test or simply to enjoy a moment of indulgence, chocolates never disappoint.

Enjoy Life - Milk Chocolate Flavour - Chocolate Bar

  • Free From Allergens: Wheat, Gluten, Lupin, Mustard, Soy, Peanut, Tree Nut, Sesame, Dairy, Egg, Sulphites, Fish, Shellfish, Crustaceans
  • Certifications: Gluten-Free, Kosher, Non-GMO
  • Notes: The milk-flavoured chocolate bar without the dairy

No Whey - Sunflower Butter Milk less Cups - Pea Not Cups

  • Free From Allergens: Dairy, Gluten, Peanut, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Kosher
  • Claims: Vegan
  • Notes:  Sunflower seed butter cups that are free from dairy

No Whey - Chocolatey Candy - Choco No Nos

  • Free From Allergens: Dairy, Gluten, Peanut, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Kosher
  • Claims: Naturally Coloured Shell, Vegan
  • Notes: • Allergy-friendly alternative to M&Ms • Dairy-free chocolatey centre.


Free2b - Dark Chocolate - Sunflower Butter Mini Cups

  • Free From Allergens: Coconut, Corn, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Gluten, Mustard, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Gluten Free, Kosher, Non-GMO
  • Claims: None Shared
  • Notes: Manufactured in a top 10 allergen-free facility

Free2b - Chocolate - Sunflower Butter Mini Cups

  • Free From Allergens: Coconut, Corn, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Gluten, Mustard, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Gluten Free, Kosher, Non-GMO
  • Claims: Vegan
  • Notes: • Similar to Reese's Peanut Butter cups but free from peanut butter. Instead, each chocolate cup contains sunflower butter • Manufactured in a top 10 allergen-free facility.


Free2b - Dark Chocolate - Mint Cups

  • Free From Allergens: Coconut, Corn, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Gluten, Mustard, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Gluten Free, Kosher, Non-GMO
  • Claims: Vegan
  • Notes: • 2 Cups per pack • Dedicated Facility Free from allergens including: Gluten, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Dairy, Egg, Soy, Corn, Mustard, Sesame, Coconut, Fish and Shellfish
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Just a friendly reminder that this post only includes selected peanut and nut-free chocolates. You can also find specific posts on gluten-free chocolates and dairy-free chocolates.


Gum

For the slightly older bunch, gum can be both a pastime and a social activity. Perfect for sharing with friends during a study break or on the bus ride home, gums add a pop of flavour to the day. We are including flavours preferred by kids including bubblegum and chocolate

PUR - Bubblegum - Gum

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Tree Nut, Soy
  • Certifications: Non-GMO
  • Claims: 100% Xylitol, Sugar Free, Swiss Made, Vegan
  • Notes: More likely to be a kid-favourite

PUR - Chocolate - Gum

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Tree Nut, Soy
  • Certifications: None Shared
  • Claims: 100% Xylitol, Aspartame Free, Sugar-Free, Swiss Made, Vegan
  • Notes: Rare flavour in a gum for chocolate lovers

PUR - Cinnamon - Gum

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Non-GMO
  • Claims: 100% Xylitol, Aspartame Free, Sugar Free, Vegan

PUR - Peppermint - Gum

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: None Shared
  • Claims: 100% Xylitol, Sugar Free, Swiss Made, Vegan
  • Notes: The traditional gum flavour

Chewys

The joy of chewys lies in their lasting flavour. Ideal for those moments when kids need a little distraction or just something to savor, chewys provide a fun chewy adventure for the taste buds without the hassle of having to discard the gum.

Yumearth - Mixed Fruit - Chewys

  • Free From Allergens: Dairy, Egg, Fish, Gluten, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Kosher, Non-GMO, Organic
  • Claims: No Artificial Colours, Vegan
  • Notes: • Fruit Chews • Strawberry, Orange Lemon and Cherry flavoured chews in each bag • Key Ingredients include rice syrup and cane sugar.

Mints

For that instant freshness or just a change of taste, mints come in handy. Especially after a meal or during a long class, they're the perfect pocket companions to keep things minty fresh. We have included the fruity and mint with a twist flavours.  

PUR - Mojito Mint - Mints

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: None Shared
  • Claims: Aspartame Free, Sugar Free, Swiss Made, Vegan

PUR - Tangerine - Mints

  • Free From Allergens: Gluten, Peanut, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Non-GMO
  • Claims: Aspartame Free, Sugar-Free, Swiss Made, Vegan
  • Notes: For those who prefer a fruity flavours

Licorice

Licorice strings are all about playful enjoyment. Twist them, tie them, or simply savour them; they're versatile treats that can double up as playful snack-time activities, especially on a cozy indoor day. While we couldn't find the traditional long licorice string, we have listed the easy-to-carry bagged options

Yumearth - Strawberry - Licorice

  • Free From Allergens: Dairy, Egg, Peanut, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Gluten Free, Organic, Non-GMO
  • Claims: Naturally Flavoured, No Fructose Corn Syrup, Peanut Free Facility, Vegan
  • Notes: Allergy-friendly alternative to Twizzlers

Yumearth - Black Licorice - Licorice

  • Free From Allergens: Dairy, Egg, Peanut, Soy, Tree Nut
  • Certifications: Gluten Free, Organic, Non-GMO
  • Claims: Naturally Flavoured, No Fructose Corn Syrup, Peanut Free Facility, Vegan

As you explore our list, think about the delightful moments each of these candies can bring to your child's day. Whether it's the joy of sharing, the fun of playing, or simply savouring, there's a candy for every moment. Dive in and discover the sweet joys of the school season!


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Disclaimer

This list of 'school-safe' candies is for informational purposes only and based on our own research as of Aug 28, 2023. Always consult with healthcare providers and read labels before consumption. Unless otherwise specified, we are not endorsed by or affiliated with any brands mentioned, and cannot guarantee complete allergen-free safety.


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