Valentine’s Day 2016: The Allergy-Friendly Candy List

in Food Allergy
Published: February 8, 2016

Now updated for 2016! Last-minute shopping for your loved one with allergies or celiac disease? We've got you covered: Allergic Living's Courtney Born has hunted down truly delicious "friendly" chocolates and candies. It's our way of playing cupid – to help keep your Valentine's safely special.

Note: Always read labels to make sure ingredients haven’t changed.


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Spice up your love life with Gimbal’s Cinnamon Lovers. Part of the allergy-friendly company’s ‘Lovers' Line’ of seasonal candies, these addictive little hearts will turn up the heat for you and your beau or belle.
Available at grocers throughout the U.S. In Canada, at select Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart and London Drugs stores.
Free of: All Top 8 allergens and gluten.

Catalogshots-047Vermont Nut Free Chocolates

Wow your true love with the Heart Shaped Truffles box from Vermont Nut Free Chocolates. Featuring a variety of downright delicious (and nut-free) flavors including mocha, black forest and orange apricot.
Free of: Peanuts and tree nuts.
(Contains milk, egg, soy and gluten.)


Double your love this February 14 by giving Divvies’ Two Hearts. These gourmet chocolate hearts can be enjoyed solo or shared with someone special. Available at Whole Foods locations in the U.S. and Canada, and via the company's website.
Free of: Peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs and gluten.
(Contains soy.)


Surf Sweets

Surf Sweets Fruity Hearts Pack

Whether you’re throwing a Valentine’s party or exchanging treats at school, Surf Sweets has you covered with their individually wrapped Fruity Hearts Valentines Party Pack. The all-natural, organic hearts will make you the most lovable Valentine of the year.
Free of: All Top 8 allergens and gluten.


nocownohow No Cow Chocolate

Make that special someone's Valentine's day extra special with No Cow's 1 Dozen Long Stem Chocolate Roses. Made from only 3-ingredients this beautiful bouquet makes a perfect gift for your allergen-free sweetheart.
Free of: All Top 8 allergens and gluten.


Premium Chocolatiers

love frogSend your Valentine some sweetness with the Chocolate Love Frog from Premium Chocolatiers. This cute little guy will bring a smile to anyone’s face.
Free of: Peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, and gluten.
(Contains soy.)


Yummy Earth


Be allergy-safe and eco-savvy this Valentine’s Day by giving the kids you love YumEarth Organic Strawberry Pops. The organic lollipops are rich in flavor and certified Kof-K kosher parve.
Free of: All Top 8 allergens and gluten.


Amore di Mona

Celebrate the season of love with a new favorite, Amore di Mona's elegant Connoisseur Collection. This beautiful assortment of organic chocolates includes luxurious flavors like dark chocolate with crushed coffee beans, and caramel filled chocolates with cherries.
Free of: All Top 8 allergens and gluten.


Dove Chocolate

Dove promises_sea_saltIf simple, pure chocolate is your Valentine's delight, Dove Silky Smooth Promises are going to hit Cupid's bull's-eye. The bars are made from 100 percent pure cocoa butter and pack a rich chocolate flavor that will ignite the senses. Available in dark, milk, caramel, sea salt and mint. This Dove product is produced in a facility free of peanuts and tree nuts. Available in select grocers in the U.S. and Canada.
Free of: Peanuts and tree nuts.
(Contains milk, soy and gluten.)

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Smarties love-heartsSmarties (U.S.)

Smarties Love Hearts (known as Rockets in Canada – see below) are a favorite on Valentine’s Day. Adorned with romantic messages, these candies will melt hearts left, right and sweet-dissolving center. Available at pharmacies and grocers throughout the U.S. and online.
Free of: All Top 8 allergens and gluten.

Rockets (Canada)

Rockets Love HeartsRockets (known as Smarties in the U.S. – see above) have passed the test of time as a delicious treat for special occasions. So Rockets Love Hearts are the perfect Valentine’s option. Adorned with cute romantic messages, these treats will help renew your sweetheart’s affection – or capture your crush's attention! Available in pharmacies and grocers throughout Canada.
Free of: All Top 8 allergens and gluten.

See’s Note on Conversation Hearts and Allergens Here.


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