We all love gummy snacks but unfortunately, most contain a non-vegan ingredient: gelatin. In an effort to keep our favorite on-the-go snack available, we’ve found 10 deliciously fruity and chewy (and sweet) vegan gummy snacks that you can take with you anywhere.
Eat them on the train, or on a walk, or eat them while you lay in bed and watch Netflix. Wherever you are, pop one of these quick treats into your mouth for the ultimate vegan pleasure, at any time.
If you’re searching for a replacement for your childhood favorite, these Organic Candy Factory Organic Gummy Cubs are the first organic kosher gummy bear. Wow! They’re all natural, preservative and pesticide free and they contain no artificial flavors or sweeteners. These sweet little treats are made with real fruit juice and are 100% vegan and cruelty-free. You can choose from boysenberry, blackberry, raspberry or juicy peach.
Amazon reviewer, Bookfresser, said, “These are really good — better than any conventional gummy candy I have had! Not too sticky, not too hard; and, phew! No artificial stuff! I have subscribed, so I make my four bags last the month.” Get a 4-pack for $18.95!
Surf Sweets Sour Worms are made from organic fruit juice and organic, natural sweeteners. It also contains 100% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C per serving! This is a great snack for kids, for yourself or to share with the entire family during movie night. These sweet worms are allergy friendly and are free of the top ten allergens. They’re also non-GMO verified!
These soft and delicious J.Luehders Gummi’s Vegan Red Berries are the perfect fruity snack. They contain no gelatin, no artificial colors or flavors. They’re totally vegan and taste like little bursts of perfectly sweet berries with each bite and chew.
If you thought you’d never be able to have your sweet gummy fish again, you’ll be happy to know these Wholesome Organic Delishfish are available for vegans. They’re USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified. With its fun fish shape and sweet raspberry flavor, this snack is the perfect candy for kids of all ages or adults of any age group.
Thomi Leary said, “These Delishfish are so delicious! They remind me of the Swedish Fish candies that I loved as a kid. I have a soy allergy and I find that soy is in a lot of candy so I have to find alternatives if I want a sweet treat from time to time. I love the flavor of these and I also love the ingredients.” You can buy them for just $3.79!
If you’re craving a candy that has more of a sour kick, then these Sour Viking Gummy Candy’s will do the trick. This Swedish Sour Gummy Candy in the shape of little vikings come in strawberry, pear, cherry, black currant, lemon and orange flavors, all which are delicious. They’re also Non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, and have no added high fructose corn syrup!
These Annie’s Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks come from Annies, which is always fantastic and always completely organic. They contain no artificial flavors, synthetic colors, preservatives, or high-fructose corn syrup and are 100% vegan. These cute little bunnies make the perfect on-the-go snacks or after school treats for kids.
Jann C. says, “I love that these fruit snacks have no artificial colors or flavors, no preservatives, and the taste and texture is outstanding. They are pricey but my granddaughter is hooked on these bunnies now and no other fruit snack measures up.” You can purchase 9 large pouches for $17.01.
These YumEarth Organic Fruit Snacks are USDA Organic, vegan, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified and absolutely delicious! The flavors are perfectly sweet without being overbearing and they include Banana Blast, Strawberry Smash, Very Very Cherry, and Perfectly Peach. You’ll feel great about packing these fruit snacks for lunch. No guilt necessary.
These Veggie-Go’s Organic Fruit Snack Bites are not only tasty but nutritious. They’re filled with whole fruits and whole vegetables. They contain wholesome ingredients, surprising flavor combinations, and a sweet, chewy texture. All of these products are certified organic. The only sugar comes from the fruits and veggies themselves!
Amazon reviewer Andrew said, “Great flavor and the chia seeds make it seem like you are eating strawberry fruit snacks. These are perfect for school lunches and they are healthier than your average fruit snack.” You can buy these for $6.99.
These Ginger Candy Chews are jam-packed with mango flavoring and a bit of a savory kick. These are made from real Indonesian kettle cooked ginger and are all-natural, non-GMO, gluten-free and totally vegan. Enjoy them after a long day of work or on your evening commute to hold you over until dinner.
Amazon reviewer, Sherry.M said, “I love these candies! Not only do they taste good, but they have health benefits as well. They have actually helped with some intestinal issues I was having.” You can buy them in a 2-pack for $14.99!
If you want something that reminds you of a Jolly Rancher, then these Juicy Chews All Natural-Fruit Chews candy will surely suffice and satisfy you immensely. Not only are they kid-approved, but they’re adult favorited as well. They are completely gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO, cruelty-free and never contain any high fructose corn syrup or soy.
Amazon reviewer, poo_bear said, “Delicious! Perfect consistency, not too hard, soft or gummy, just perfectly chewy. Perfect flavor, just the right amount of sweetness, tartness and fruit flavor. Just lovely.” You can buy a bag of these for $24.38!
We highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it’s available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more! The app shows you how having diet/health/food preferences can be full of delicious abundance rather than restrictions!
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