WKD No Longer Gluten Free After Factory Move | Blogs

WKD have modified manufacturing and their alcoholic drinks that have been gluten free now aren’t because of barley within the recipe. This variation is a large blow to drinkers at is was a secure and well-liked choice to go for.

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Not being a drinker, I’m certain that on the subject of alcohol I’m not probably the most…my restrict to realizing the place gluten is available in is spherical about this:-

  • Baileys is gluten free (as confirmed by them on a number of events
  • Beer incorporates gluten free except you purchase particular gluten free ones.
  • Cider is often gluten free
  • Spirits are the best choice – even these derived from barley are below the 20ppm threshold so classed as gluten free and secure for Coeliacs (except you’ve a separate barley/wheat allergy)
  • When having delicate drinks in pubs go for bottles not the pump as somebody may have had a shandy that means the nozzle may have simply been in beer earlier than hand.

That is about me performed on my alcohol data. It is sufficient to get by on the subject of me ingesting although I inform you!

Nevertheless, I am certain a variety of you guys will discover it helpful to know, yesterday it got here to mild that well-liked alcohol model WKD would now not be gluten free.

I consider WKD is vodka (appropriate me if I am improper!) and is a model that was undoubtedly secure for Coeliacs. The information got here out although that that they had moved manufacturing facility and the change additionally appears to have meant a brand new recipe to 1 that may imply the merchandise would now not be gluten free.

Their customer support have said to some individuals “we now have just lately moved our manufacturing to a brand new website which makes use of barley inside the recipe”

That is one more wrench for Coeliacs after Costa modified their one dairy free milk which did not have a could comprise to 1 with a could comprise simply days in the past too.

Previous merchandise are nonetheless floating round in the intervening time although so it’s possible you’ll discover some outdated recipe WKD bottles in supermarkets, keep in mind to examine the again as the brand new bottles ought to state allergy data on them and state the presence of barley.


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