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What are some popular peanut-free candies?

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Some popular candies that are made without peanuts include Skittles, Peeps, Twizzlers, Mike & Ikes and Whoppers. Some manufacturers, including Haribo, Vermont Nut Free Chocolates, Surf Sweets and Divvies, offer their entire product lines without peanuts. Gummy candies, fruit candies and chocolates that specifically indicate they do not contain peanuts and are not manufactured in facilities that process peanuts are the only candies that consumers can be certain do not contain any traces of peanuts.

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Vermont Nut Free Chocolates' entire line of chocolates, chocolate fruit and other candies are produced without peanuts or other tree nuts as of 2015. Candies manufactured and sold by Vermont Nut Free Chocolates include gummies, gourmet chocolates, marshmallow candies and chocolate bars.

Haribo manufactures more mainstream candies that are available in grocery and mass merchandising stores across the United States, and the company uses facilities that do not process peanuts or other nuts. Haribo candies are mostly fruit and juice-based gummy snacks.

Other mainstream candy varieties without peanuts and manufactured in facilities that do not process peanuts include fruit-based gummy candies such as Skittles and Mike & Ikes. All flavors of Skittles, including tropical, are peanut free, as are all varieties of Mike & Ikes, including Good'n'Plenty. Chocolate and malt candy Whoppers do not contain peanuts and are processed in a peanut-free facility.

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