Werther’s Original
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I purchase your products directly from you or online?

Unfortunately we do not sell Werther’s Original products direct from our company. Our products are available from Sainsburys, Morrisons, Asda, Tesco, Waitrose and Ocado on line. Please click through here:

Are Werther's Original products vegetarian?

Yes, our Werther's Original products are suitable for vegetarians. For all Werther's Original products we use dairy products as ingredients.

Do any of the Werther’s Original products contain wheat based ingredients or gluten?

All Werther’s Originals are suitable for a gluten free diet. They do include glucose-syrup, which may be derived from a wheat source. The Coeliac Society states that glucose syrup sourced from wheat is suitable for the inclusion in a gluten-free diet.

What’s the best way to store to Werther’s Originals?

All our confectionery is packaged in a way that provides the best protection from the environment. Always store in a cool dry place away from strong odours, once the packs are opened.

Which artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes are used in Werther’s Original Sugar Free?

In order to produce delicious Werther’s Original Sugar Free products we use the sugar substitute Isomalt and the artificial sweetener Acesulfame-K (ace-k). Excessive consumption may produce laxative effects.

Are Werther’s Original Sugar Free products suitable for people with diabetes?

We cannot advise on this. Please consult your medical practitioner.

Where can I buy Werther’s Original Sugar Free?

Our products are available from Sainsburys, Morrisons, Asda, Tesco and Ocado on line.

Are Werther’s Originals Halal certified?

Werther’s Original confectionery are not halal certified in the UK.

Do Werther’s Originals have alcohol in them?

We do not have alcohol in any of Werther’s Original products.

Are Werther’s Original Sugar Free sweets smaller than the sugar variety?

Yes, the recipe for Werther’s Original Sugar Free sweets replaces the sugar in our standard Werther’s Original recipe with the artificial sweeteners isomalt and acesulfame-K. These artificial sweeteners dissolve in the mouth at a much slower rate than sugar, so although smaller, the sugar free sweets last as long as the bigger sweets.