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I'm having a nasty craving for a slurpee and was wondering if anyone has had one recently and is they are gluten-free or not?!?!? Any takers? :unsure: HELP!!!

Kristy

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yes, all slurpees are gluten/dairy free

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gliX,

Wow, how do you know?

I so want to believe you! :) I've got a dairy allergy to go along with the celiac disease and I *love* slurpees :):):)

Thanks for you info!!

- Michelle :wub:

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I googled it and read it on another site, but to be 100% sure I'd contact 7-11

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That's so AWESOME! Right on! Thanks glix!!!!

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This thread is over six years old and the information found here may not be acccurate.

I doubt that any Slurpee's contain gluten.

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I doubt all are. ESP root beer.

Although I have seen some lists that mention root beer, I have yet to discover a root beer that actually does contain gluten.

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Old thread, but I was wondering if this would come up. 7-11 is giving away free slurpees today. :D

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This thread is over six years old and the information found here may not be acccurate.

I doubt that any Slurpee's contain gluten.

I just contacted them yesterday after reading this thread and was notified that NO slurpee flavours contain any gluten. Not surprising. But all that sugar??!! :P

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I just contacted them yesterday after reading this thread and was notified that NO slurpee flavours contain any gluten. Not surprising. But all that sugar??!! :P

Thanks for taking the time :)

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Thanks for taking the time :)

No problem. It makes sense they do not contain gluten but I am a stickler for checking things...

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I emailed them yesterday about slurpees and they gave me ingredient lists as I had to ask about gluten, soy and milk. Here is what they sent me:

Flavour Syrup Ingredients:

  • Coca-Cola Slurpee: Carbonated Water, Sugar/Glucose-Fructose, Caramel Colour, Phosphoric Acid, Natural Flavour, Caffeine.
  • AMP Freeze Frozen Beverage: Glucose-Fructose, Water, Citric Acid, Natural and Artificial Flavours, Guaran Seed extract, Sodium Benzoate, Maltodextrin, Caffeine, Gum Arabic, Colour, Calcium Disodium EDTA, Brominated Vegetable Oil, Panax Ginseng Root Extract.
  • Schweppes Ginger Ale: Sugar/Glucose-Fructose, Water, Citric Acid, Natural Flavour, Sodium Benzoate, Colour
  • Crush Orange: Sugar/Glucose-Fructose, Water, Citric Acid, Acacia Gum, Sodium Benzoate, Natural Flavours, Ester Gum, Colour, Salt, Brominated Vegetable Oil
  • Crush Grape: Sugar/Glucose-Fructose, Water, Citric Acid, Concentrated Grape Juice, Sodium Benzoate, Artificial Flavour, Colour
  • Crush Lime: Sugar/Glucose-Fructose, Water, Citric Acid, Natural Flavour, Modified Corn Starch, Sodium Benzoate, Acacia Gum, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Glycerol Ester of Wood Rosin, Brominated Vegetable Oil, Colour, Guar Gum
  • Golden Fruit Smash: Sugar/Glucose-Fructorse, Water, Citric Acid, Colour, Sodium Benzoate, Natural and Artificial Flavour
  • Pink Grapefruit: Sugar/Glucose-Fructorse, Water, Citric Acid, Acacia Gum, Natural Flavours, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Citrate, Sucrose Acetate Isobutryrate, Brominated Vegetable Oil, Ascorbic acid, Colour
  • Cream Soda: Sugar/Glucose-Fructorse, Water, Citric Acid, Soium Benzoate, Artificial Flavour, Colour, Quillaia Extract
  • Lipton Brisk Lemon Iced Tea: GLUCOSE-FRUCTOSE AND/OR SUGAR, WATER, CITRIC ACID, BLACK TEA, CARAMEL COLOUR, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, GUM ARABIC, NATURAL FLAVOUR, COLOUR.
  • Lipton Brisk Iced Tea: GLUCOSE-FRUCTOSE, WATER, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM CITRATE, NATURAL FLAVOUR, LEMON JUICE CONCENTRATE, GUM ARABIC, SODIUM BENZOATE, ESTER GUM, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CALCIUM DISODIUM EDTA, ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL, COLOUR.
  • 7-Up: GLUCOSE-FRUCTOSE AND/OR SUGAR, WATER, CITRIC ACID, NATURAL FLAVOURS, MALIC ACID, SODIUM CITRATE, SODIUM BENZOATE
  • Mug Root Beer: GLUCOSE-FRUCTOSE AND/OR SUGAR, WATER, CARAMEL COLOUR, SODIUM BENZOATE, CITRIC ACID, NATURAL & ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURS, MODIFIED FOOD STARCH, CALCIUM DISODIUM EDTA, QUILLAIA EXTRACT.
  • Pepsi Cola: GLUCOSE-FRUCTOSE AND/OR SUGAR, TREATED WATER, CARAMEL COLOUR, PHOSPHORIC ACID, CAFFEINE, SODIUM BENZOATE, CITRIC ACID, FLAVOUR.

I am currently waiting for a reply on the sources on the suspicious ingredients just to be absolutely sure before I go and satiate my craving. :) I'm not so sure they'll answer me though....

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I have heard back that the slurpees from Coca-cola are gluten, dairy and soy free. Here is what they sent me:

Coca-Cola:

Because our flavour formulations are considered a very valuable trade secret, we are unable to discuss the source of the flavours. The caramel colour in our products is derived from corn or cane sugar.

It may be helpful for the guest to know that Coca-Cola is gluten free. Also this product does not contain soy or dairy allergens as ingredients, and is produced on lines that do not process these allergens.

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I thought this thread was about Slurpees?

richard

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It is. The syrups come from different companies though and Slurpee Canada is finding out for me!

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I had a slurpee the other day and it was so nice on a hot day. I felt crappy half way through because it's been years since I dumped that much sugar in my bloodstream at one time but I didn't get glutened.

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Slurpees are just one of those things that are EXTREMELY unlikely to have gluten. And, as we've seen, in the U.S they don't.

richard

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After reading that ingredient list I'm not sure I want a Slurpee. :ph34r:

However...they sure do taste good on a really hot day. Which is the only kind of day we've been having lately. B)

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I don't buy slurpees but love to make granitas and fruit ices which are so refreshing and far healthier because you use actual fruit and none of that extra stuff. :)

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