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    Are CornNuts, INKA Corn, and other Corn Snacks Gluten-Free?

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      CornNuts, Inka Corn and some other corn snacks are labeled gluten-free and are safe for people with celiac disease.

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    Celiac.com 06/18/2019 - One question we see a lot is: Are CornNuts, INKA Corn, and other Corn Snacks Gluten-Free? The short answer is yes. CornNuts are labeled gluten-free and are safe for people with celiac disease.

    Increasingly popular Inka Corn is also gluten-free. Both snacks come in a variety of flavors. They're great snacks to have on hand for a road trip, hike, or as a compliment to your favorite gluten-free beer or other beverage.

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    Several other companies make a corn nut type snack, including Manitou Trading Company, and Sincerely Nuts. Corn nuts are also a good option for people who can't eat tree nuts or peanuts. Remember, if you have a food allergy or sensitivity, always double check the label, and check with the manufacturer if you're not sure.

    Top Brands of Gluten-Free Corn Snacks

    CornNuts comes in the following flavors:

    • Original
    • BBQ 
    • Chile Picante con Limon
    • Ranch
    • Jalapeño Cheddar

    INKA CORN comes in the following flavors:

    • Giant Corn Cheese Flavor
    • Giant Corn Chile Picante Flavor Giant Corn Chile Picante Flavor 
    • Giant Corn Chile Picante Flavor 
    • Giant Corn Original Flavor
    • Giant Corn Sea And Salt Vinegar Flavor
    • Maiz Gigante Frito Inka Corn Carolina Bbq

    Manitou Trading Company
    Cancha Serrana (Peruvian Oil-Roasted Corn Snack)
    Chile Lime Crunchy Corn
    Salted Crunchy Corn

    Similar Gluten-Free Corn Snacks available online at Sincerely Nuts.

    Are you the kind of person who likes to do it yourself? Here's a recipe for homemade corn nuts, baked or fried.

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    Jefferson Adams is Celiac.com's senior writer and Digital Content Director. He earned his B.A. and M.F.A. at Arizona State University, and has authored more than 2,500 articles on celiac disease. His coursework includes studies in science, scientific methodology, biology, anatomy, medicine, logic, and advanced research. He previously served as SF Health News Examiner for Examiner.com, and devised health and medical content for Sharecare.com. Jefferson has spoken about celiac disease to the media, including an appearance on the KQED radio show Forum, and is the editor of the book "Cereal Killers" by Scott Adams and Ron Hoggan, Ed.D.

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