Is Special K Gluten-Free?

Is Special K Gluten-Free?

Special K is manufactured by the Kellogg Company and none of the varieties are gluten-free. They used to offer a Special K Gluten-Free Touch of Brown Sugar cereal, but it’s no longer available.

Special K is not Gluten-Free!

Special K Ingredients (Original)

Rice, wheat gluten, sugar, defatted wheat germ, contains 2% or less of salt, malt flavor.

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  • Light, crispy rice flakes with the classic toasty taste you know and love; A delicious part of a healthy breakfast, snack at work, or late-night treat
  • Toasted and perfectly sweet for a crunchy, delicious bite in every spoonful; Perfect on its own or with your favorite fruits like bananas, strawberries, or blueberries
  • A good source of 11 vitamins and minerals; Contains folic acid, B vitamins, and iron; Contains Vitamins A, C, and E as antioxidants women need (beta-carotene (source of vitamin A)); No artificial color or flavors
  • A low-fat cereal that's sure to please the whole family; Enjoy with or without your favorite nut or dairy milk; Makes a tasty snack at work, afternoon pick-me-up, or late-night treat; Kosher Pareve; Contains wheat ingredients
  • Convenient, ready-to-eat cereal that comes in a family-size, 18-ounce box; Packaged for freshness and great taste(6 boxes total)

Special K Nutrition Info

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cup
Total Calories: 150
Servings Per Container About 13

Amount Per Serving%DV *
Total Fat 0.5g1%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g 
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g 
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 270mg12%
Potassium 10mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 29g11%
Dietary Fiber <1g2%
Sugars 5g 
Protein 7g 
Vitamin A10%
Vitamin C10%
Iron 10.9mg60%
Vitamin D 2mcg10%
Vitamin B620%
Folic Acid 435mcg100%
Vitamin B1220%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Source: Special K Nutrition
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2 thoughts on “Is Special K Gluten-Free?”

    • I would have to agree. Kellogg is not a good brand for eating gluten-free. Hopefully one day they will make changes.


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