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Where does the name HARIBO come from?

The name HARIBO comes from HAns RIegel BOnn. Hans Riegel was the founder of the company, born in 1898 in Friesdorf (a region of Bonn, Germany). In 1920, the company was registered into the Bonn trade register as HARIBO, an acronym of the his name and the place Bonn.

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Can I buy just one flavor/color of HARIBO GOLDBEARS?

Goldbären in einer Geschmacksrichtung

In the US, we don’t sell bags of one specific flavor or color of the Goldbears.  We know that the variety of flavors and colors are two of the things that make HARIBO fans love it so! We’re really sorry if you’re a fan who prefers a specific flavor or color, but at least that gives you an extra reason to share your HARIBO which is one thing that makes it so fun!

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Does HARIBO offer factory tours?

The production of HARIBO products is subject to extremely high and internationally standardized hygiene and quality standards. The "International Food Standard“ (IFS) serves to ensure the highest possible levels of food safety for the consumer. This means that in order to protect the entire production and filling process it is not possible for groups of visitors to be shown through the factories.

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What are the flavors of the HARIBO GOLDBEARS?

The white Goldbear is Pineapple; the green Goldbear is Strawberry; the yellow Goldbear is Lemon; the orange Goldbear is Orange; and the red Goldbear is Raspberry.

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Are HARIBO products kosher?

Haribo products are not kosher. There is however, a kosher line of Haribo sold exclusively through Paskesz.

 

Our special line of KOSHER products from Austria are made with fish gelatin. These packages are clearly marked on the front and back of pack as KOSHER products.

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Can I purchase HARIBO products from other countries?

It is not possible to purchase HARIBO products from other countries.  If the product you are interested in is not included under the PRODUCTS section of this website, it is not available in the United States.  It is not possible to order the item directly through any Haribo facility.

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Can I buy HARIBO products directly from you?

HARIBO products are available on-line at amazon.com. You can also check the PRODUCT LOCATOR section of this website to see where you can buy HARIBO gummi candy in your area.

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What type of Gelatin does HARIBO use?

Our production facility in Turkey uses only beef-derived gelatin; however, our manufacturing facilities in: Germany, the UK, Austria, Spain, Brazil, France use pork-derived gelatin.
To determine the gelatin source, please look on the bottom half of the backside of the HARIBO USA package for the country of manufacture.

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Are you product Gluten/Wheat Free?

Our manufacturing facilities use different glucose/dextrose suppliers and some ingredients are derived from wheat, so despite our test of our products having shown no identifiable levels of wheat, we have made a label change to reflect that to ensure consumers’ safety.

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Are HARIBO products GMO Free?

Our products made in the European Union are made with GMO free ingredients as required by EU law, but are not certified as GMO Free status cannot be guaranteed.

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Are your products peanut/tree nut free?

HARIBO can confirm products do not contain peanuts or tree nuts and are manufactured in peanut/tree nut free facilities. In addition, our manufacturing facilities and our ingredient suppliers do have robust cleaning procedures and allergen controls in place to prevent cross-contamination.

Please contact us via the contact form for more detailed questions and if inquiring about coconut allergy or other sensitivities (sulphites, sesame, etc.)

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How should I store HARIBO products?

Good question! Optimal storage for our products so quality is not compromised is 55F – 77F. Please note that if stored at higher temperatures especially for longer periods of time, our product may melt and lose the character shapes our consumers love so much.

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