Are Percy Pigs Vegan?
Whether these sweets bring back fond childhood memories for you or you still love to take one from a bag that’s being offered around, you’re probably wondering, are Percy Pigs Vegan?
These pink, fruity gummy-sweets are very popular, but are they vegan?
Percy Pig is a fictional character who lives in the infamous food hall of Marks & Spencer. Percy’s name has been attributed to the stores’ sweets since 1992 and has seen many variations and friends come and go over the years. Most notably, Colin the Caterpillar.
Photo credits: Marks & Spencer
The original Percy Pigs sweets to hit the shelves are grape and raspberry jellied-sweets.
Are Percy Pigs vegan?
Yes, as of May 2022 Marks & Spencer made all Percy Pigs vegan-friendly.
In recent years M&S has decided to permanently remove the gelatin from their Percy Pig range making them all vegetarian-friendly; however, the iconic sweet now no longer contains beeswax making them all suitable for vegans.
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By Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.