Maltesers are an iconic and delicious chocolate covered malty snack made by Mars. If you enjoy snacking on Maltesers, you may be wondering whether they are considered halal or haram. Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients to help answer that question.
Are Maltesers halal?
The good news you’ve been waiting for – yes, Maltesers are indeed Halal. Taking a look at the ingredients below you can see that there is no alcohol or prohibited animal products used in the production of Maltesers and they are therefor considered halal.
Sugar, Skimmed Milk Powder, Cocoa Butter, Glucose Syrup, Barley Malt Extract, Cocoa Mass, Palm Fat, Lactose and Protein from Whey (from Milk),Emulsifiers (Soya Lecithin, E492),Wheat Flour, Palm Kernel Fat, Palm Kernel Oil, Raising Agents (E341, E500, E501),Wheat Gluten, Salt, Glazing Agent (Pectins),Natural Vanilla Extract, Milk Chocolate contains Milk Solids 14% minimum, Milk Chocolate contains Vegetable Fats in addition to Cocoa Butter
Where can I buy Maltesers?
You can buy Maltesers online and offline in most supermarket chains in the UK. If you are interested in which other chocolates are Halal it’s worth checking out Tesco online as you can filter Halal only options.
While Maltesers are not halal certified, they are considered halal to consume on the basis that there are no haram ingredients used in the production of this popular British snack.