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10 Vegan Valentine’s Day Candies For The Ones You Love

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We all love a good box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day—and there are plenty of vegan options for that—but there is also a whole other world of vegan candy options available to sweeten the holiday this year.

While the grocery store offers several vegan options for the occasion, (Wonka Sweetarts Lollipops, Ring Pop Cupid packs, and Wonka Valentine Fun Dip), I am excited about this round-up of vegan, all-natural and organic candy that is free of chemicals and dyes. Most of them are also gluten-free and Kosher certified!

From lollipops and chews, to hard candy and gummies, there is something for everyone on this list.  Pick a few favorites below and create a candy bar display or bouquet to woo your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day!

1.  Surf Sweets Organic Fruity Hearts

These gluten-free heart-shaped gummies are perfect for celebrating a vegan Valentine’s Day. They are chewy and delicious, in cherry and watermelon flavors. Surf Sweets also offers loads of other vegan candies for every occasion. 

2.  Lovely Candy Co. SuperFruit Chews

These fun, fruity chews are full of flavor. Their superfruit mix includes cranberry, raspberry, and blueberry flavors, and with a name like lovely, it’s the perfect Valentine’s Day candy to inspire love.

3.  Cocomels

These chewy coconut milk caramels are totally seductive—and totally vegan! Each caramel is individually wrapped and you can order them in tubs, bags, and gift boxes. 

4.  Sjaaks Chocolate Hearts

Sjaaks mades some of the best vegan chocolates around, including truffles (which would make a great gift for a loved one) and these heart-shaped fair trade chocolates that are perfect for sharing with friends or attaching to Valentine notes. 

5.  YumEarth Lollipops, Candy Drops, Fruit Snacks and more!

The folks at YumEarth have it covered with an assortment of red lollipops in a variety of natural fruit flavors, including pomegranate, cherry, strawberry, and watermelon. They also have delicious organic Candy Drops that pack a tart and sweet punch that will have you and your loved ones puckering up. They also offer a wide variety of other vegan candies. Their current line of vegan candies include: Lollipops, Hard Candy, Fruit Snacks, Licorice and Sour Beans, but their plan is to make all of their products vegan by the end of 2017. Yippee! 

6.  Newman’s Own Licorice Twists

Newman’s Own offers several sweet and sour licorice options in bright reds and pinks for festive vegan Valentine’s Day candy eating. Try them in Sour Strawberry, Strawberry, Pomegranate, or Sour Cherry.

7.  Cinnamint VerMints

Fresh breath is always a good thing when Cupid is near this Valentine’s Day, but these mints take things to a whole new level! These Cinnamints spice things up with natural cinnamon oil and mint from fresh mint leaves.

8.  HunnyBon Organic Gummy Hearts

These adorable bite sized hearts are bursting with real cherry and watermelon flavors. Yum!

9.  Strawberry Hill Cinnamon Lips & Rosebud Lollipops

These fun lip and rose-shaped lollipops are perfect for showing your affection this Valentine’s Day. Naturally flavored with a spicy cinnamon and other delightful flavors, these pops are a natural segue to Valentine kisses and fresh bouquets! 

10. Annie’s Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks

These adorable bunny-shaped gummies are loved by kids and adults alike. They are sure to make any recipient smile with glee. Plus, if you’ve got leftovers after Valentine’s Day, they make a convenient sweet treat to drop in your kiddo’s lunchbox…or your own! 

What are your favorite vegan Valentine’s Day treats and traditions? Let us know over on Facebook or Twitter!

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