Accidentally Dairy-free? Yes, please!

Fri 10.08.2018

Accidentally Dairy-Free Snacks

There are so many products on the market that are ‘accidentally dairy-free’, or products that you would have thought DEFINITELY contain dairy. We’re sure you will be happily surprised by some of these!

The headline is that jam and custard Co-op donuts are dairy-free. Yes, that’s right. Head to your local Co-op NOW!


Breads, biscuits, crackers, and pies

– Crumpets – Warburtons, Tescos and Sainbury’s

– Bagels

– Most fresh bread is dairy-free

– Oreos – Original, Vanilla and Chocolate

– Bourbon biscuits – almost always dairy-free

– Fox’s – Dark Chocolate Chunkie Cookies, Party Rings

– Lotus Original Caramelised Biscuits

– Mr Kipling – Treacle Tart, Apple and Blackcurrant Pies

– McVities – Fruit Shortcakes, Original and Choc Chip Hobnobs, Gingernuts, Light Rich Tea

– Ritz Crackers – Original, Crisp and Thin (Sea Salt & Vinegar, Sweet Red Chilli, Sea Salt & Black Pepper)

– Nairn’s Biscuits – Dark Chocolate Chip Oat, Stem Ginger Oat, Mixed Berries Oat, Fruit & Spice Wheat Free

– Sainsbury’s Cream Crackers

– Nairn’s Oatcakes – Dark Chocolate Chip

– Lidl’s Bramley Apple Pies

– Belvita Breakfast ‘Tops’ – Choco Hazelnut

– Tesco Apple Strudel – a lot of frozen apple strudels are dairy-free!



– Cadbury Bournville Plain Chocolate

– Green & Black’s – Dark Chocolate, Hazelnut & Currant, Ginger, Maya Gold, Espresso, Spiced Chilli, Lemon, Mint

– Lindt Excellence –  70%, 85% and 90% Dark Chocolate

– Most Montezuma dark chocolate

– Moo Free

– Divine – Dark Chocolate Mint Thins, Dark Chocolate Ginger Thins, dark chocolate bars in various flavours

– Ritter Sport Marzipan

– Fry’s Chocolate Cream

– Tesco and Sainsbury’s offer a wide range of dairy-free chocolates



– Lotus Smooth Caramelised Biscuit Spread – OH YES!

– Peanut butter

– Nature’s Store Chocolate Spread

– Biona Dark Chocolate Spread

– Morrisons The Best Dark Chocolate Spread

– Sweet Freedom Choc Pot

– SunPat Choc-A-Nut Peanut Spread

– Tesco Bourbon Biscuit Spread

– Hershey’s Reese’s Shell topping

– Marmite Yeast Extract



– Betty Crocker Cake Mix – Super Moist, Devil’s Food, Vanilla, Chocolate Swirl, Carrot Cake

– Jus-Rol Bake-It-Fresh pain au chocolat, bake-at-home croissant and cinnamon swirls.

– Pot Noodle – Beef & Tomato, Bombay Bad Boy, Sweet & Sour, Brazilian BBQ Steak, Chilli Beef, Chinese Chow Mein, Piri Piri Chicken, Sticky Rib

– Batchelors Cup A Soup – Tomato, Tomato and Basil

– Heinz Cup Soup – Vegetable, Minestrone

– Bird’s Traditional Custard Powder


This list is by no means exhaustive! There are so many dairy-free products on the market and more are coming out all the time. Ingredients differ from shop to shop, so be sure to check the label if you’re not sure.