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Alpha Gal Friendly Snacks

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Alpha-Gal Friendly Korean Snacks

The Alpha-gal syndrome is a serious food allergy that is caused from a tick bite. You can read more about the syndrome, tests, what foods to avoid, and preventive steps here. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention they define the Alpha-gal syndrome as:

  • Alpha-gal (galactose-α-1,3-galactose) is a sugar molecule found in most mammals.
  • Alpha-gal is not found in fish, reptiles, birds, or people.
  • Alpha-gal can be found in meat (pork, beef, rabbit, lamb, venison, etc.) and products made from mammals (including gelatin, cow’s milk, and milk products).

The list below has been compiled with the above criteria to exclude any ingredients that contain beef, pork, and milk (dairy) or their by-products. *Please read the “may contain” statements for every product (when available) and always double check the ingredients before consuming any product.*

Click any of the Korean products below to see our Alpha-gal free guide. Each product will provide the brand name, food allergies, ingredients, and nutrition facts. *(when available)

In addition to helping buy Korean snack and grocery products this guide serves as a resource for people with food allergies, celiac disease or other food restrictions. This is in no way an extensive list of Korean products available. There are several companies who are creating new and innovative products everyday.

If you have found an Alpha-gal allergy-friendly Korean snack please share a review on the Korean Convenience app! 

Updated: September 06, 2023


Blue Lemonade

Pink Peach Ade

Mogu Mogu, Pineapple

Mogu Mogu, Lychee

On The Green

Sparkling Vitamin C

Secret W, Tea Of The Sun

Oi-Ocha Unsweetened Green Tea

Zero, Peach Iced Tea

Teabling Chamomile and Peach Tea

Teabling Lemongrass and Ginger

Water Apple Jelly

Peach Jelly

Peach Green Tea

Lemon Green Tea

Matcha Of the Sun


Pine Bud Drink

Grape Bon Bon Juice

Crushed Pear Juice


Coco Palm, Peach Flavor

Pocari Sweat

Almond Breeze Milk

Acapella Americano

Orange Juice

Dongsuh Barley Tea

Dongsuh Corn Tea

Barista Rules Americano

Maxim Top Smoky Black

Chilsung Cider

Brown Rice Green Tea (tea bags)

Maxim Original Black

Maxim Kanu Mild Coffee

Barley Tea (tea bags)

Ice Cream

Ice Cool Grape

Tangerine Bar

Jaws Bar

Lemonade Cool