Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Mar. 10, 2023
Jun. 30, 2022
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-38880    
Entity Registrant Name Whole Earth Brands, Inc.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 38-4101973    
Entity Address, Address Line One 125 S. Wacker Drive    
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 1250    
Entity Address, City or Town Chicago    
Entity Address, State or Province IL    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60606    
City Area Code 312    
Local Phone Number 840-6000    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 214,242,370
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   42,092,806  
Documents Incorporated by Reference Certain information contained in the registrant’s definitive proxy statement relating to its annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2023, or in an amendment to this Annual Report on Form 10-K, to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) within 120 days after the end of the fiscal year to which this Annual Report on Form 10-K relates, is incorporated herein by reference where indicated. Except with respect to information specifically incorporated by reference in this Annual Report on Form 10-K, such proxy statement or amendment is not deemed to be filed as part hereof.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001753706    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022    
Common Stock      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share    
Trading Symbol FREE    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants to purchase one-half of one share of common stock    
Trading Symbol FREEW    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ