Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


COVER PAGE - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2023
Nov. 08, 2023
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2023  
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 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  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   42,850,915
Entity Central Index Key 0001753706  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
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