Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2023
Apr. 22, 2024
Jun. 30, 2023
Entity Listings [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K/A    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2023    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-38880    
Entity Registrant Name Whole Earth Brands, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001753706    
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 true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Document Financial Statement Error Correction [Flag] false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 128,804,442
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   43,273,092  
Auditor Name Ernst & Young LLP    
Auditor Location New York, NY    
Auditor Firm ID 42    
Common Stock [Member]      
Entity Listings [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share    
Trading Symbol FREE    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Warrants to purchase one-half of one share of common stock [Member]      
Entity Listings [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