Gluten-Free Diet

Warburtons has launched a new gluten-free crumpet into a growing free-from market

Warburtons launches gluten-free crumpet

By Gwen Ridler

Bakery manufacturer Warburtons has launched a new gluten-free crumpet, following calls from its customers to produce more free-from products.

Genius Foods, Warburtons and Northumbrian Fine Foods are founder members of a new gluten-free association

Warburtons joins new gluten-free association

By Gwen Ridler

Warburtons, Genius Foods and Northumbrian Fine Foods are founder members of the Gluten Free Industry Association (GFIA), formed in response to the growth of the market for gluten-free products.

Genius was likely to experience more damage that consumers over its recall, Berriedale-Johnson said

‘Low risk’ from Genius recall despite Facebook outrage

By Laurence Gibbons

There is a “low risk” coeliacs could suffer side-effects from the recent Genius Foods’s product recall despite many consumers voicing their anger and disappointment on social media, a free-from expert has claimed.

Sainsbury was the most affected of the retailers

Big four supermarkets recall gluten-free products

By Laurence Gibbons

The big four supermarkets and Waitrose have all been forced to recall a selection of their gluten-free products because they may contain gluten, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

Emmanuel-Jones launched The Black Farmer gluten-free sausage brand in 2010

Black Farmer backs gluten-free study

By Rod Addy

Sausage maker The Black Farmer has thrown its weight behind a Lancaster University Management School project to find out the precise motivations behind consumers turning to gluten-free products.

Don't restrict wheat from your diet, research has suggested

Gluten-free 'isn’t best for general health'

By Nicholas Robinson

Fresh research has rubbished claims gluten-free diets are healthier than consuming grains and has recommended they should only be followed by consumers with coeliac disease or food intolerances.

Pork Farms's new gluten-free pastry brand


Pork Farms pumps half a million into gluten-free

By Nicholas Robinson

Pork Farms has pumped half a million pounds into a new gluten-free (GF) bakery brand that is being manufactured at its chilled quiche Riverside Bakery in Nottingham.

Free-from popularity continues

No sign of gluten-free growth stalling

By Nicholas Robinson

Many more gluten-free foods are set to hit retail shelves this year, with one company alone planning to launch 15 new products.

Heinz recently entered the gluten-free sector with its range of pasta products

Free-from sales to soar on health and wellness trend

By Gary Scattergood

The UK free-from market is forecast to grow by 46% to £561M by 2017, but it is still characterised by the reluctance of many major manufacturers do “dip their toes in the market”.

Genius boss Roz Cuschieri pledged to invest millions in the newly acquired production sites

Genius Foods to spend ‘millions’ on Finsbury sites

By Laurence Gibbons

Genius Foods will invest millions of pounds developing the Livwell and United Central Bakery (UCB) production sites in Hull and West Lothian, following the firm’s £21M acquisition of the companies last week.

Gluten sensitivity could affect many more people than coeliac disease

Research to trigger gluten-free sales boom

By Rod Addy

Gluten-free food sales could balloon after fresh research from the University of Hawaii has identified a new condition known as gluten sensitivity, which responds positively to a gluten-free diet.

Antony Worrall Thompson presented the trophy for the best Free-From Food Award to 2011 to Claire Marriage of Doves Farm

Free-from food firms realise sector's potential

By Rod Addy

Free-from food manufacturers are increasingly waking up to the sector’s potential, according to Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, author of the Foods Matter website and founder of the Free-From Food Awards.

Tasty prospects for gluten-free product sales

New gluten-free meals signal the move to mainstream

By Freddie Dawson

The launch of two new gluten-free products by Dr Schär UK is further evidence of the category’s move from niche to mainstream lifestyle choice, according to the free-from manufacturer.

More mainstream success for Mrs Crimble's

More mainstream success for Mrs Crimble's

By Ben Bouckley

Stiletto Foods md Jeremy Woods says the secret of his firm’s success, following a raft of new retail listings for its £15m gluten- and wheat-free brand Mrs Crimble’s – is the fact that it is a bakery business first and foremost, then a ‘free from’ foods...

General Mills seeks next-generation easy-to-open can

General Mills seeks next-generation easy-to-open can

By Elaine Watson

The next generation easy-to-open can, sodium-free ingredients that enhance salt perception and technology that can stop gluten-free pasta going mushy and prevent green veg from turning brown in the canning process.

Mrs Crimble's

Mrs Crimble's makes gluten-free waves across the pond

By Elaine Watson

Hampshire-based Stiletto Foods has made its first foray into the US market after striking a deal with natural foods giant Whole Foods Market that will see Mrs Crimble's free-from products listed in five of Whole Foods Market’s 11 regions in the US.


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