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Aldi unveils ‘low priced’ gluten-free range

Aldi has ramped up its activity in the free-from market with a limited-edition range of gluten-free products.

Warburtons unveils gluten-free Tiger Bloomer

Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons has claimed a first for the gluten-free market with the launch of its Tiger Artisan Bloomer.

Gluten Freevolution campaign launched by Coeliac UK

The Gluten Freevolution campaign is a bid to further grow the range of safe gluten-free food when eating outside of the home.

Doves Farm rebrands free-from line after £3m investment

The free-from range from Hungerford-based Doves Farm has been rebranded under the name Freee.

Genius launches Breakfast Bakes in three variants

Gluten-free bakery brand Genius has unveiled a soft breakfast biscuit that it claims is a first for UK free-from aisles.

Should the NHS be paying £25m for gluten-free food?

Medical experts have been fiercely debating the £25m the NHS spends on prescription gluten-free food for coeliacs.

New gluten-free trade association formed

New trade body the Gluten Free Industry Association (GFIA) has been created in response to soaring sales of gluten-free food.

Campden BRI to hold gluten-free conference

Food and drink advisory service Campden BRI will hold a conference on 16-17 March 2017 for the food manufacturing sector on the development of gluten-free bakery products.

New gluten-free wheat?

Gluten-free might not have to mean wheat-free, according to a new report, with new wheat crops being developed as an alternative to a gluten-free diet. 

Honeybuns expands New Generation cake range

Gluten-free bakery Honeybuns has expanded its New Generation cake range with two new flavours – Oaty Coconut bar and Oaty Apricot bar.

Prewett’s scoops new product awards

Gluten-free brand Prewett’s has scooped both winner and highly commended gongs in The Grocer New Product Award 2016.

Matthew Walker moves into gluten-free market

Christmas pudding manufacturer Matthew Walker has launched a brand new gluten-free sponge pudding range that is available in two variants.

Mrs Crimble’s launches gluten-free home baking mixes

The Hampshire-based gluten-free bakery Mrs Crimbles has released a new range of home baking mixes.

Genius Gluten Free appoints new CEO

Gluten-free bakery brand Genius has announced Jeremy Bradley as the company’s new CEO. He will succeed Roz Cuschieri from the 16 October.

Moditions bakery secures Asda contract

The Ballymena-based Moditions bakery will be supplying its gluten-free ranges to Asda stores across Northern Ireland, the company has announced.

Coeliac UK introduces new gluten-free app

Charity Coeliac UK has launched a new mobile app named Gluten-free food checker, designed to help those on a gluten-free diet find food while shopping.

Planet Organic brings out gluten-free vegan sliced bread line

Speciality health retailer Planet Organic has announced its new addition to the free-from bakery department: an organic, gluten-free, vegan, soy- and nut-free range of bread from Good Grain Bakery.

Genius announces new CSR partnership

The number one gluten-free bakery brand in Britain, Genius Gluten Free, has announced a new CSR partnership with social enterprise Allergy Adventures, to educate schoolchildren about food allergies and intolerances.

Genius produces the first gluten-free toastie loaf

Free-from bakery, Genius has expanded its bread range by bringing out the first gluten-free toastie loaf – Genius Toastie.

Family bakery launches exclusive gluten-free Cornish pasty

Helston-based company The Good Food Bakery has launched what it claims is the world’s first gluten-free Cornish pasty after taking four years to develop the product.

Baker takes steps to counter Brexit effect

Britain’s only organic gluten-free bakery is looking to expand into Europe in a bid to combat escalating costs caused by Brexit.

Cupcakes and Shhht to take part in a relaunched street food market

Gluten-free and vegan bakery Cupcakes and Shhht will be attending London’s street food scene, KERB Camden Market, which will officially open to the public on Friday 12 August.

Genius scoops Fast Track 100 award

Bakery brand Genius Gluten Free has scooped the Ones to Watch award at the 19th annual Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 awards.

Hobbs House Bakery creates gluten-free GiFt

Gloucestershire-based Hobbs House Bakery has given a name to its first gluten-free loaf, following a lengthy process to create a product suitable for coeliacs.

Gluten-free bakery opens new branch

Gluten-free bakery Beyond Bread has expanded into a second branch that will be located in Islington, London.

Pidy produces gluten-free pastry tartelettes

Belgian family food business Pidy has devised a new range of gluten-free pastry tartelettes.

Mrs Crimbles bought by Wessanen

The Hampshire-based gluten-free bakery Mrs Crimbles has been bought for an undisclosed sum by Dutch organic and natural food company Wessanen.

New gluten-free protein flapjacks

Leicester-based MBM Enterprises, trading as Blackfriars Bakery, has launched Lumberjack flapjack bars, which are gluten-free and high in protein.

Greggs to extend healthy range

High street bakery chain Greggs has said it plans to increase the number of healthy options it offers, including a gluten-free range.

New gluten-free biscuits from McVitie’s

United Biscuits (UB) is to debut a gluten-free biscuit selection for the first time next month, under its McVitie’s brand. 

Welsh Hills Bakery celebrates Morrisons advert appearance

Free-from food producer Welsh Hills Bakery is celebrating the appearance of its chocolate sponge cake in a Morrisons TV advert.

Gluten-free bread has up to seven times more fat

Own-label gluten-free options often contain up to seven times more fat, according to research for The Grocer.

Aldi expands gluten-free range

Discount supermarket chain Aldi now stocks 19 new products, which it launched during Coeliac Awareness Week.

Feel Free For Gluten Free secures Morrisons listing

Yorkshire-based Feel Free For Gluten Free (FFFGF) has introduced eight frozen lines to Morrisons, including its award-winning doughnuts.

Northern Irish bakery signs £220k Tesco deal

Moditions, the Ballymena-based gluten-free bakery has signed a deal worth an estimated £220,000 with Tesco Northern Ireland.

Third of consumers avoid gluten, says Almondy

According to new research released by Almondy, the Swedish gluten-free bakery, millennials are driving gluten-free demand.

Welsh Hills bakery staff walk for Coeliac UK

Staff from the Aberdare-based gluten-free bakery have walked 10k to raise money for Coeliac UK.

Prewett’s launches gluten-free competitions

Gateshead-based Prewett’s, the gluten-free biscuit brand, will launch a series of social media competitions to highlight Coeliac Awareness Week (9-15 May).

Sweetpea Pantry wins at FreeFrom Awards

Sweetpea Pantry, the baking mix producer, won the Store Cupboard category at the FreeFrom Awards for its Grainy Brainy Pancakes.

Destiny launches made-without-gluten desserts

Destiny Foods, the Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributor, has launched a new range of made-without-gluten desserts.

Genius wants to lead gluten-free market

Gluten-free brand Genius has spelled out its ambitions to become the global leader in free-from bakery, outlining an international expansion programme.

SIN boosts sales with new website

Gluten-free baker SIN has launched a new website, and has been nominated for an award for the design. 

Gluten sensitivity is a growing problem

A leading consultant has suggested that the UK might be suffering from gluten overload.

Baker & Spice launches first gluten-free range

Patisserie Holdings-owned Baker & Spice will launch its own gluten-free range this week, and has grand expansion plans.

Almondy launches lactose-free cake

Almondy, the Swedish gluten-free bakery, has launched a lactose-free chocolate and almond cake.

Pidy’s gluten-free range wins award

Pidy, the ready-to-fill pastry specialist, has won an award for its recently launched gluten-free range.

New gluten-free muffins for Flower & White

Shrewsbury-based Flower & White has created a range of gluten-free muffins for the foodservice sector. 

Pieminister enters gluten-free market

Premium pie maker Pieminister has entered the free-from market with the introduction of two gluten-free pies.

Survey finds demand for more gluten-free products

There is insufficient choice in the gluten-free market, according to 73% of consumers who buy coeliac-friendly products.

Scottish companies forge gluten-free partnership

A partnership to produce gluten-free biscuits has been announced by Duncan’s of Deeside and Pulsetta Foods.

First gluten-free industry event launched

Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac disease, is hosting its first gluten-free networking event for food industry professionals who wish to benefit from the growing gluten-free market. 

Scott’s Bakery wins seasonal Asda contract

Easter has come early for Scott’s Bakery, after it won a contract to supply Asda with three seasonal lines.

Pizza Express to launch gluten-free dough balls

Pizza Express has announced the launch of a gluten-free version of its dough balls.

Extended Tesco listing for Feel Free For Gluten Free mini donuts

Feel Free For Gluten Free’s (FFFGF’s) mini donuts will be available in 646 Tesco stores from this month.

Square Pie launches “most exciting” gluten-free pies

A duo of gluten-free pies has been launched by premium-pie restaurant Square Pie.

Price of gluten-free bread and croissants rises

Mysupermarket.com has analysed the prices of various baked goods over the last year, with many items found to be cheaper, but a few significantly more expensive.

Genius launches gluten-free bagels

Genius Gluten Free has launched its first bagel line as part of a package of three new products.

Welsh Hills triumphs at Welsh Business Awards

Gluten-free bakery Welsh Hills has been revealed as joint winner of the Success through Overseas Trade category in the Welsh Business Awards.

New gluten-free bakery for Bideford

The Instow Kitchen, a new bakery and coffee shop, is opening in north Devon, and everything is 100% gluten-free.

Free-from market set for strong growth

The UK free-from market could grow 13% to £531m in 2016 and climb to £673m by 2020, a new report by market analyst Mintel has claimed.

The 2016 FreeFrom Awards Shortlist

Celebrating the best in gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and all free-from foods, the 2016 shortlist is out now. British Baker picks out the bakery highlights.

Feel Free for Gluten Free launches in Morrisons

Food brand Feel Free For Gluten Free (FFFGF), is adding to its retail stockists with five new listings in Morrisons.

Eat Square launches gluten-free range

Eat Square, the Wiltshire-based pie producer, has released a range of gluten-free pies, which includes dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan variants.

Chief executive, Roger Whiteside
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Greggs to offer new gluten-free range

The high street bakery chain, Greggs, is set to introduce a new gluten-free range later this year, the company's chief executive has announced.

Patisserie Valerie launches Gloriously Gluten Free range

High street patisserie and cake shop Patisserie Valerie has launched a new gluten-free range, which will be available from 18 January.

Gluten-free cake firm secures Amazon deal

Gluten Free Goodies brand SIN has signed a deal with Amazon to sell its ‘Little Black Boxes’ of quality cake online.

Gluten-free bakery opens in Staffordshire

The first 100% gluten-free bakery has opened in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, producing a range of free-from breads and cakes.

Udi’s launches gluten-free chocolate clusters

Udi’s Gluten Free, the US-based free-from brand, has announced its new Chocolate Clusters range will be on sale from 18 January.

Auchtermuchty secures Selfridges deal

Auchtermuchty Cake Company, the Fife-based gluten-free bakery, has secured its first retail listing with Selfridges.

Genius buys frozen pie producer

Genius Food, the gluten-free bakery, has bought frozen pie-producer Chapel Foods in a £3.5m deal.

Pieminister intends to open four restaurants by the end of 2016
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Pieminister reveals 2016 expansion plans

Gourmet pie and mash restaurant Pieminister intends to open four new restaurants in 2016, including a flagship venue in Nottingham.

Almondy produces gluten-free cakes
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Almondy bought by Danish bakery

Almondy, the Swedish gluten-free bakery, has been acquired by the Danish group Givesco Bakery.

Glanbia gluten-free oats gain official recognition

Oats from Glanbia Nutritionals have been recognised for their gluten-free purity by three leading European coeliac organisations.

Délifrance UK has unveiled a new £30m investment
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Seven day news round-up

Here’s the British Baker guide to the past seven days and all the stories you need to inform your business decisions.

Gluten-free products ‘not up to scratch’, says research

A new study has found nearly 40% of coeliac sufferers are critical of gluten-free bread and mixes currently on the market.

US gluten-free brand expands UK in-store trial

US-based gluten-free brand Udi’s has expanded a trial of in-store bakery goods from two to four Asda stores as part of a long-term development plan.

Feel Free For Gluten Free launches doughnut range in Tesco

Feel Free For Gluten Free has launched a new doughnut product in 250 Tesco stores.

Ask the Expert: GBBO does alternatives

With free-from foods in growth, The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) contestants take on the challenge of baking with alternative ingredients. Gregg Woodhead, product development manager at British Bakels, passes on his words of wisdom in our Ask the Expert blog.

Salmonella concerns linked to one supplier

The recall of four products due to the possibility of salmonella presence has been linked to one Dutch supplier.

Daily Mail taken to task over gluten-free prescription figure

The huge figure put on the cost of gluten-free prescriptions has been found incorrect, after a dispute broke out yesterday.

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Daily Mail targets NHS spend on gluten-free

A row has broken out over a reported £116m spend on prescription gluten-free food by the NHS, which included biscuits, doughnuts, muffin mixes and bread.

Genius avoids delisting after product recall

Genius Foods has said no retailers have delisted their products, following a mass product recall when a gluten contamination was detected.

Gluten-free range goes online

Bath Bakery has launched its gluten-free products online as it introduces a new range.

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The free from category has plenty of growth left
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Gluten-free set for more aggressive growth

The meteoric rise of gluten-free is set to continue for at least three years before starting to plateau. 

Schär gluten-free brand launches in UK

Dr Schär has launched gluten-free brand Schär, which is well known in Europe, in the UK with nine new products.

EDME invests £2m in manufacturing site

Bakery ingredients supplier EDME is investing over £2m into its manufacturing facilities in Essex.

Free from hot cross buns saw sales up 124% this year
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Waitrose reports free-from boom over Easter

Waitrose has seen sales in free-from goods rocket this Easter, with gluten-free hot cross buns up 124% on last year.

The gluten-free bakery will soon launch a bespoke cake range with restaurant chain Leon
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Honeybuns strikes deal with Leon restaurants

Gluten-free bakery, Honeybuns, will soon launch a bespoke cake range with London restaurant chain Leon as it outgrows its current Dorset premises.

URBAN eat's new ‘eat better' range
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Urban Eat brings out healthier food-to-go line

Sandwich brand Urban Eat is grabbing a piece of the healthy eating market by launching a selection of healthier food-to-go options called Eat Better.

New gluten-free bakery line to launch at IFE

French bakery specialist Bridor is to launch a new gluten-free range at this year’s IFE exhibition this month.

Feel Free For Gluten Free doughnuts
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Gluten-free brand sets up plant in Worthing

Free-from food brand Feel Free For Gluten Free has acquired its own manufacturing site in Worthing, West Sussex, in a move that will increase production by around 20%.

Gluten-free plans for Chaucer Foods

Chaucer Foods, a global ingredients producer, has spoken of its plans to expand into gluten-free bakery items by 2016.

Gluten-free suppliers urged to address fat content and cost

Sales of gluten-free bakery are booming, but manufacturers and retailers must do more to address issues such as cost, fat content and availability, said charity Coeliac UK.

NO.G quiches now stocked in Sainbury's
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Gluten-free win for NO.G at awards

Gluten-free bakery, No.G, has scooped the top prize for top free-from food product.

BIA 12 Days of Christmas: Wild Thexton goes into partnership with The Bread Factory

Tom Thexton, winner of the BIA Rising Star Award runs a gluten-free bakery called Wild Thexton, and told British Baker of his huge plans to open a new completely gluten-free bakery with The Bread Factory.

BIA 12 Days of Christmas: Just: Gluten Free Bakery expects innovation

Number two on the BIA 12 days of Christmas is the Just: Gluten Free Bakery, winner of this year’s Free-from Bakery Product of the Year, which says 2015 will be about improving allergen-free treats.

The Beyond Bread team outside the shop
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Gluten-free bakery to open in London

Beyond Bread, a 100% gluten-free bakery and café is set to open in central London this month.

Genius bread was amongst one of the most popular gluten free products purchased
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Online research points to rise in gluten-free purchases

Gluten-free products are increasingly popular, according to a leading shopping and comparison site.

2014 Great British Pie Awards
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Pie Awards add gluten-free category

The British Pie Awards have introduced a new Free From Gluten category, as the competition officially opens for entries today.

Liz Cox:
new sales manager at Bath Bakery
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Bath Bakery updates team to support expansion

Bath Bakery has appointed a new sales manager so the bakery can continue to expand, the business says.

Bakels launches gluten-free bread mixes

 Ingredients supplier British Bakels has launched a range of gluten-free bread mixes for retail.

Batch #5:
Gluten-free cupcakes
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Bath Bakery wins gluten-free certification

Bath Bakery’s Batch #5 range has been awarded the Cross Grain Symbol, following testing of its gluten-free products. 

The Glanbia oatmeal plant
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Glanbia Nutritionals launches gluten free oats for baking industry

Glanbia Nutritionals, the fast growing foods ingredients company, has developed a new range of gluten free oats for the baking industry.

BFree gains fajita kit listing in Tesco

Gluten- and wheat-free brand BFree will launch its new fajita kit into 1,200 Tesco Extras and Superstores in the second week in October. 

Bath Bakery branches into gluten-free

Family-run Bath Bakery has launched a new range of gluten-free goods to meet customer demands.

The range will be stocked in the chilled free-from section
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Gluten-free brand scoops first major multiple contract

NO.G gluten-free brand has won its first major supermarket contract with Sainsbury’s. 

Online technology helps bakers select products

Foodservice supplier Bidvest 3663 has created an online tool to help bakery customers choose the right products.

UK first for gluten free doughnuts

Feel Free for Gluten Free is launching what it claims is the UK’s first gluten and wheat free frozen doughnuts.

Nordic bakery introduces free-from goods to Ireland

Scandinavian free-from baker Fria is launching its products in Ireland.

BIA finalists announced

So the judges have finally completed their work and we can announce the finalists for the Baking Industry Awards (BIA) 2014.

Flour mill launches naturally Gluten Free range

Specialist flour mill, Doves Farm, has launched their Gourmet Collection range to meet demand for gluten free products.

Genius loaf
A bold move:
This will be the first time gluten-free options will be sold with mainstream bread
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Genius to merge loaves with mainstream bread aisle

Gluten-free brand Genius is to introduce its bread to the mainstream bread aisle of 150 Asda stores across the UK.

Genius gluten-free bread
Genius gluten-free bread
Genius sponsor 2014 Commonwealth Games
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Genius named official gluten-free supplier at Commonwealth Games

Glasgow 2014 has unveiled Genius Gluten Free as the official provider of gluten-free baked products at the Commonwealth Games.

BFree introduces free-from fajita kits

BFree claims to have launched the first free-from fajita kits.

Genius Foods extends Asda deals

Genius Foods has re-entered the frozen food market with a range of gluten-free pies.

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