Gluten-free & Allergens

GeeFree's puff pastry is a popular choice among celiac sufferers and those who are gluten intolerant. Pic: GeeFree Foods

GeeFree acquired by The Fillo Factory

By Gill Hyslop

The manufacturer of gluten-free puff pastry sheets has been snapped up by The Fillo Factory – which produces appetizers, small bites, snacks, entrees and desserts – for an undisclosed amount.

We've scoured the shelves to find the snacks that are worth shouting about. Pic: GettyImages/Deagreez

New product showcase 2020: Trendsetters of quarantine snacking

By Gill Hyslop

Snack food consumption has increased more than 8% since the beginning of the pandemic in March, according to NPD’s Snack Food Behaviours in Challenging Times study. Quarantine snacking habits have seen wide swings between quickly reaching for that guilty-but-comforting...

Are you challenging the status quo to bring fresh ideas to market? Pic: GettyImages/Paul Campbell

Warburton forms JV to support disruptive UK bakery brands

By Gill Hyslop

UK-based bakery giant Warburtons has formed a joint venture (JV) with independent business accelerator Mission Ventures to provide financial and mentoring support to UK bakery businesses that are willing to challenge the status quo and bring fresh ideas...

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Guest article

One quarter of consumers in Saudi Arabia look to avoid gluten

By Gill Hyslop

Research shows that the gluten-free trend that is well established in Saudi Arabia, with around one quarter of consumers claiming to eliminate gluten from their diet, writes Mike Hughes, director of Insights for FMCG Gurus.