Today, there is a plethora of natural and free-from choices in baked goods and snacks on shelf today, meaning competition in the gluten-free category is heating up, forcing manufacturers to diversify and innovate.
Gluten-free awareness organizations have criticized Party City’s recent Super Bowl TV commercial in which an actor makes a comment that offends people suffering from celiac disease or who are gluten intolerant.
Gluten-free bread made with omega-3 and flavonoid-rich chia seed and tartary buckwheat flour has 12 times greater alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) content and 75% greater total antioxidant capacity than wheat bread, according to researchers.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that 26% of children with two copies of a high-risk variant in a specific group of genes develop an early sign of celiac disease called celiac disease autoimmunity (CDA) by age five.
If the size of the US gluten-free market is hard to pin down as everyone measures it differently, few doubt that its double-digit growth seems set to continue - at least for the next 2-3 years - according to experts at the FoodNavigator-USA Gluten Free...