Gluten-Free Diet

The Gluten Intolerance Group predicts the industry will plateau within five years as the diet turns to medical necessity over fad. Pic: ©GettyImages/bellabrend

Certification matters now more than ever: Gluten Intolerance Group

By Kristine Sherred

The gluten-free market has tapered off in the past five years as consumer tastes evolve and nutritionists recommend a diet higher in whole grains. However, for three million Americans who are celiacs or gluten-intolerant, the medical reality of a gluten-free...

Globally, few shoppers are interested in gluten=free products because of gluten intolerance, however, the trend has become mainstream. Pic: ©iStock/Highwaystarz-Photography

Gluten-free surges into mainstream despite challenges

By Gill Hyslop

Gluten-free has moved from trend to mainstream. BakeryandSnacks reviews the demand and its demise in certain areas, as well the confusion and the rising number of contentious health risks.

Nairn's is increasing the amount of product in its Gluten Free Wholegrain Crackers. Pic: Nairn's

Nairn’s fight against shrinkification

By Gill Hyslop

Cracker brand Nairn’s is adding 20% extra product to its Gluten Free Wholegrain Crackers range in an attempt to wade off shrinkification, said CEO Marty Gray.

UK sales of gluten-free foods are projected to reach £673 million (€787m) by 2020 according to Kantar Worldpanel. © iStock

Industry welcomes GFIA, the UK's gluten-free trade group

By Niamh Michail

UK food firms have created the Gluten Free Industry Association (GFIA) to promote best practice manufacturing tips, gluten testing and ingredient sourcing for the free-from sector's most lucrative category.