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RTD lactose-free coffee rolling out

HIGH street coffee brand Starbucks has reformulated its ready-to-drink Chilled Classic Skinny Latte, making the flavour suitable for consumers with a lactose …

It’s not free from quality

WARBUTONS’ Newburn Bakehouse brand has expanded its range of artisan loaves with the launch of a new free-from variant. The 400g Free From Tiger Artisan …

Appealing to the masses

Setting up your store to meet demand IT’S not so long ago that hardly a person in the street could tell you what free-from food was, but the times have …

Free from has broad appeal

Lifestyle adopters push category on OVER the last few years the free-from category has gone mainstream, moving from the fringes and specialist stores to its …

Spending big on gluten free

EDINBURGH-based oatcake and biscuit manufacturer Nairn’s Oatcakes has made a seven figure commitment to the free-from category in the shape of a new …

Free-from expo boss says future is bright

Some of the biggest names in the free-from business will gather in Barcelona this month for the Free From/Functional Food Expo 2017, but ahead of the …

Making moves

Turkish firm expanding with Halal confectionery TURKISH confectionery producer Kervan Gida is aiming to expand its footprint in the UK market with the roll-out …

Breakthrough oats

QUAKER Oats has added two gluten-free variants to its range. The introduction of a gluten-free range coincides with a packaging redesign for the entire Quaker …

On your bike

ALCOHOL-free wine brand Eisberg has become the official wine partner for the Tour of Britain cycle race. As part of the three-year agreement Eisberg will …

Free for breakfast

MOMA has launched its first product that is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan friendly. Coconut and Chia Porridge Pot is made from a blend of jumbo and fine …

Let them eat cake

Last year, 224 Coeliac UK members responded to a survey confirming that many people with a gluten intolerance felt they missed out on some of the simple food …

Rising fortunes

Irish free-from bakery brand BFree is looking to expand its distribution channels further after securing new listings with Waitrose. The supermarket will be …

Edinburgh brewery crafts gluten-free

Bellfield Brewery, an entirely gluten-free craft brewery based in Edinburgh, has launched its first two beers. IPA Lawless Village, named after the area of …

Spreading freedom into new markets

Flora Freedom is a new dairy-free variant for the brand, designed to offer consumers a dairy-free spread at the same price point as its core variants. A recent …

Leading the pack

The fast-growing range of free-from foods that’s now available in stores and out-of-home outlets all across the country was in evidence recently at the 2016 …

Free for all

Sales of free-from foods are expected to surpass half a billion pounds in the UK in 2016. An increase in product innovation, coupled with consumers opting for …