Tag Archives: Gluten free

Allergy awareness – are your staff trained?

By MGA Trainer and Assessor David Grey-Smith. Food allergy is an immune system response to a food protein that the body mistakenly believes is harmful. The reaction to a food can be potentially life threatening. A food allergy is not the same as food intolerance. A food intolerance is the …

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Woolies expands food range to cater for dietary needs

Woolworths has introduced 24 new products in the Woolworths Free From and Macro Wholefoods Market range. The reason, it says, is “to cater to the growing number of Australians living with a dietary need or who are choosing to be more health conscious”. According to Woolworths, coeliac disease affects about …

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Vegemite introduces gluten free alternative

Aussie icon Vegemite has launched a gluten free version of its product. After two years of research and development, Vegemite has released the highly anticipated gluten free and FODMAP friendly Vegemite. With one in four Australians avoiding gluten and a documented 1.5 per cent of Australians suffering from coeliac disease, …

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Product of the Year: healthy and gluten free on the rise

Healthy and allergy-free alternatives have won an unprecedented 10 of the 50 Product of the Year 2019 (POY) categories this year. About 14,000 Australian consumers voted for their favourite products. Their votes reflect rising consumer demand for health-conscious and dietary-specific foods, say the award organisers. Although there were many new …

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From the Beerenberg family farm to your family kitchen

Beerenberg has released a new range of condiments to complement any meal, dessert, or cheese platter. Each of the below (except Asian Dressing & Dipping Sauce) is gluten free and all are handmade at Beerenberg’s Hahndorf farm in Adelaide Hills, SA. Mango & Mandarin Curd is bursting with tropical flavours. …

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