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allergies

These are all the posts that have been tagged with allergies.

Gluten-free cupcakes

Gigi’s Cupcakes USA is launching a range of gluten-free versions of tis gourmet cupcakes. Each Gigi’s Cupcakes bakery is now offering at least three different flavours of gourmet gluten-free cupcakes daily. The weekly gluten-free cupcake menu can be found on the Gigi’s Cupcakes website and features cupcake flavours such as Wedding Cake and Midnight Magic […]

Jaffna mixture recalled

Ruby’s Food Products has recalled all packs of Elakkia Jaffna Mixture as the product contains allergens that are not listed on the label. The product contains peanuts, cashew nuts and wheat, and is therefore a health risk to those with nut allergies or those with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten. Both 175g […]

Gluten-free bakery range

UK-based Glentons Bakery has started production of a gluten-free range at its unit in Morpeth, while continuing to prepare other breads, cakes and pastries in Ashington. The move required an overhaul of Glenton’s operations plan, and so the firm opted to take part in the Business Northumberland High Growth Programme delivered by business coaching specialists […]

Chocolate products withdrawn

Groupie is withdrawing some of its chocolate products because they contain barley and/or milk, which are not listed on the allergen information on the product labels. The ingredient list describes barley as malt flour and milk is described as whey powder, making the product a possible health risk for people with allergies or intolerances to […]

Cookies withdrawn after allergy alert

Asda has withdrawn one date code of Asda Free From Chocolate Chunk Cookies as the packaging lists incorrect allergy information. Some of the 150g packs of cookies with the ‘Best before’ date June 2014 may contain Stem Ginger Cookies, and would therefore contain sulphites that are not mentioned on the label. This means the product […]

Luxury chocolatier launches ‘free from’ range

Cirillo, a Northern Irish luxury chocolatier, has launched a range of gluten free chocolates for people with coeliac disease. In addition to being gluten free, the chocolates are free from wheat and eggs. The company’s dark chocolate is also dairy-free. The range includes cappuccino bar, milk chocolate, plain, marshmallow, bresilienne (sugar coated toasted hazelnut pieces) […]

ISM innovations

The trade fair was a resounding success for the 1,412 suppliers who exhibited at the 42nd International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM) in Cologne from 29th January to 1st February 2012.

Fruit re-invented hits healthy snacks sector

New British brand Nim’s Fruit Crisps is a natural, low-calorie and nutritious product launch in the snacks category. Fresh fruit is thinly sliced and air-dried using a process that helps retain their crispy crunchiness and tangy flavour. All fruits that are used to produce Nim’s are dried with their skin on, retaining more of the nutrients.