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March 3, 2011

Bi-Lo has developed and launched its own nutritional tagging system that identifies healthful attributes in particular foods.

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Bi-Lo has developed and launched its own nutritional tagging system that identifies healthful attributes in particular foods.

The retailer said the system features a wide range of categories established by Bi-Lo’s registered dietitian, Monica Amburn. Amburn said the system allows customers to create positive attitudes about healthy eating.

The tags highlight such benefits as "low sodium" or "an excellent source of vitamin C," as well as gluten-free and organic products.

February 23, 2011

Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels has introduced a new soft pretzel for gluten-free consumers.

CHICAGO — Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels has introduced a new soft pretzel for gluten-free consumers.

Kim & Scott's gluten-free soft pretzels, which can be found in the frozen food aisle of Whole Foods and other retailers this spring, boast a blend of five "ancient grains," the company said, including sorghum flour, millet flour, quinoa flour, amaranth flour and teff flour.

In addition to the gluten-free product, Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels tout more than 12 varieties.

February 10, 2011

Wegmans hosts a bevy of natural solutions (gluten-free foods, supplements and homeopathic solutions) just outside the grocer’s produce department, including this refrigerated unit replete with probiotics and flax-seed oil supplements.

HUNT VALLEY, Md. — Wegmans hosts a bevy of natural solutions (gluten-free foods, supplements and homeopathic solutions) just outside the grocer’s produce department, including this refrigerated unit replete with probiotics and flax-seed oil supplements.

Probiotics contain live bacteria cultures that can die if exposed to too much heat. Beyond probiotics, many liquid supplements need to be refrigerated to prevent spoiling.

February 2, 2011

Gluten-free products, once regarded as a niche category, have become mainstream, according to new research by Packaged Facts.

NEW YORK — Gluten-free products, once regarded as a niche category, have become mainstream, according to new research by Packaged Facts.

The Packaged Facts report, "Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages in the U.S., Third Edition," found that the gluten-free food and beverage market reached an estimated $2.6 billion in retail sales in 2010. Packaged Facts added that it projects the gluten-free products market will grow to $6 billion in 2015.

January 24, 2011

“The View” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck aims to raise awareness around celiac disease, coupling her recently published book, "The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide," with a line of gluten-free, meal-replacement bars called Nogii in partnership with Europa Sports Products.

SAN ANTONIO — “The View” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck aims to raise awareness around celiac disease, coupling her recently published book, "The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide," with a line of gluten-free, meal-replacement bars called Nogii in partnership with Europa Sports Products.

December 27, 2010

Post Foods has announced that as of January 2011, the company’s Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles cereal will have a lower sugar content — 9 g per serving.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Post Foods has announced that as of January 2011, the company’s Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles cereal will have a lower sugar content — 9 g per serving — in an effort to address the rise in nutritional concerns among Americans, the company noted last week.

The rice-based cereal brands also will be certified as gluten free — a relatively unique distinction in the cereal category, according to Post Foods.

December 17, 2010

A certified gluten-free crackers brand has gained retail distribution in Walmart Supercenter stores.

LOVES PARK, Ill. — A certified gluten-free crackers brand has gained retail distribution in Walmart Supercenter stores.

Crunchmaster's original flavor multigrain crisps now are available in 4.5-oz. boxes for a suggested retail price of $2.48. The oven-baked, 100% whole grain crisps are made with a blend of California brown rice and four seeds: sesame, quinoa, flax and amaranth.

December 7, 2010

Supplier News — Coty officially has announced that it is working with Lady Gaga to develop and market the American pop singer’s first signature fragrance. The yet-to-be named fragrance will launch in spring 2012. Distributed worldwide, the fragrance will be managed by the Coty Beauty division in close collaboration with Lady Gaga, who will be creative director, and her Haus of Gaga team.


November 14, 2010

Hugo Naturals, a maker of natural personal care products, has received the gluten-free seal from...

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Hugo Naturals, a maker of natural personal care products, has received the gluten-free seal from the Celiac Sprue Association, designating the company's full range of products as gluten-free and appropriate for the growing population with celiac disease.

 

November 8, 2010

Clear Conscience Pet has developed a new line of pet treats that include natural roasted...

WILTON, Conn. Clear Conscience Pet has developed a new line of pet treats that include natural roasted bison liver and bison cartilage chews.

The treats are grain-free and gluten-free, with no chemical preservatives or additives, as well as no added growth hormones, steroids or antibiotics. The liver treats are made with a patent-pending process that combines organic vegetables with these healthy meats, the company said.

October 17, 2010

Weight-management products company Smart for Life has developed a diet cookie for those with gluten...

BOCA RATON, Fla. Weight-management products company Smart for Life has developed a diet cookie for those with gluten sensitivity.

The gluten-free banana chocolate chip granola square has no preservatives and is made with many organic ingredients and a balanced protein formula with healthy fats and carbohydrate ratios. As with all Smart for Life products, this gluten-free line also effectively suppresses the appetite, the company said.

October 12, 2010

Supervalu's Cub Foods is looking to help customers with gluten sensitivity with the launch of...

August 22, 2010

The cultivation of cereals for human consumption helped give rise to the first civilizations, but...

August 15, 2010

A new custom search engine for mobile devices enables customers to find nutrition-specific products in...

August 12, 2010

Say goodbye to tasteless gluten-free pasta....

August 1, 2010

Supermarket chain Schnuck Markets is hoping to target gluten-intolerant customers through a new partnership....

July 14, 2010

A maker of gluten-free foods has launched single-serve packs of its best-selling products....

July 5, 2010

HappyBaby has expanded its line of organic products with two new gluten-free varieties....

June 6, 2010

Gluten-free products continue to gain ground in the snack food aisle, but drug chains have...

May 11, 2010

Gluten-free products are becoming the norm as the rate of celiac disease has risen, a...