Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) has certified more than 2,000 products in 2018
AUBURN, Wash. (Dec. 11, 2018)—The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), the industry leader in the certification of gluten-free products and food services, certified 83 products in October and November through its Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) program—bringing the total number of products certified this year to more than 2,000. Fourteen brands over the two month period achieved certification for products ranging from cheese, tea, tofu, cakes, breads and more, satisfying consumer demand for trusted gluten-free products.
With tens of thousands of products certified around the world, GFCO is the largest and fastest growing gluten-free certification organization in North America. Due to its high standards and stringent review process, GFCO certification is an internationally recognized symbol of trust among gluten-free consumers. The following products were certified by GFCO in October and November:
About the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG)
The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association funded by private donations, fundraising, sponsorship opportunities and industry programs. It relies on tax-deductible contributions to support its many innovative industry, service, social and awareness programs. GIG has been a highly respected leader in the gluten-free community since it was founded in 1974. In addition to more than 70 local branches across the United States, GIG has increased its presence internationally to over 29 countries. GIG empowers the gluten-free community through consumer support, advocacy and education. The Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), a program of GIG, is a leader in the verification of quality, integrity and purity of gluten-free products. The Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Certification Program is a proven model of established best practices for food service facilities offering gluten-free options. GIG is committed to ongoing food safety research to assure customers and consumers the highest level of excellence in its gluten-free programs and services. For information, visit www.gluten.org.
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