Growing Recognition of the Value of Gluten-free Certification Leads to 103 Products from 21 Brands Receiving Certification from Gluten Intolerance Group’s GFCO Program in November and December

AUBURN, Wash. (Jan. 2020)—In the last two months of 2019, a wide variety of desserts, spreads, beverages, breads, sauces and snacks were certified gluten-free by Gluten Intolerance Group’s Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), one of the world’s leading gluten-free certification programs. Through the months of November and December, GFCO certified 103 products from 21 brands. Products carrying the GF logo represent the unmatched reliability for meeting strict gluten-free standards due to GFCO’s stringent desk audits of ingredients and suppliers with regular on-site inspections and monitoring of test results to ensure standards are met. GFCO’s GF logo stands for independent verification of quality, integrity and purity of products.

The following products were certified by GFCO:

 

  • Acorn Bar—Acorn Bar certified
  • Brux—Brux Gluten Free Liege Waffle certified
  • Chloe Vegan Foods—7 products certified, including Cheese Pizza and Meatless Meat Lovers Pizza
  • El Restaurante—Crispy Rounds Tortilla Chips and Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips certified
  • FlapJacked—10 products certified, including Soft Bake Chocolate Brownie Cookie Bar and Soft Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar
  • Gifted Breads—8 products certified, including Brioche and Burger Bun
  • Good & Tasty Bakes—4 products certified, including Chocolate Cheesecake and Key Lime Cheesecake
  • Hunch—4 products certified, including Hunch organic dark chocolate wafers with almond butter cream and Hunch organic dark chocolate wafers with chocolate cream
  • Lemon Perfect—4 products certified, including Blueberry Acai and Dragonfruit Mango
  • MATAMUN Rice Cake Slice—Stick Rice Cake certified
  • MATAMUN Topokki Rice Cake—Sliced Rice Cake certified
  • Matlaw’s—Matlaw’s Signature Gourmet Gluten Free Stuffed Clam certified
  • Miss Jones Baking Co.—4 products certified, including Keto & Paleo Blueberry Muffin Mix and Keto & Paleo Chocolate Muffin Mix
  • Miyoko’s Kitchen—24 products certified, including Biergarten Garlic Chive Vegan Roadhouse Cheese Spread and Cheers to Cheddah Vegan Roadhouse Cheese Spread
  • Otamot—3 products certified, including Organic Carrot Bolognese Sauce and Organic Essential Sauce
  • Pokshin—5 products certified, including Breakfast Scramble Pocket and Cheezy Pepp O’Roni Pocket
  • Pop Bitties—8 products certified, including Brown Sugar & Cinnamon and Sea Salt
  • T’best—4 products certified, including Aloe Vera Drink Original and Coconut Drink Original
  • Teremana—6 products certified, including Tequila 100% de Agave, Clase: Blanco and Tequila 100% de Agave, Clase: Reposado
  • TRUWOMEN—Chocolotta Chip and Snickerdoodle-Doo certified
  • Unite Food—3 products certified, including Churro and Mexican Hot Chocolate

About the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG)

The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association funded by private donations, sponsorship opportunities and food safety 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 support groups across the United States, GIG has increased its presence internationally to 47 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.

 

Media Contact:           Joe Garber, Sterling Kilgore, jgarber@sterlingkilgore.com, 630-964-8500 x229

 

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