More Gluten-Free Trendy Flavors: 123 Food and Drink Products Receive Certification from Gluten Intolerance Group’s GFCO Program in September and October

AUBURN, Wash. (11/2019)—During this fall, a wide variety of snacks, proteins and drink mixes with trendy flavors, from blood orange to pumpkin spice, were officially certified as gluten-free by the Gluten Intolerance Group’s Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO). From September through October, GFCO certified 123 products from 15 brands. More leading food manufacturers continue to commit to providing safe foods for those following a gluten-free diet through offering high-quality, reliable gluten-free products. GFCO’s stringent review process includes plant audits, equipment testing, risk assessment and product testing in the plant and at the point of purchase.

The following products were certified by GFCO:

  • Alisur—4 products certified, including Amaranth / Kiwicha and Chia
  • BeReal—6 products certified, including Cranberry Chocolate Chip and Holiday Gingerbread
  • Beyond the Equator—5 products certified, including 5 Seed Butter Chocolate and 5 Seed Butter Cinnamon Vanilla
  • Bixby & Co.—17 products certified, including Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut Sea Salt and To The Nines Chocolate Bar
  • De Guste—39 products certified, including Organic Canihua Instant Powder and Organic Quinoa Flour
  • Farm to Muscle—6 products certified, including Organic Egg White Protein Chocolate and Organic Whey Isolate Vanilla
  • FreeYumm—9 products certified, including Crunchy Bites Raspberry and Ginger Cookie
  • Hydrant—9 products certified, including Blood Orange Optimal Hydration Mix and Grapefruit Optimal Hydration Mix
  • La Vida Vegan—3 products certified, including La Vida Vegan Dark Chocolate Spread and La Vida Vegan Hazelnut Chocolate Spread
  • Lopaus Point—5 products certified, including Banana Flax Waffle and Pumpkin Spice Waffle
  • Pete’s—2 products certified, Whole Grain Chocolate Churro Snacks and Whole Grain Dulce De Leche Churro Snacks
  • PigOut—4 products certified, including PigOut chips - Pigless Bacon Chips Cheddar and PigOut chips - Pigless Bacon Chips Kansas City BBQ
  • Prasada—4 products certified, including Almond Flour and Arrowroot Flour
  • Undercover Quinoa—6 products certified, including Dark Chocolate + Peppermint Crispy Quinoa Snack and Milk Chocolate + Currants Crispy Quinoa Snack
  • Zeek Kids Bar—4 products certified, including Kids Bar - Brownie Blast Off and Kids Bar - Cosmic Cookie Dough

 

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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