What do you say when you’re ordering food?

A young lady recently visited a branch of O’Briens in Dublin as she had seen they advertised a Vegan menu. She asked for and was served the Vegan option but it included some cheese and onion crisps which she rightly identified as containing dairy. The coffee she was served also contained cows milk so, as […]

Planning a trip to Canada?

Canada is a very popular destination for many folks from Northern & Southern Ireland and if you are a Coeliac  planning a trip abroad we know it can be hard to know how you will cope in a foreign country! Here’s some good news! If travelling to Canada and Vancouver Island in particular may we point you […]

Kelkin Gluten Free Buckwheat Flakes

Have you tried Kelkin Gluten Free Buckwheat Flakes? At Kelkin they believe that breakfast is very important as it sets you up for whatever adventures the day may bring. Their delicious range of gluten free cereals, porridges and muesli offer you so many options to start your day. Try their award winning Gluten Free Buckwheat […]

Are you gluten intolerant? Make sure you get enough Selenium

Do you suffer from Coeliac Disease (gluten intolerance)? Then you must make sure you get enough of the essential nutrient Selenium, which supports your health in a variety of ways. If you have Coeliac Disease, the condition where your body is unable to tolerate gluten, you should make sure to get enough Selenium. Researchers have […]

The Bobbin & Loaf Catering in Belfast

Loaf Catering is a social enterprise involved in supporting people with learning disabilities (including autism) and helping them get training and jobs in the catering industry. Loaf Cafe and Bakery Loaf Cafe & Bakery opened for business in June 2015 after they breathed life back into a derelict building at 307 Grosvenor Road, Belfast, directly […]

Gluten Free Isn’t Just Expensive in Europe

Coeliac New Zealand have launched a campaign to help struggling families afford the cost of gluten free food. The charity says gluten free food can cost five times the cost of regular food, putting some families in a position where they can’t afford the products they need to cater for a Coeliac diet. It’s estimated 1 […]

Gluten Free Christmas Market Belfast 2016

New Event – Bigger Venue! With hundreds of people attending the gluten free food fair in Belfast in September, we’re pleased to announce a Gluten Free Christmas Market – with even more space and special access time for disabled visitors. Join us on Saturday the 19th November in the Stormont Hotel where over 25 gluten […]

Who was Pandora Bell and what had she to do with Sweet Treats?

The story of Pandora Bell is of a 1930s Girl who travelled Europe collecting the Best of European Confectionery that she discovered on her travels. Today, Pandora Bell Ireland creates Sweet Treats for Discerning Food Lovers: nougat, traditional sweets, salted caramels, fudge, fruit jellies, and handmade lollipops. Our confectionery is a collection of the best […]

Linwoods Health Foods

We are delighted to announce that Linwoods Health Foods has joined us at GFI. Based in Armagh and established in 1965, Linwoods is a family owned company that manufactures a range of Premium Bakery, Dairy and Healthy Super Foods. Linwoods products are sourced in their raw form from around the world, and are selected from […]

Coeliacs in South Africa

Hi folks, judging by the comments we have read on our Gluten Free South Africa Facebook page eating out Gluten Free in South Africa is not an easy option and the level of support for newly diagnosed Coeliacs could be better! We appreciate that we live in Northern Ireland and, as part of Europe, we […]