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19 July 2008

The Buzz Around New England: Gillian's Foods

From Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary:


"1. a usually baked and leavened food made of a mixture whose basic constituent is flour or meal.

When it comes to food, you cannot get more basic than bread. And Gillian's Foods makes "safe" bread accessible for many individuals with a variety of dietary restrictions.  Located in Lynn, Massachusetts, the facility is gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, tree nut-free and peanut-free.  Until I spoke with Chef Bob himself, I did not realize Gillian's was free of so many food allergens.  Wow!  Their products include breadcrumbs, breads, rolls, pizza dough, pizzas, pie shells, pies, and more. Gillian's Foods has an online store and their products are sold in a number of supermarkets around the U.S. In addition, increasing numbers of restaurants are coming to rely on Gillian's as they develop gluten-free menus and menu items.

If you are not familiar with Gillian's, look for their products in the natural food section of your supermarket or take a look at their online store. Their products can eliminate the challenge of baking to individuals with a variety food allergies and intolerances, and introduce tasty bread bake into your life.  For more information, telephone 781.586.0086 or visit the website, www.gilliansfoods.com.

For those of you who have already tried Gillian's, please write in a comment--we'd love to hear what you think of their breads and other products.  Your opinion can help others make wise shopping choices.

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