Despite their oxymoronic existence, gluten-free foods persist. Sales in this segment grew 17.8% from 2013 to 2016 according to research from Mintel, though that growth has slowed down from year to year. From 2015 to 2016, these products saw 17.9% growth, which is still worth noticing. Not only are numbers up, but the percentage of people choosing gluten-free also continues… Read more »
Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global gluten-free food market report until 2021. This research report also lists nine other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period.
Creating gluten-free products might become less difficult if researchers are able to make another protein work more like wheat gluten. Zein, a protein from maize, shows promise.
A new US gluten-free certification aims to meet consumer demand for genuine products that carry the claim, say the groups behind the programme.
The next generation of gluten-free products may be achieved with sourdough technology and better processing of oats, according to the EU’s HealthGrain project.