Demand for gluten-free soars by 42%

Due to popular demand Eurostar Commodities, the innovative family ingredients business from Yorkshire, is to launch a larger format size 3kg bag for its Gluten Free Chapati Flour White and Brown varieties.

Eurostar Commodities has also increased production of its very popular Medium Brown Gluten Free Chapati Flour available in 1.5kg and 3kg formats. Sales of bulk purchase cases of 4 and 8 units have been introduced to meet increased demand for people to buy in large quantities. Demand has soared by 42% this year as increased quality, and consistent performance puts chapatis back on the menu for people who are gluten intolerant.

Gluten Free Chapati Flour is one of Eurostar Commodities most successful ingredients with an increasing number of customers coming back to make a repeat purchase. Customer feedback across the board has been excellent with the products drawing consistent 5* star reviews; One customer, said; “I have to say this is by far the best gluten free atta I have ever tried.”

Philip Bull, Managing Director, Eurostar Commodities agrees; “We’ve had such an overwhelming response to this flour. We find that customers try a 1.5kg bag, and return to stock up on cases of gluten free flour. Chapati is a staple of many people’s diets, and now can they can go back to having chapati back in their diet. Increasing numbers of people are turning to gluten free diets as a lifestyle choice, or for health reasons. Our customers tell us there is nothing of this quality and reliability available, and our development team have been able to create a flour that delivers a truly outstanding chapati or roti with no gluten. We are continuing to develop this range with exciting announcements coming soon for trade customers.”

The Global market for gluten-free food is expected to expand considerably between 2020 and 2025, from 5.6 billion U.S. dollars to 8.3 billion U.S. dollars*. Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat, rye and barley which has been at the centre of controversy over the last several years. Although gluten is typically associated with bread and baked goods, it can be found in many different types of foods and beverages.

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