From creamy carbonara to the perfect loaf, Jenna Farmer rounds up the latest gluten and dairy-free launches, news and product updates for the month ahead.
Conscious Chocs launches vegan spring themed bunnies
Conscious chocolate has launched its vegan spring and summer-themed chocolate. Made with essential oils of white grapefruit from America, lemon from Italy and lime from Peru. The citrus notes provide a welcome to contrast to the chocolate, which is so creamy you'd be surprised it's vegan!
Hunter and Gatherer launches new summer products
Grain-free no added sugar condiment brand Hunter and Gather has launched a range of new products just in time for BBQ season. The new 100% Olive Oil all-natural dressings and limited edition Olive Oil and lemon mayo are creamy with a hint of zest, whilst packed with healthy oil. We found a dollop livened up everything from pasta to salads. They're suitable for Paleo, Keto, Low Carb, Diabetics, Gluten Free and Dairy Free diets.
Hunter & Gather 100% Olive Oil Greek and Ranch Dressings (RRP £4.49 for a 250g bottle) and limited edition Hunter & Gather 100% Olive Oil & Lemon Mayonnaise (RRP £4.99 for a 175g jar) are available to buy from www.hunterandgatherfoods.com
Tesco Expands its free-from range
Tesco has announced an extension of its free-from range, with new products including cheddar cheese twists, free from breadcrumbs and free from vegan cocoa dusted truffles.
Sacla' Vegan Carbonara
Famous for the pesto, Sacla' have added a new Sacla’ Vegan Carbonara Sauce to their line-up of vegan sauces (which includes bolognese and white sauce) pesto, and dressings.
Inspired by one of the most famous sauces in Italian cuisine, the creamy carbonara uses pea protein pieces to provide the meaty style texture you'd expect from carbonara and is perfect for teaming with gluten-free pasta.
Sacla’ Vegan Carbonara Sauce, RRP £2.50 for 350g jar will be available online at sacla.co.uk and the Vegan shelves at Asda from July.
BFree launches avocado wraps
Innovative gluten-free bread brand has launched two new tasty flavour additions to its wraps range. Free from wheat, gluten and dairy these wraps are a great source of fibre and super soft-ideal for fajitas or picnics. They've also added a high protein wrap to the range, which offers 12g of protein per pack.
BFree Avocado wraps are available in Sainsbury’s and Tescos. RRP £3.00 (4 Pack).
BFree High Protein wraps are available in Sainsbury’s and Morrisons. RRP £3.00 (4 Pack).
Rollergranola launces wild trail mixes
Healthy granola brand Rollagranola has launched Rollasnax - a new range of wild trail mixes in three flavours - Sweet & Salty, Salt & Pepper and Berry & Coconut.
Rollasnax can be purchased in multipacks starting from £9.95, rollagranola.com
Genius launches a new gluten-free gut-friendly Tiger Loaf
Gluten-free brand Genius, known for their 'gut lovin' high fibre bread has added a new variety to their roaster. This tiger loaf combines a golden crust with a soft, squidgy loaf-the perfect partner to a bowl of soup or a slathering of pate. It comes with added gut-friendly active cultures too!
Genius's new Tiger Loaf: £3 is available at Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Ocado.
Mexicana® Vegan wins Gold Medal at Free From Food Awards 2021
Mexicana® Vegan, the plant-based alternative to Mexicana®, the UK's number one spicy cheese, has a lot to celebrate this summer after winning the Gold Medal in the Milk Product Alternatives category of the prestigious Free From Food Awards 2021.
The judges of the Milk Product Alternatives category said they chose Mexicana® Vegan as the winner as it "really delivered, a lovely heat, very well balanced."
Mexicana® Vegan is available in block and slices format and can be
purchased at Asda, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose stores across the
Family Secret have a range of low fat, low salt and low sugar sauces which are also free from gluten. From green Thai to Moroccan tagine, there's something for everyone and they also do their own range of gluten-free Proppadoms too!
Sauces start from £3.50, familysecret.co.uk
White Rabbit launches new gluten-free vegan fresh pasta
Vegan brand White Rabbit have launched their latest gluten-free offering: fresh plant-based ravioli. Whilst free pasta is often hard to find gluten-free, this one's even rarer since it's made without egg and cheese. Instead, it's stuffed with smooth aubergine, dairy-free cheese and sundried tomato. This pasta impressively stays together without flaking and tastes delicious.
White Rabbit's Aubergine Parmigiana is available at Sainsbury's.