Our supermarkets (alphabetically) are ahead of the game when it comes to gluten free, bursting with lots of delicious products, including many own brand items:
Aldi has its own good value Has No range of gluten free products.
This includes all the staple products you could need at reasonable prices including cornfllakes, granola and porridge, a variety of breads, pancakes, pasta, sausages, crisps, cakes, biscuits and flour.
We are big fans of Asda. They stock good independent products like Udi's, Schar and Ilumi.
They also provide their own good value Free From range which includes such staples as baguettes and sliced loaves, pasta, porridge oats and muesli, gluten free flour, Bolognese sauce, tikka masala sauce and sweet and sour sauce and, of course, chocolates, biscuits and cakes.
As Nature Intended is a London-based high street retailer of organic food with a product range including fresh produce, meat, fish, chilled goods, beer and wine.
Currently, there are six stores.
As Nature Intended has an ever-increasing range of 'Free From' foods which are all displayed in clearly labelled sections (Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Sugar Free and Dairy Free).
Budgens does stock gluten free independent products but unfortunately does not have its own free from range yet.
Marks and Spencer have created their own specially developed range of gluten free items, Made Without Wheat, which still provides great taste and favour as you would expect from M&S.
The range includes a variety of breads, birthday cake, sandwiches, pasta, pizza bases, pork pies, fishcakes, sweet treats and much more. All the Made Without products are specifically created for special dietary requirements and are all made in controlled environments so that you can trust that they are safe for you to enjoy. Every Made Without Wheat item has the gluten free logo on the pack.
Whilst many gluten free loaves are often long life, which can affect the taste and texture, those at M&S are not, so they are soft, light and delicious. There is a wide variety to choose from – loaves, baguettes and bloomers. M&S also provide gluten free sandwiches and rolls. Each sandwich is made from soft, multispeed gluten free bread.
To check which stores carry which products, go onto their website and click on the Made Without Wheat store list.
The Made Without Wheat range at M&S continues to grow and now includes a range of meal options such as gluten free breaded fish and meat, quiche, pork pies and fish cakes. Also, there is no need to miss out on the occasional sweet treat – take your pick from their wide range of gluten free cakes and sweet treats which include muffins, sponge cakes, fruit cakes and celebration cakes.
Creating your own delicious meals at home is easier with the Made Without Wheat range of gluten free pastas and flours as well as gluten free breakfast cereals.
Morrisons stocks a wide range of independent gluten free products ranging from genius to amy's kitchen.
It also sells its own Free From range of pasta, porridge oats, granola, biscuits, chocolates and cakes.
It is not an extensive selection and its focus at the moment tends to be more on biscuits and cakes than bread and pasta.
This London-based organic food chain (currently seven stores) carries a huge amount of gluten free produce from a wide variety of independent producers and it also sells its own brand gluten free jumbo oats and an array of gluten free flours.
Sainsbury's were the first major supermarket to introduce their own label freefrom range back in 2002 and they haven't looked back since.
Whether it's their cornflakes in a morning, delicious soft white rolls at lunch or pasta for dinner, their extensive freefrom range caters for all mealtime solutions.
They also have a delicious range of treats which includes everything from chocolate chip muffins to delicious bakewell tarts.
Their extensive freefrom range of gluten, wheat, and dairy-free foods means that you don't have to compromise on taste or quality. All their products in the freefrom range have been developed in a controlled environment, using the best ingredients to ensure you can enjoy the great tasting products.
Sainsbury's also carries a vast array of gluten free products from independent producers.
Tesco is really remarkable when it comes to gluten free products.
It stocks a wide variety of independent gluten free products from suppliers ranging from Udi's to Genius. Tesco also have an extensive Free From range, with the strapline "Taste without compromise".
Their commitment to the gluten free market is fantastic. They believe that you should never miss out on the food that you love. They stock their own Free From everyday essentials, such as fresh bread and rolls, cereal and pasta. They also provide delectable sweet treats and award winning frozen foods.
Tesco's website provides you with clear information about gluten free stock and delicious gluten free recipes. Tesco are so engaged in the gluten free market that they even created a Christmas advert in 2015, aimed at highlighting their extensive gluten free range.
Waitrose are an exceptionally helpful resource if you are gluten free.
They stock a vast amount of products that are naturally gluten free and can provide you with an up-to-date list about everything in their store.
They also carry a wide array of independent gluten-free products, ranging from Glebe Farm to Genius.
Importantly, Waitrose have demonstrated their commitment to the gluten-free market by introducing their own extensive LoveLife free from gluten range, which includes pasta, bread, granola, muesli, cakes, biscuits and even gluten-free breadcrumbs.
Their extremely helpful website also gives many examples of delicious gluten free recipes.
This food chain currently has 7 stores around London and one in Cheltenham and one in Glasgow.
They provide many products in their stores to meet a variety of special dietary needs and have a vast array of gluten free goods from independent producers.