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    Bob Moore, Founder of Bob’s Red Mill, is coming to London – Come along and say hello!

    By Admin, 10:28 AM on Tuesday 23rd June 2015

    We just got the great news that Bob Moore, inspirational entrepreneur and founder of Bob’s Red Mill, is coming back to the Allergy & Free From Show at the Olympia, in London again this year. 

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    Lavida’s Guide to Gluten-free bread

    By Admin, 9:09 AM on Monday 15th June 2015

    When going gluten-free, bread can be the hardest thing to replace. Many other gluten containing foods can, nowadays, be substituted with little sacrifice to our palette. Bread however is not so easy. Any gluten-avoider will understand the pain of opening your gluten-free bread to find it has miraculously crumbled into a thousand fragments, or tastes stale and dry (we have all made those sandwiches which are very hard to swallow)!
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    Gluten-free Easter Baking

    By Admin, 8:55 AM on Tuesday 31st March 2015

    We have two great Easter recipes to share with you. One which requires a relaxed half day of baking, the other can be whipped up in a few hours. Take your pick!
    Gluten-free Hot Cross Buns

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    2015 Free From Supplier of the Year Award

    By Admin, 10:31 AM on Friday 6th February 2015

    5th Feb, 2015: Lavida Food Ltd, was awarded “Free From Food Supplier for Year 2015” by Holland & Barrett.

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    Gluten-free baking made easy with Bob’s Red Mill

    By Admin, 10:16 AM on Friday 23rd January 2015

    We love baking gluten-free treats, however admit it can be a challenge to get the same results as baking with traditional wheat flour. Whether it’s getting the quantities right, finding speciality ingredients, ensuring the correct rise, or achieving the perfect texture and form – there are many elements that can go wrong.

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    Gluten-Free Aubergine Lasagne Recipe

    By Admin, 10:18 AM on Saturday 10th January 2015

    As promised, we continue our Italian comfort food post with a delicious gluten-free aubergine lasagne.
    This hearty recipe replaces the traditional meat filling with aubergine, which creates a naturally lower fat, vegetarian, healthier twist on the classic dish.
    We used Le Veneziane Gluten Free Lasagne sheets. They keep a lovely al dente texture and do not require precooking which saves a lot of time and mess!

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    A big thank you for visiting us at the Allergy & Free From Show

    By Admin, 10:31 AM on Saturday 5th July 2014

    On behalf of all our of brand partners, we want to extend a huge thank you to everyone who visited us at the recent Allergy and Free From Show at the Olympia in London. You made the show a huge success for all of us – Bob’s Red Mill, Le Veneziane, Semper and Explore Asian! We look forward to seeing you in Liverpool in October!

    Semper is coming to the UK and Ireland!

    By Admin, 10:31 AM on Monday 23rd June 2014

    We are delighted that Semper, the Nordic’s number 1 gluten free brand for over 20 years is finally coming to the UK and Ireland. We just love their gluten free crisp breads – the only crisp breads in the world made according to traditional Swedish methods. Semper are also the manufacturers of Cookie’s O’s, which is just like you would imagine a gluten free Oreo should be like! For more information on where to buy or to list this wonderful range contact Lavida Food.

    More Good News – Molino Di Ferro’s new pasta sauce wins Gold

    By Admin, 10:35 AM on Friday 23rd May 2014

    Hurray! Molino Di Ferro has won a Gold Great Taste Award for their organic and gluten free basil and tomato sauce. We are really pleased as it was entered into the mainstream pasta sauce section so it goes to show that this sauce isn’t just gluten free it is deliciously gluten free!

    Had a great time at the Tree of Life Open Day

    By Admin, 10:34 AM on Monday 23rd September 2013

    We attended the “Tree of Life” Open Day in Newcastle-Under-Lyme which gave us a great opportunity to meet and thank the wonderful store owners that make up our indepedent health food trade. Thanks for all your support and we look forward to making our products more accesible to everyone through your great service. Really enjoyed the Indian meal the night before as well!