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Bellfield Brewery Secures National Listing with Bidvest Foodservice

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Bellfield Brewery Secures National Listing with Bidvest Foodservice

The UK’s first dedicated gluten-free microbrewery, is toasting a new contract to supply Bidvest Foodservice across the UK. With the rapid growth in the free-from food and drink sector, Bellfield Brewery’s beers will complement the craft beer range that Bidvest Foodservice already offers to thousands of pubs and restaurant customers across the UK. The Scottish microbrewery will initially supply three depots – Edinburgh, Reading and Wakefield from January 2017 and, Bidvest Foodservice will then look to extend the products to all 22 UK depots. The link-up with Bidvest Foodservice follows a successful year for the new brewery, which secured a...

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Bellfield Brewery first in the UK to trial new gluten-free barley

Bellfield Brewery first in the UK to trial new gluten-free barley

Press release: October 2016 Bellfield Brewery in Edinburgh is the first in the UK to run brewing trials with a new, gluten-free barley from Australia. Over the coming months, Bellfield Brewery – a dedicated gluten-free brewery – will experiment with Kebari™, the world’s first gluten-free barley, to learn more about the capacity of this new grain. The new grain meets the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommended classification of gluten-free and has taken scientists in Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), thirteen years to perfect. Bellfield Brewery hope that the grain will offer a number of benefits, including simplifying...

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Bellfield Brewery Secures National Distribution Partners

Edinburgh’s Bellfield Brewery – the UK’s first dedicated gluten-free microbrewery – has secured distribution with a number of UK-wide operators. The brewery’s two beers, Lawless Village IPA and Bohemian Pilsner, have been taken on by Scottish-based distributors and wholesalers, including Craft Beer Clan Scotland, Gordon & MacPhail, Inverarity Morton, Food and Drink Hub for Scotland and Green City. The new deals will allow the beers to reach drinkers across the rest of Scotland and the UK, as well as potentially, international markets. The brewery has already secured listings in more than 100 bars, pubs and restaurants in its home city...

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Avoiding Gluten? What does the labelling actually mean?

For Coeliac Awareness Week we're giving away the lovely hamper of gluten-free goodies pictured above. To be in with a chance to win just retweet this or like this facebook post. Our guest blogger, Consultant Pharmacist, Sarah Guilford-Jones GPhC takes the mystery out of gluten-free labelling across food and beer products. Being newly diagnosed with coeliac disease can sometimes feel like learning a new language. And it is, in a way, with all the technical terms being thrown around, and some sound very similar which only adds to the confusion! Learning how to read labels on foodstuffs to avoid gluten...

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What makes beer gluten-free?

What makes beer gluten-free?

It seems gluten-free beers have suddenly caught on; not a week goes by without another brewery announcing they're producing gluten-free versions of their standard beers. As Coeliacs, setting up the Bellfield Brewery was something we did not because it was fashionable but because we want to specialise in gluten-free beer. We aim to produce beer that tastes great and that happens to be gluten free. There are three main ways to produce gluten free beer. Sue Cane, the respected gluten free beer writer who tweets @gfbeerexpert explained this all in her recent article for print magazine Gluten Free Heaven. View...

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