Muffin Break Australia - A TRUE gluten free destination!!
Genuine 'Gluten Free' Advertising
UPDATED (22 AUG 11): A commenter has recently informed me that Muffin Break adds a common disclaimer regarding their allergens. This has only occurred since their website was upgraded within the last three (3) months:
"At Muffin Break the allergen content of our products has been analysed based on their ingredients. However it is important for customers to be aware that our products are also made in an environment where cross contamination with other allergens, such as nuts, seeds, gluten containing cereals, soy, milk, eggs, sulphites, fish and seafood may occur."
Whilst I can personally see the need for such disclaimers, it is important for me to also note that they are still confident in the fact that their "gluten free muffins contain no detectable gluten". I think we can be pretty certain that, based on this fact, the gluten free muffins would, in particular, be an exception to the notice outlined above. Seems like a contradictory statement at best, and I will contact muffin break to confirm that procedures have not changed with regard to preparation of these items.
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Here in Australia, Muffin Break is truly a REAL gluten free destination.
They even make it clear that all the 'gluten free' muffins produced are guaranteed to contain 'no detectable gluten'. It is great to see some businesses still working toward a high standard of production of products that ARE what they say they are. They are abundant in large shopping malls all around Australia and their franchise steadily continues to grow. Businesses like this are hard to come by these days and it is so good to see a business that understands the importance of gluten free as well as promoting high quality products for a large population to enjoy on a daily basis.
A large variety of gluten free muffins are produced daily, including freshly baked savoury muffins for daily lunches. No need to go hungry anymore, even if you DO require a gluten free diet! Unfortunately, however, virtually all of their gluten free muffins contain dairy, including their savoury range. The only fructose friendly muffins in all their store are their gluten free 'chocolate chip' flavoured muffins (which, of course, are the only ones I can tolerate in large amounts) as all their savoury range contains onion. All of their gourmet savoury muffins, however, are gluten free, egg free and soy free and are DECADENTLY DELICIOUS.
I am very grateful that we have such a business here in Australia and I hope they continue to do well but, most of all, live up to their highest quality standards and expectations of not only us as consumers but also our LAW.
I wish them every success in the future!