Stores and Websites That Sell Gluten-Free Food

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Supermarkets With Gluten-Free Product Lists, Online Stores, and More

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Like all aspects of the gluten-free diet, shopping for food becomes easier once you have some experience. Many foods are naturally gluten-free, and you’ll be able to buy these as before at your local supermarket.

If you live near a Whole Foods, a Wegmans, or a Trader Joe's, you are in luck, because these chains are veritable gold mines of gluten-free products. But if not, you can still take heart, because more and more grocery stores now allocate space to gluten-free products. (If your supermarket does not, tell the managers—and have your friends tell them—that it would be a good idea.) Generally speaking, health-food stores also can represent a good source for gluten-free products.

Following are the names of some supermarkets that make lists of their gluten-free products available on their websites.

But don’t forget: local stores are not your only option. If the stores listed below are not convenient for you, consider ordering your products by mail. The mail-order websites I’ve listed below represent only a small sample of the dozens of companies that will send gluten-free products directly to your door.

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Supermarkets for Gluten-Free Shopping: North America

Hannaford
On the Hannaford website, you can view a list of foods in your local store that are considered gluten-free. Hannaford has locations in the northeastern United States.

The Kroger Company
You might be surprised to learn how many individual grocery chains throughout the U.S. actually are owned by The Kroger Company. On all of them, searching under "gluten-free" pulls up a long list of gluten-free products sold in their stores.

Kroger

Fred Meyer

Ralphs

Baker's

King Soopers

Fry's Food

Dillons

Smith's Food and Drug

Pay Less Supermarkets

Quality Food Centers

Food 4 Less

City Market

Owen's Market

Jay C Foods

Gerbes

Harris Teeter
Harris Teeter is owned by The Kroger Company, but its website doesn't include the same list of gluten-free foods that's found for other Kroger-owned supermarket chains. Nonetheless, if you shop at Harris Teeter, you'll find a wide variety of possible products, generally clearly labeled as "gluten-free."

Publix
Publix does not maintain an online list of gluten-free products, but its stores carry a wide variety of safe options.

Shoprite
Shoprite’s list of gluten-free items is available online.

Stop and Shop
Stop and Shop Supermarkets’ list of gluten-free products is available on their website.

Trader Joe’s
Trader Joe’s offers a downloadable product list of their gluten-free items.

Wegmans
Wegmans keeps an online list containing some of its gluten-free selection, but you'll find many, many more options in-store. Expect an entire aisle filled with gluten-free packaged specialty goods, plus fresh gluten-free baked goods and frozen items displayed in their respective sections. Finally, all of Wegmans store-made sushi is gluten-free, right down to the gluten-free soy sauce.

Whole Foods
The Whole Foods website provides store-specific lists of gluten-free items.

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Supermarkets for Gluten-Free Shopping: Outside North America

Sainsbury’s (U.K.)
Sainsbury's has a long history of catering to those who follow the gluten-free diet. The supermarket chain keeps a list of gluten-free items on its website. In addition to its list of gluten-free products, Sainsbury’s also publishes gluten-free recipes (on the recipe page, enter “gluten” as a search term).

Delhaize (Belgium)
The Delhaize Company (which owns Food Lion and Hannaford in the U.S.) stocks an assortment of specialty food products for people who are gluten-free. These foods are displayed in a separate section in its stores. 

www.GlutenFree.co.il (Israel)
This is the largest store in Israel for Kosher gluten-free products. They ship worldwide.

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Mail Order: Gluten-Free Prepared Foods (North America)

Ready-made gluten-free foods can be kept in the freezer and warmed up when you need something easy and quick to prepare. Many ready-to-eat gluten-free products are available in grocery stores, but if you need to order them by mail, consider some of these.

Dietary Specialities
Dietary Specialties offers gluten-free spaghetti, pie crusts and pizza.

Everybody Eats, Inc.
Everybody Eats is a New York City-based restaurant that specializes in gluten-free cuisine. They deliver in the five boroughs and ship nationwide via Federal Express. They offer gluten-free entrees, breads, pastas, desserts, and sweets. A partial list of their products appears on their website.

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Mail Order: Gluten-Free Groceries and Baked Goods (North America)

Following are a few of the many companies from which you can order gluten-free products by mail.

Amazon
Amazon—which in recent years has sold plenty of packaged food—has a surprisingly good selection of gluten-free products. They're not grouped in one place; instead, if you want, say, gluten-free nut butter, you should search for "gluten-free nut butter." Understand that not everything on the forthcoming list will be considered gluten-free— you'll still have to do your due diligence by picking through ingredients lists and allergy statements for each individual product. But even given these caveats, Amazon can be a convenient place to buy your gluten-free products.

The Gluten-Free Mall
Offers a wide selection of gluten-free, wheat-free, casein-free and other allergy-related health foods and special dietary products, some of which you may not be able to find elsewhere.

Kinnikinnick Foods Inc.
Kinnikinnick Foods manufactures gluten free and casein free foods in its own dedicated gluten-free facility and offers a very large selection of gluten-free products, with a focus on bread products, muffins, buns and rolls, breakfast items (including frozen waffles), and donuts.

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Mail Order: Gluten-Free Groceries and Baked Goods (Outside North America)

Amazon (U.K.)
Like its U.S. counterpart, Amazon's U.K. web-based storefront carries plenty of gluten-free items.

Gluten Free Foods Ltd. (U.K.)
Gluten Free Foods Ltd. has over 70 gluten-free and wheat-free products under its two main brands, Barkat (which includes gluten-free breads, pizza crusts, pot meals, bread mix, organic porridge flakes and ice-cream cones) and Glutano (gluten-free biscuits, wafers, crispbreads, pastas, flour mix, cornflakes and muesli. In addition to sales via its website, the products are sold in the U.K. through pharmacies, health food stores, and leading supermarkets. The company also exports to 30 countries around the world.

GoodnessDirect (U.K.)
GoodnessDirect sells food and other health products for customers in the U.K. with special dietary needs. Their products include gluten-free baby foods.

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