Coeliac Australia runs an annual campaign, Coeliac Awareness Week, from March 13-20th, and is aimed at raising awareness and discussion of coeliac disease, encouraging symptom awareness among the public, and promoting the importance of getting tested.
Coeliac disease affects on average approximately 1 in 70 Australians; however, fewer than one in five has been diagnosed.
Truth in labelling, ethical and sustainable sourcing are, and always have been, part of the Lotus philosophy. Lotus' experience and knowledge in organic, natural and health products gives you the confidence to trust the integrity of the product and its labelling. Lotus products are labelled with a 'Key to Good Health™' designed to assist you in navigating through the growing number of claims on packaging. We love that Lotus products are completely GMO-free and packed right here in Melbourne! With Lotus, you can choose from over 200 gluten-free products, including over 20 gluten-free flours.
Lotus’ essential gluten-free products for coeliacs are:
Lotus Xanthan Gum
An absolute essential for gluten free baking is the Lotus Xanthan Gum. A corn-based thickener and binder, it is high in soluble fibre and unlike other gums, is very stable under a wide range of temperatures.
Lotus Organic Tapioca Flour
Lotus Organic Tapioca Flour is a fine textured, gluten-free flour which lightens baked goods, such as biscuits and cakes. It is also a stable thickener, when thickened food is frozen and then defrosted.
Lotus Baking Powder
Lotus Baking Powder is used for increasing the volume and lightening the texture of baked goods. Baking powder is generally used as a substitute for yeast to reduce fermentation flavours.
Lotus Savoury Yeast Flakes
Fortified with a range of B vitamins and a great source of protein, our Lotus Savoury Yeast Flakes have a strong nutty, cheesy flavour making them a popular choice among vegans as a cheese substitute. Simply replace Parmesan with savoury yeast flakes for a gluten-free nutritional boost.
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