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  • Hurricanes and Hunger

    Our hearts go out to all the people affected by Hurricane Harvey, and we are keeping a close watch on Irma, justy this morning named a Category 2 hurricane. Of course we all want to help those in need. Agencies, organizations, businesses and private citizens are working together to provide food, clothing and other necessary

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  • Summertime

    Forget those “Back to School” ads you’re already seeing on TV. This is the height of summertime fun- family vacation, summer camp (including celiac and gluten free camps!), playing outside, swimming, travel. Recently at the Celiac Disease Foundation Expo in Pasadena, CA, we had a lively discussion with a small group of celiac and gluten free

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  • Just Desserts

    Let’s be honest: Dessert is not a necessity. Uhuh… really, it’s not. So, let’s all go without for a while. Even though I joke about potato chips being my preferred dessert, who doesn’t like a sweet treat once in a while? In fact, I dreamed up this blog post as I sat in my hotel

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  • Bottom Line: Relieve Hunger

    As we gear up for the National Restaurant Show later this week in Chicago, current trends in the restaurant and food service industries leap to mind: sustainable, local, decreasing waste, authentic ethnic, feeding the hungry. It’s no secret that traditional means of purveying food, through supermarkets, restaurants, cafeterias and the like, face increasing competition from

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  • How we get from UT to YOU

    Spring and fall are big trade show and expo seasons for Gem City Fine Foods. Recently we were in Orem, UT, for the My Gluten Free World Expo, and soon will travel to Chicago for the National Restaurant Association Show, and then Pasadena, CA, for the Celiac Disease Foundation Conference and Expo. It’s interesting to

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  • Newly diagnosed? Talk with us!

    Last Saturday we participated in the My Gluten Free World Expo in Orem, UT. We love GF and Allergy-Friendly expos; they give us a chance to talk directly with the end customers of our delish desserts. Last Saturday was especially pleasant, as the crowds were small enough to allow us ample time to have good

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  • Trending- Enthusiasm!

    Last week Keelie and Lisa attended the Specialty Food Association Business Summit in Chicago. Keelie participated in the Operations and Food Safety track, while Lisa went to the E-Commerce and Digital Marketing sessions. The Gem City Fine Foods managers listened to presentations and panel discussions on timely topics, enjoyed good food and drinks, and met others

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  • My Gluten Free World Expo Coming to Town

    Hello, all you fans of sweet treats, whether celiac, gluten free or any other dessert lover! That’s just a reminder that our frozen specialty desserts: flourless chocolate torte; Lemon Zest, Pomegranate, Mocha, Triple Berry Streusel and Pumpkin cheesecakes, carrot and vegan chocolate cakes are a hit with pretty much anyone who tries them, so go ahead

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  • Keeping it Local

    While Gem City Fine Foods certified gluten free desserts can be found around the country, we are reaching out to our local customers and partners this year as we recognize a sincere interest in local, sustainable, quality foods and experiences that resonate for their community feel and also their softer impact on our earth. So,

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  • Gluten Free Certification: What’s It All About?

    Gem City Fine Foods is a certified gluten free commercial bakery. In fact, we are certified by two organizations, which is rare in the industry. How do we get certified, and how do you know when you are shopping, that foods denoted gluten free are certified? The first organization that certified our bakery is the

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