Naturally gluten-free food
This is food that naturally contains no gluten and requires no special prior handling. Examples include rice, corn, meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, milk, eggs, etc.
Specific food for celiac sufferers
These are products manufactured especially for celiac sufferers which can be purchased in pharmacies, nutrition stores, supermarkets and stores included in the Gluten-Free Food List published by the Celiac Association of Catalonia*. These foodstuffs include special bread, pizza bases, biscuits, fairy cakes, pasta, breadcrumbs, etc.
This is the largest group of food products, mainly found in supermarkets. In order to know whether these products are suitable for celiac sufferers, it’s necessary to check the current Gluten-Free Food List and any updates. Examples include sauces, ready meals, dairy desserts, cold cuts, etc.
The Gluten-Free Food List is published by the Celiac Association of Catalonia on the basis of the information provided by food manufacturers. It’s very important to use the most up-to-date list published and to keep an eye out for subsequent updates.
Table of foods with and without gluten, for guidance purposes.