Saputo provides gluten-free product list

Thanks to member Sherri who scored this list of gluten-free products from Saputo.

According to their web site, Saputo is the largest dairy processor and snack-cake manufacturer in Canada, offering a wide selection of cheeses, a complete range of dairy products, value-added by-products and dairy ingredients as well as cereal bars and fresh bakery products.

You may know them under several popular brand names including:

  • Armstrong Cheese
  • Kingsley
  • Bari Brand
  • Alexis de Portneuf
  • Cheeseheads
  • Stella
  • Baxter
  • Dairyland
  • Milk 2 Go
  • Nutrilait
  • Pacific Evaporated Milk
  • Vachon
  • Rondeau
  • Hostess
  • May West
  • Jos Louis
  • Ah Carmel
  • Original
  • Big Daddy
  • Authentic
  • Igor
  • Hop and Go

Click for the full 2010 Saputo gluten-free list (PDF)

Annual chapter Christmas meal delicious fun!

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Christmas is here! The executive cooked us a yummy gluten-free Christmas meal Sunday afternoon. The meal included turkey with all the trimmings and Christmas pudding!

Following the dinner we drew for door prizes and the three wonderful food baskets.

The kids also got a special present too.

Thanks to the executive for all their hard work, and thanks to our sponsors!

The baskets were from:

  • Choices (Kelowna) won by Nora Eaves of Penticton
  • Nutters (Salmon Arm) won by Winnie Cowland of Kelowna
  • El Peto (the invisible one) won by Sid Sargent of Penticton

The gift certificates were from:

  • Simply Delicious (Vernon), $25 won by Carl Hare of Kelowna
  • Jim’s Place (Vernon) for 2 gluten-free pizzas won by Susan Morrison of Kelowna

Also Save on Foods (Orchard Plaza) donated a 30 pound Turkey and Save on Foods (Salmon Arm) donated a $25 certificate towards the purchase of the second turkey.

About 50 attended the annual dinner at the Winfield Seniors Activity Centre. If you missed it this year, be sure to attend the meal in 2011!

November chapter meetings

There’s a number of meetings this month for Celiacs throughout the Southern Interior.

Monday November 8 – Nelson Meetings are at 2nd floor, public health office at 333 Victoria Street starting at 7 pm.

Sunday November 14 – Kelowna
Kelowna meetings are potluck lunches. Bring a gluten-free dish to share as well as your own plates and cutlery to be easy on the environment. We ask adults for a $2.00 donation per meeting to help with building rental costs. All meetings are held at noon at the Winfield Seniors Activity Centre, 9832 Bottom Lake Road, Lake Country B.C.

Tuesday November 16 – Penticton
Meetings are at the Penticton Interior Health Centre, 740 Carmi, in the multipurpose room.