Delice goes for gluten-free

first_imgDelice de France has produced gluten-free muffins and bread that carry the Coeliac Society Crossed Grain Symbol.The products are made in a bakery that only produces gluten-free food and are individually wrapped to ensure freshness and prevent cross-contamination with gluten products.The large frozen muffins are packed in boxes of 24, containing 12 blueberry and 12 chocolate chip varieties. They can be served as soon as they are defrosted and last for four days.Delice de France’s new 80g gluten-free sandwich loaf can be used for any style of traditional sandwich, filled and grilled for a ciabatta-style hot option, or topped and finished off in the oven for a gluten-free pizza-style snack. The bread comes frozen, 48 to a case, does not require any pre-heating or part-baking, and has a four-day shelf-life after defrosting.last_img read more

Wotif suffers profit drop

first_imgWotif faces a yearly profit drop of 15.4 per cent to AUD $43.2 million, following greater competition with its rivals and some uncertainty over regulatory approval for its purchase by Expedia.The Australian company’s hotel room night bookings system for Australia and New Zealand declined by 9.4 per cent but its accommodation margins increased by 13.7 per cent because of increased hotel commission rates.Expedia is currently offering AUD $3.06 a share and a AUD $0.24 fully franked dividend via a Wotif scheme of arrangement.Wotif has previously struggled to compete against and Expedia.The ACCC is expected to make a decision on 10 September and the NZ regulator will make a ruling on 10 October.Source = ETB News: Tom Nealelast_img