What gluten free consumers want
80% of Coeliac UK members say that when they eat out with other people, their need for safe gluten free options determines where they eat. With a meal costing on average £10-£20 per person, someone requiring a gluten free meal will determine where they and their friends and family go. Going out with an average group of two or three people, you could be missing out on £60 for every gluten free person you don't cater for.
Don't miss out on their business by excluding gluten free from your menu. Let us, through staff training, marketing and our gluten free accreditation scheme, help you tap into the lucrative gluten free market and build a loyal customer base.
If you cater for your gluten free customers you will be guaranteeing their business as well as that of their friends and family who they eat out with. With 81% of our members saying they would be prepared to travel for 30 minutes or longer to a venue they knew could cater for a gluten free diet, you could easily get additional passing trade and customers that are willing to go out of their way to eat at your establishment. By providing for people who require gluten free options, you will secure a loyal customer base.
“I use the GF accreditation scheme to look at new places to eat. It gives me confidence that the restaurant takes cross contamination seriously. Those with coeliac disease and gluten intolerance also have friends and relatives and they eat where we feel happy eating!” - Alison, Coeliac UK member
87% of members said they would like all venues with gluten free options to be accredited by Coeliac UK and 82% say they are more likely to visit an accredited venue. So why wait for gluten free customers when we can help bring them directly to you.
See our GF accreditation page to find out how you can benefit from becoming a GF accredited partner or see our training for caterers page to understand how you and your staff can cater safely for the gluten free diet.