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We all the time assume gluten free bread within the UK is pricey however how does it examine to the remainder of the world?

Within the UK, on common you may anticipate to pay round £4 (although it could actually range between £2.50 and £6 relying on the place from and what model) for a gluten free loaf, and I used to be curious so took to my Fb web page and requested the worldwide followers how a lot gluten free bread prices the place they’re which obtained 100’s of replies – thanks! Thanks additionally to Rachel, thesightseeingcoeliac on Instagram, who additionally helped to fill in bread prices in some locations that hadn’t been talked about which she had visited.

Bread costs range all over the place and I labored out the AVERAGE worth based mostly off these given to me (some locations I obtained a number of for, others I solely obtained one worth), I transformed the typical value from the native currencies to GBP (foreign money alternate as of seventh April 2023) to see what the costs regarded like and noticed they differed considerably.

Most cost-effective on the listing was Cape City in South Africa which averaged at £2.30 a loaf with Italy, Spain and Belgium all coming in as among the most cost-effective international locations for a gluten free loaf.

At round £3 have been extra EU international locations comparable to Bulgaria, Greece and Luxembourg.

The UK and Eire are available across the identical common worth as Australia and New Zealand – a few third of the best way up the listing.

It seems nearly all of the EU float round £2-£4 so we sit with the usual for this location actually even when we’re a bit above mainland Europe based mostly off the typical.

Nearer to £5 a loaf common have been among the US states, Canada and Czech Republic, additionally Thailand is edging towards £6. A few these locations are international locations the place bread is not as culturally common (or not less than not the type of bread we would have on a regular basis) so it naturally would begin creeping up extra in these locations.

Into the £7 and £8 bracket are extra US states which personally I discovered fairly stunning. Bread is pretty simple to get in america however very costly in comparison with right here – it’s in most supermarkets over there in contrast to among the different international locations on the listing the place the bread is cheaper!

The best three with regards to averaged costs have been are follows

Iceland – £10 for a gluten free loaf. The kind of bread we would use as sandwiches and toast right here is not as prevailant in Iceland however do produce other forms of bread which are extra common. Iceland is not the most cost effective nation anyway so there can be a number of elements taking part in into the price there.

Turkey – like Iceland common is £10 a loaf however it’s troublesome to get what us brits would class as a gluten free loaf, they’ve there personal cultural breads which will be purchased gluten free however nonetheless costly and with issue.

Lebanon – the very best on the listing at £44. And it is because it’s virtually not possible to purchase, if yow will discover it then it would value you a small fortune!

So, general, evaluating worldwide, we’re fairly common, perhaps even slightly under within the UK – which perhaps stunning to some individuals! The costliest locations, unsurprisingly, are the international locations the place our type of bread is not as common so in fact the value could be ramped up as there is not the demand for it.

Many issues contribute to the price of merchandise, particularly gluten free – for more information on what makes gluten free merchandise costlier basically check out this weblog.

How a lot does a gluten free loaf of bread value the place you reside? Drop a remark under!


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