Finally, a gluten-free bread that doesn't compromise on taste or texture. For those with celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity, Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero is a delicious option!

- Sue Mah MHSc., RD

As a Registered Dietitian and chef's daughter, Sue has a natural passion for great tasting, nutritious food. In her role as President of Nutrition Solutions, Sue aims to educate, empower and inspire Canadians and their families to eat and live well. She has consulted on priority national nutrition issues such as trans fat, sodium, and obesity, and was a content writer for Canada's Food Guide. Sue is a member of Dietitians of Canada, College of Dietitians of Ontario, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Womens' Culinary Network.

A Delicious Gluten-Free Bread Has Finally Arrived!

As Canada's bakery and a brand that has been a trusted name in homes for more than 100 years, Canada Bread Co. Ltd. is continually innovating to provide the next generation of quality products to Canadians. Now, we are proud to offer a great-tasting gluten-free option. With Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero™, you can enjoy 100% taste with 0% worry!

Vacuum-Sealed, Delivered Fresh.

Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero™ is sealed at the point of baking in an air-tight vacuum-sealed package, which locks in moisture and freshness. The breads are baked fresh and delivered fresh to the grocery store, and can be found in the fresh bakery aisle.

Great Taste Without the Worry.

Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero™ products are certified gluten-free and are made in a dedicated gluten-free area in a Canadian facility. The line is certified by the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) as a safe, gluten-free product. So go ahead, bite into bread again!

Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero Whole Grain

Made with the goodness of 100% whole grains and provides 5g of fibre, 3g of protein, 9g of whole grains per 2-slice serving (52g).

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Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero White

A great tasting option made with rice flour and ground psyllium and provides 5 g of fibre and 3 g of protein per 2-slice serving (52 g). A yummy kid-approved choice for sandwiches or toast.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero delivers a just-out-of-the-oven great taste and moist texture. Made in a dedicated gluten-free area in a Canadian facility, the breads are certified by Canadian Celiac Association's Gluten Free Certification Program to meet Health Canada's strict requirements for gluten-free products. Now with Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero, you can enjoy 100% taste with 0% worry!

Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat, barley, rye, spelt, kamut and triticale. Baked goods, pasta and breakfast cereals that are made from these grains contain gluten. So do many types of soups, sauces and snacks.

According to the Canadian Celiac Association, about 2,300,000 Canadians need gluten-free products for medical reasons. If you're following a gluten-free diet for conditions such celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, it's not always easy to find fresh choices that actually taste great, especially bread. Now with Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero, you can enjoy 100% taste with 0% worry!

There are two varieties of Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero to enjoy, a 100% whole grain variety and a white loaf. Both are low in saturated fat, low in cholesterol and have no trans fat.

Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero whole grain variety is made with the goodness of whole grain sorghum flour, whole grain brown rice flour, whole grain millet flour, sunflower seeds and flaxseed. Dempster's Gluten Zero white variety is made with rice flour and ground flaxseed. For a full ingredient list for our white loaf, click here. For our whole grain loaf, click here.

The 100% whole grain variety provides 3 g of fibre, 3 g of protein and 21 g of whole grains per 2-slice serving (75 g) . The white variety provides 1 g of fibre and 2 g of protein per 2-slice serving (75 g).

Absolutely. Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero is certified by the Canadian Celiac Association's Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) as a safe, gluten-free product, and is a delicious option for anyone with celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity.

The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) recognizes individual facilities once they have successfully completed a third-party audit to verify they are consistently able to manage a gluten-free environment. Products carrying the mark are certified as being manufactured in a GFCP recognized facility. For more information, visit: www.glutenfreecertification.ca.

Yes. The bread is made in a dedicated gluten-free area in a Canadian facility and delivered fresh to your local grocery store.

No. All Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero breads are dairy-free.

Yes, all Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero breads contain egg.

No, Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero breads are made with whole eggs, providing additional moisture and great flavour. The breads are not intended for vegan diets.

With its delicious taste and texture, Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero breads can be enjoyed both fresh out of the package or toasted – it's up to you!

No, Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero is baked fresh and delivered fresh to the grocery store, and can be found in the fresh bakery aisle. The bread is sealed at the point of baking in an air-tight vacuum-sealed package, which locks in moisture and freshness. Unopened, the bread will remain fresh for up to 21 days; once opened, we recommend enjoying it within five days. Any uneaten bread can be frozen in a tightly sealed freezer bag or re-sealable tub.

The vacuum-sealed bag is designed to maintain the bread's optimum freshness. Unopened, the bread will remain fresh for up to 21 days; once opened, we recommend enjoying the bread within five days.

As Canada's Bakery, Canada Bread Co. Ltd. has introduced a gluten-free product to provide a wide range of choices to Canadians. Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero provides a great-tasting, gluten-free option from Dempster's®, a trusted household brand that's been around for 100 years. Now with Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero you can have the ease and convenience of shopping for gluten-free products at your conventional grocery store rather than going to a specialty store.

You can contact us between 8:30 A.M. and 5:30 P.M. EST at 1-800-465-5515 or send us an email

Dempster's Bakery Gluten Zero is available across Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada and retails for $5.49 - $6.49/package. You can find it at the following retailers:

  • Metro

  • Sobeys

  • Longos

  • Co-op Atlantic

  • Highland Farms

  • Walmart

  • Target

  • Shoppers Drug Mart