John Libonati

Ghirardelli Chocolate Bars & Squares Not Gluten Free

by John Libonati on July 19th, 2008


Ghirardelli Chocolate bars and squares are NOT gluten-free.

From GlutenFree Indy, excerpt from a post on a well known chocolate bar:

Thank you for your email regarding Ghirardelli Chocolate.  The 60%Bittersweet Chocolate Chips are manufactured on a line free of gluten.   In June 2008, the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company  introduced new milk chocolate bar which has a barley gluten as an ingredient.  As a result,the line which produces our chocolate bars and squares will no longer be safe for consumers with gluten allergens. Kind regards, Shawna OrtezSenior Consumer Affairs Coordinator Ghirardelli Chocolate Company1111 - 139th AvenueSan Leandro, CA  94578