Jump to content
  • Sign Up
  • Join Our Community!

    Do you have questions about celiac disease or the gluten-free diet?


Some Stores Do Care!

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

So, a few days ago i posted a recipe that i got from the flyer of a store in midtown manhattan. Well everyone loved the recipe so i decided to email the store and thank them, b/c i find that they always have lots of gluten-free products and I like to reward stores that make the extra effort. Well, this is the response i got IMMEDIATELY, i seriously love this store!!!

Thanks for the kind words. We do try to carry alot of gluten free items and if they sell we will keep them in the store. The ones that do not sell, we try to replace with other gluten free products. I wish we had a bigger store so we could create a section for gluten free products, but i personally think it is good how we have all the products mixed in with the categories they belong to ( like gluten-free cookies with cookies, etc) because that will make people read ingredients more closely, as certain people who have gluten allergies or sensitivities can not eat certain non gluten producing grains. I think knowledge is so much more important than convenience.

We just got a new line of gluten free cookies and granola in today as well. The company is Kate's Baked Goods and we got 4 different packages of cookies and one granola in to try. They are in aisle 3 right past the juices.

Thanks for your patronage of our store and your feedback!

Harry Bennett

Assistant General Manager

Westerly Natural Market

911 8th Avenue

NY,NY 10019


212-315-5412 is our fax number

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Viola

Oh, lucky you Steffi to have that store close by. And good for you to let them know that we appreciate what stores and managers do for us! :)

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

It is a lovely letter and good business sense to make sure that people with special dietary concerns are not excluded.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for posting.

They actually have a website that is quite good too AND you can order online!


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Top Posters +

  • Upcoming Events

    • April 17, 2019 Until April 27, 2019
      April 17-27, 2020   For the past few years many of you have asked us to arrange a River Boat Cruise that will allow us to visit Amsterdam's famous Keukenhof Gardens at its prime time of the blossoming of the millions of Tulips and Hyacinths - alongside the windmills of the Netherlands.  With the participation of a minimum of 20 persons we have arranged an All-Inclusive Cruise from Antwerp to Amsterdam.  This cruise will not be offered to the public until January, 2019 and always sells out quickly.   THERE WILL BE NO MONEY REQUIRED NOR COMMITMENT FROM YOU until we have all the final costs and details.  If you are at all interested check out our website for as many of the details that we have as of this time.   We need your request to be placed on a list of interested participants so we can present that number to Uniworld to show we have the sincere interest in this All-Inclusive Bob & Ruth's Gluten-free Cruise.   PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR THE DETAILED INFORMATION THAT WE HAVE AS OF THIS TIME.   http://bobandruths.com
    • April 24, 2019 04:00 PM Until 08:00 AM
      Celiac Emotional Healing Support Group
      Again you are invited to join Johnny Patout, LCSW for Baton Rouge's first emotional healing support group meeting to assist those living with celiac disease manage the emotional challenges so many of us face. Most often the emotional disturbances include depression, disinterest in normal activities, insomnia, grief, mood changes, anxiety, inability to concentrate, extreme concern about managing a gluten-free lifestyle and other emotional and behavioral challenges.
      The professionals at Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center created the emotional healing support group to give us a safe place to begin to process our emotions and support each other as we heal emotionally while managing celiac disease and the resulting autoimmune disorders.
      The emotional healing support group meets every Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, at the Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center of Baton Rouge. Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center is located at 4637 Jamestown Avenue, Baton Rouge, Suite B-1. Suite B-1 is upstairs.
      The support group is free and open everyone managing celiac disease. For more information: emotionalhealingforceliacs@hotmail.com
    • May 04, 2019 Until May 05, 2019
      Nourished Festival is a family-friendly event with 10 locations across the US. Attendees will be able to sample food, health and beauty products, meet with companies, learn about the most current food lifestyles, receive coupons and attend educational sessions with industry experts. 
      Nourished Festival, managed by The Nourished Group and presented by Enjoy Life Foods, is the largest gluten-free, allergy-friendly and specialty diet event in the US, with 10 locations including.
      Managed by The Nourished Group, formerly The Gluten Free Media Group, The Nourished Festivals are the largest and fastest growing special diet consumer events in the United States. Started in 2007, the events have expanded from one to ten cities throughout the country. The festivals cater to anyone looking to lead a healthier lifestyle or those who follow a specialty diet due to autoimmune conditions, food sensitivities, allergies or intolerances. Offerings including Paleo, Keto, Plant-Based, Gluten-Free, Allergen-Friendly and Nut-Free products. The events provide the opportunity for attendees to sample and purchase new products, receive coupons, meet with brand ambassadors and attend educational classes with industry experts. For more information, visit http://www.nourishedfestival.com 
  • Create New...