Definition of free-from in English:



  • Denoting or relating to food products that do not contain ingredients known to cause a reaction in people with food allergies or intolerances.

    ‘an increased demand for meat-free and free-from foods’
    ‘the largest free-from brand in the UK’
    • ‘The group is rolling out on-trend products in packaging that features "modern" food photography to tap into trends like provenance, free-from, and high-protein.’
    • ‘We predict our areas of growth for the rest of the year to be within the new blends, free-from and organic as well as hotter food ingredients, to meet demand for spicier dishes.’
    • ‘The new listings showed demand for free-from confectionery was coming from more mainstream consumers.’
    • ‘Sales of free-from foods are up 33 per cent at the online shopping grocery store.’
    • ‘A growing awareness of allergies and intolerances has widened the consumer base now looking at free-from alternatives.’
    • ‘We have in particular seen an increase in demand for our 'free-from' food products as well as our ethical beauty ranges.’
    • ‘When it comes to creating a delicious and safe free-from menu item, bulk is the key.’
    • ‘As well as the current free-from products, the brand will launch a selection of brand new products throughout the year.’
    • ‘While well-known free-from products like gluten-free and lactose-free continue to do well, the entire free-from category has expanded to include broader definitions.’
    • ‘Today, I am not alone in my desire to eat 'free-from' food.’
    • ‘The sector represents the largest within the UK market for free-from foods, targeted at people with food allergies or intolerances, and it is a category seeing dramatic growth.’