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Country Life Bakery Gluten Free Multigrain

Country Life Bakery Gluten Free Multigrain

2.6 from 50 reviews

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Reviews

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Angry2121

Angry2121MELBOURNE

  • 5 reviews

Best on the market until bad recipe change

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Country Life Bread has been our favourite GF bread for 7 years and became the only bread this Coeliac family would buy. Unfortunately this year they have changed the recipe and it is sadly now an awful texture, someone else on productreview.com.au described it well as texture like fairy floss with no substance. It doesnt fill you up at all and is a disguisting chalk dust like texture in the mouth. It is so disappointing as the product was the best on the market but is now bad. Unfortunately we cant justify buying this product over others on the market now that the recipe has changed. Also they have started double plastic bagging the bread, unacceptable in this day and age of knowledge about the impact of plastic on our environment.


The new bread is terrible and has caused my health to fail.

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I loved the old Multi grain bread and was healthy until it was first unavailable for several weeks and then replaced by a sticky, horrible loaf. I have struggled to find a suitable replacement and old recipe muffins. But after feeling sicker over the weeks, now am bloated and have leaky gut, arthritis in the knees and feel unwell. IT WAS OUR FOOD. NOT JUST PROFITS OR FANTASIES THAT WE WANTED SOFTER BREAD.
There are no Glutin free breads I can find which have not been altered. What can I eat? It was a big mistake by you and I wonder how many people are now in my position. Go back to the old recipe. Several brands have been affected.

Go back to the old recipe

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Recently country life gf multigrain bread’s recipe was changed. Now it is only just okay as toast. The old recipe was much nicer and it was delicious whether you used it for a sandwich or toast. I’m very disappointed, I used to love this bread and now it is barely passable. Please go back to the old recipe!!!

SequoiaGirl

SequoiaGirlMelbourne

  • 7 reviews
  • 1 like

WOW! Yummo!

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I have really enjoyed Country Style bread for several years now. I am always happy with it, even though it was always a small sized loaf and slices.
THEN they changed the packaging and the loaf and man! I LOVE it now so much!
It actually tastes like 'real' bread! I don't just have gluten intolerance for over 30 years but other intestinal issues which just about anything sets off, and I can honestly say this is the best bread I have ever had!
Normally I freeze a loaf and use what I need at a time, but this bread stayed fresh for over 4 days in the pack on the bench.
I can not rave about it enough, in fact, I am off to make a sandwich right this minute!


Irsa

IrsaSydney

MISLEADING INFORMATION

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Country life has provided false and misleaded information saying they are “diary free” whilst having egg yolk in the ingredients?!!! What a hipocrosy!


Rose

RoseMelbourne

  • 2 reviews

Was terrific, and then something went wrong...

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John

Johnmelbourne

  • 16 reviews
  • 26 likes

severe stomach cramps

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whole family had country life gluten free and all of us had severe stomach cramps . this bread my be gluten free but the preservative 282 is a very nasty ingredient this is definitely a must avoid gluten free bread


Clare

ClareSydney

  • 6 reviews
  • 1 like

Mould forms

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Purchased Multigrain Gluten free twice within fortnight from Woolies and noticed mould forms on the bread. Considering the cost of the bread i would have expected a better shelf - it has been refrigerated and in bread tin.

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Clare
Clare

Great bread get rid of psyllium

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This is a fine tasting bread but I have reaction to psyllium and it is in virtually all gluten free breads....must play some role, if only fibre, please get another one.i can't have this good bread again while psyllium remains and this is frustrating and disappointing.

The best

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This old version was great, the new stuff is so bad and too expensive for the price. Go back to the old one.


Excellent Quality Australian Product

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Vast improvement on the previous recipe and continues to improve. Much cheaper than some of the "artisan" breads so good value for money for A GF product. Nice and safe with our strict Australian labelling standards, but it all the time with never a worry. Love to see it in different packaging, but that's the only gripe.
Improved recipe


Flower

Flower

  • 7 reviews
  • 10 likes

Not sure!

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KateMac

KateMacPotts Point, New South Wales

Great product, but what's with the packaging?

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I absolutely love this product, in all its' variations, but the fact that there's no way to reseal the packaging is extremely frustrating. I cannot understand why they continue to stick with it, because apart from that, this bread ticks all the boxes. It's tasty, I like the texture, and I haven't noticed any inconsistencies noted by other reviewers. Just change the bloody packaging!
Good flavour and texture
PACKAGING


Mouldy 3 days before expiration

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I bought the country life gluten free multigrain loaf on 30/12/13. It had a best before date of 4/1/14. The last 5 slices had a large patch of green mould on it on 1/1/14. It was stored in an airtight container as the packaging is not suitable to reseal. It was one of the best gluten free breads I have tasted though. Not sure if I would buy this again as I had to throw out a large amount of the loaf.
Tasty bread
Expensive for such a small loaf

kate

kateHobart, TAS

  • 2 reviews

got glutened!??

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Thought this bread pretty good for taste and texture (tho does stick together and packaging is terrible). However, I got glutened after eating 4slices. How? I know soy flour is a suspect source of cross-contamination as the soy beans are grown and harvested by same machines as wheat etc and grown in same fields. It claims to be gf but how is that tested? Won't be trying it again, tho, as can't risk another glutening.
taste, texture ok, fine if not coeliac
got glutened so not sure about the gf status.

Country life bakery gluten free multigrain

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Taste and texture not consistent and unable to seal pack after opening it. Not happy with the seem to be
new look and taste. We buy this bread for the family and we need a loaf each day. We like the low GI as
well and the gluten free multigrain.
My family used to like making anything with it, like assorted sandwiches, toast, as snack on their own.
The thickness and texture changes and most importantly the taste has changed for the worst.


Bourb

BourbAU

  • 56 reviews
  • 32 likes

Nice and Moist

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This is possibly the best Gluten-Free Bread that I have tasted since giving up eating wheat. Most of the GF Breads tend to be dry and have the texture of stale bread, but this one is moist and very edible.
I am not a big carb eater, but when I do feel like a slice of bread this one will do nicely.
Nice and moist, very similar to wheat bread.
Not a big fan of the packaging, makes it hard to store in the freezer.


Sandy C

Sandy CMid North Coast, NSW

  • 4 reviews
  • 1 like

Bring back the old products and packaging

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I have been eating this and the other variations of this brand of bread for a long time and since they have changed recently am not as happy with their product. It does not freeze as well and the packaging is useless. You have to hunt around for a container that suits.
Please bring back the old version

Packaging can't be utilised

2 comments
Trish Z
Trish Z

Well, I'm a first timer and it was the only palatable gf bread I have eaten. I do however agree that packaging is not practical at all. Just give us a plastic bag with a sealer :)

Elizabeth Dodson
Elizabeth Dodson

I thoroughly enjoyed the new multigrain and the new white has improved twofold but I prefer to indulge in the multigrain, less sweet which makes it much more palatable.


Get over the packaging..

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At last....real tasting gluten free bread. It's the closest to a sourdough tecture I have tasted in all the gluten free breads I have tried. It holds together well, toasts well and is fantastic. Don't care what the packaging is like. Well done Country Life Bakery. Can you make fome good multigrain rolls now please???
Texture like a sour dough.
Perhaps the loaves could be bigger.


chautruesse

chautruesseAU

  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Please remove soy!

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Please remove soy so the rest of us can enjoy Country Life bread again! A few consumers are very fortunate in that they are not allergic to soy and for some strange reason actually seem to enjoy the taste etc...of the addition of soy to CLB. Be this as it may and good luck to them. Meanwhile CLB have lost many loyal customers !

Contains soy


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Questions & Answers

Jana2

Jana2asked

Is this Country Life Multigrain bread Wheat free? It does appear so when I checked the ingredients, but want to make sure, since I am abstaining from wheat.

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Flower
Flower

It's wheat free but it has other preservatives and addictives which are harmful and lots of people are allergic to it which including my myself.

Jana2
Jana2

Thank you, I suppose something has to hold the dough without the wheat together & make the taste like a regular bread, so it has to contain something thats not that good for you either.


Trish Z

Trish Zasked

I live in the country. Do you feel that freezing gluten free bread is useful? I am in sydney now and was thinking of stocking up and freezing. It will be expensive chook food if it doesn't freeze well.

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Sandy C
Sandy C

Hi there Trish,
Yes it does freeze well, which I always do.
Just try and loosen the slices a bit before freezing though as they can be hard to pry back apart but the bread is fine and great to toast.,
Sandy

GlutenfreeBear
GlutenfreeBear

Hi Trish, I agree with Sandy C - it freezes well, but As they can stick together, I pack in lots of two so I can just take out what I need the night before. Enjoy!
GlutenfreeBear


Les Bailey

Les Baileyasked

Do you use any GM products in your bread?

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Sandy C
Sandy C

Are you asking this of Country Life Les?
If so you will have to contact them.


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