The term "gluten" refers to proteins that occur naturally in wheat, rye, barley and cross-bred hybrids of these grains. Products that do not contain these grains or derivatives of these grains are naturally gluten-free. Most Watkins products, including natural personal care, natural home care, gourmet spices, extracts, pepper and grinders are free of these grains, therefore are naturally gluten-free.
The following products are free of wheat, rye, barley and cross-bred hybrids of these grains, ingredients that naturally contain gluten proteins:
Pure Ground Cinnamon
Pure Ground Black Pepper
Gourmet Herbs & Spices Spices
Gourmet Extracts & Flavorings
Original Gourmet Baking Vanilla
Assorted Food Coloring, Red and Green Food Coloring
Watkins is committed to producing safe, high quality products and adheres to the principles and practices put forth by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), including the requisite HACCP program, maintaining a Level II certification. We follow rigorous cleaning routines designed to eliminate the risk of cross contamination. These routines are part of our total commitment to good manufacturing practices (GMPs).