Subway Canada rolls out gluten-free bread

Subway is the first national quick service restaurant to carry gluten-free bread across Canada

Press release

Looking to meet the evolving dietary needs and preferences of Canadians, Subway now offers a gluten-free bread option in its restaurants across Canada, for a limited time. Subway is the first restaurant in the quick service category to carry gluten-free bread throughout the country.

“We are always looking to provide more variety and meet the dietary needs of our guests. We’ve been testing gluten-free bread at a small number of our restaurants in Canada, and the response has been very positive,” says Cristina Wells, Subway Canada Senior Marketing Director. “We’re excited to expand our gluten-free bread to our restaurants and are proud to be the first QSR in Canada to tackle this need on a national scale.”

The gluten-free bread from Subway is produced and packaged in a gluten-free facility. Subway Canada also carries a variety of proteins, toppings and sauce options that do not contain gluten. ‘Sandwich Artists’ take steps when preparing orders to minimize possible cross-contamination; however, a 100 per cent gluten-free experience and product cannot be guaranteed as other menu items and ingredients contain gluten and are prepared on shared equipment. Guests can learn more about these options at

About Subway restaurants

Subway offers an alternative to traditional fast food, serving 7 million made-to-order sandwiches a day. Guests choose from 37 million combinations of quality proteins, vegetables, and bread baked daily. In Canada, franchise owners of the over 3,200 Subway locations are proud to be part of the communities in which they live and operate their businesses; providing more than 30,000 jobs to the local communities across the country.

The company, founded 52 years-ago by then 17-year-old Fred DeLuca and family-friend Dr. Peter Buck, is still a family-owned business with thousands of dedicated franchisees/entrepreneurs in neighborhoods around the world, providing easy access to vegetables, detailed nutrition, dietary, and healthy lifestyle information. This has been a priority for the Subway restaurants chain for many years.

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