Review of Kinnikinnick Foods Gluten Free Soft Buns
Jul 2 2012

Review: Kinnikinnick Foods Soft Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns

When I talk to people who are just first diagnosed one of the first things they mention to me is”how am I going to live without bread?” A huge staple in the diet for many families, bread is one of those items that is on the top of the ‘oh no I can’t eat’ list. It is one of the harder-to-mimic gluten free items too and gluten free bread, historically, has been picky, cardboard-like and not close to the texture of regular wheat bread.

That’s all changed over the last few years as more companies strive to have the best gluten-free bread. The market has been filled with some great options for gluten-free bread that has a very similar texture, is a good sized loaf, healthy and affordable. The same is said for other bread products like hot dog and hamburger buns — both important when you have kids and even more now when it’s peek BBQ season and everyone else will be enjoying burgers and dogs.

Kinnikinnick Foods released their new product line a few months ago that has really upped the market for gluten free bread products. The new “Soft” breads and buns hit the market and people have been buzzing ever since. Kinnikinnick Foods believe that you can have good food that is also good for you — keeping that in mind when developing these products.

To highlight each product’s nutritional benefits, Kinnikinnick Foods provided an easy to read and understand Nutritional Summary on the front of each package.

  • At least 5 g of Fiber per serving
  • Zero Cholesterol
  • Zero Trans Fat
  • 1 g or less sugar per serving
  • Fortified with 5 essential nutrients
  • Lower in sodium than our existing bread products and many other bread products on the market (even non-gluten free breads)
  • No Artificial Colours, Flavours or Preservatives
  • first Gluten Free Bakery Products to qualify for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada TMHealth Check TM Program.
Kinnikinnick Foods Soft Buns

But how do they taste?:

I tried both the hamburger and hot dog buns and if you know me, you know that I am very picky about the texture of gluten free foods. Both the hamburger and hot dog buns passed my texture test with flying colors. They are soft on the inside — do not need to be toasted, and the outside texture reminds me a lot of the gluten-containing products. The buns did not fall apart and crumble which happens with some other gluten-free products and they were both the perfect size.

For more information or to find the products near you — check out

:: Have you tried their new soft breads yet? What do you think? ::

Disclaimer: I was provided samples of the products free of charge. Reviews are always written with my honest experience

Article Written by:

Kyle Eslick is the founder of Gluten Free Media, as well as the creator of the popular Celiac Support Groups page. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+!


  1. Dave says:

    How much, where are they sold?


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