Pizza Hut rolling out gluten-free pizzas

The biggest pizza chainin the world is responding to a globaldemand for gluten-freefoods.Pizza Hut willmatch Domino's by introducing its own gluten-free pizza later this month through a partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free.

The Chicago Sun Times reports the pizza chain, beginning Jan. 26, will offer cheese-only and pepperonigluten-free pizzasat select restaurants nationwide. Udi’s is providing the crust. The 10-inch pizzas, cut into six slices, start at $9.99.

Pizza Hut's CEO David Gibbs says the new product will offer consumers all the flavor of other company pizzas.Pizza Hut worked with theGluten Intolerance Groupto train employees in handling ingredients and preparing the pizzas.Rival Domino’s also offers a gluten-free crust.

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