Product Review – Schär Meisterbäckers Vital Frischbrot

I used to spend a lot of time on this blog complaining about the terrible state of gluten free bread here in Germany.  To be fair, when I started back in 2010, the glutenfrei bread here was pretty abysmal.  Tasteless bricks of compressed sand for the most part.  Fortunately for us, all those German manufacturers were not sitting around resting on their laurels, they were busy tinkering and experimenting, gradually providing us with better and better bread.  The latest I’ve tested is the Schär Meisterbäckers Vital Frischbrot, a bit of a mouthful to type so, if I refer to it again, I’ll call it Vital Brot.

schaer vital gluten free bread

The packaging is much the same as all of the other Schär fresh breads, a giant balloon holding a soft squishy loaf.

schaer vital glutenfrei brot

Inside you get the usual plastic tray containing the gluten free goodies.  The vital brot (yay, i referred to it by name again) is pretty good by my standards.  There’s a good flavour to it, nothing too strong, just about right.  The texture is great too, not too crumbly and the little seeds add some bite.

In conclusion, I’d recommend it, I think it’s my favourite of the frischbrot from Schär.

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8 thoughts on “Product Review – Schär Meisterbäckers Vital Frischbrot

  1. Thank you again for the very instructive post. I noticed that when the GF bread is darker with grains it always taste better. The white ones taste like rice, not in a good way. Unless they have too much butter like the Brioche.
    (Sigh) the quest for a better GF bread in Berlin is painful! Am going to try this one. It is not available in Kudam yet…I will keep an eye though.

  2. Schär makes my favorite bread over here in the States as well! We don’t have any that come in a tray though, I thought that was a unique touch.

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