Shake Shack introduces gluten-free buns

December 23, 2016

Shake Shack Inc. gave its gluten-sensitive customers a holiday gift in the form of gluten-free burger buns.

The New York-based chain this week introduced the gluten-free bun option for its burgers and chicken sandwich to all U.S. locations, other than nontraditional units inside stadiums.

The gluten-free bun costs $1 more. The company announced the new bun on a Facebook post.

The company tested the bun at a few locations over the summer and then introduced it nationwide this week, a company spokeswoman said Friday. 

The move comes as restaurant chains continue to work toward offering more gluten-free options to their