FAQs

Does Silver Hills make any gluten-free products?

Silver Hills is absolutely thrilled to say that we now offer two breads in the gluten-free variety— Gluten Free Chia Chia and Gluten Free Omega Flax. We spent quite a bit of time and energy perfecting the recipe and building the baking facilities to create these two gluten-free products and we’re extremely proud of how they turned out! Click here to find out where you can get them.

Are Silver Hills breads suitable for people with Celiac disease?

Yes, our new tasty and wholesome Gluten Free Chia Chia and Gluten Free Omega Flax gluten-free breads are suitable for people living with celiac disease. While many people find our regular sprouted, organic breads easier to digest than regular non-sprouted breads — they still contain wheat and should be avoided by anyone with Celiac disease.

Do your breads contain peanuts or other nuts?

While some of our breads and bagels may have a nutty flavor, none of our products contain any nuts. We have recently removed all of the nuts from our facility and we are working to update all our packaging to reflect this change.

Do you sell sprouted grain flour?

Yes we do! We sell Silver Hills sprouted grain flour at our Outlet Store.

Does Silver Hills use genetically modified ingredients?

Not on your life, or anybody else’s for that matter. Silver Hills is passionate about keeping genetically modified organisms out of our products, demonstrated by our association with the Non-GMO Project. Our grains, like the rest of the ingredients we use, are certified non-GMO and can be easily traced back to the Canadian farms they came from. We are also a certified organic production facility by QAI (Quality Assurance International), which means we can’t (and wouldn’t) even think about bringing any genetically modified organisms into our bakery.

Does Silver Hills have low-salt or no-salt breads?

We don’t offer any sodium-free breads, however, we do offer a few low-sodium varieties (with 140 mg or less per serving), including The Big 16, The King’s Bread and Steady Eddie.

Is Silver Hills vegan?

All of our breads and bagels are vegan-friendly, meaning they do not contain any dairy or other animal products. As for our employees, while we can’t speak for everyone, Stan, Kathy and Brad, the founders and owners of Silver Hills Sprouted Bakery, are vegan. A choice they’ve made based on the belief that it’s a better lifestyle choice for their health as well as the health of the environment.

Freshness—What is the shelf life of Silver Hills products?

We recommend you eat or share your Silver Hills breads, bagels and buns within nine days and the gluten-free breads within seven days of baking (the expiry date can be found on the closure tag or on a sticker on the front of the bag). But to maximize shelf life, it’s best to store our breads and bagels in a cool place, like the fridge, or even the freezer if the bread isn’t going to be consumed right away.

What does Silver Hills do to ensure high product quality?

We take quality seriously and do everything we can to make sure our breads and bagels are always as fresh, wholesome and delicious as possible. Our grains undergo a thorough sifting, sorting and cleaning treatment, first by the farmer, and then again at our bakery to ensure only the best organic whole grains enter the baking process. But we’re always looking for ways improve and boost the quality of our breads, bagels and buns, so if you have suggestions, please let us know.

Where can I buy Silver Hills bread and bagels?

Our products can be found in stores in accross Canada as well as in the United States.
For a complete list of locations, check our Store Locator tool.

Can you ship Silver Hills breads directly to me?

The answer is yes…and no.

If you live in the USA, you can have our breads and bagels delivered right to your door. Simply drop us a line via email or phone at 1-888-853-6466, tell us your order and we’ll take care of the rest.

For our Canadian customers, all we can say is that we love you and we’re working on it.

Do you have an outlet store?

Yes, yes we do. Our outlet store is located in Abbotsford, BC and carries the full line of Silver Hills breads and bagels (including some that aren’t available in stores), wheat-free and gluten-free products, cereals, cookbooks, health books, a large selection of grains, nuts and seeds and other baking goods. Plus, it’s in the same building as our bakery so it always smells like freshly baked bread! That’s reason enough to swing by and say hi.

Summer Hours: March 2 – October 31
Mon – Thurs: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Winter Hours: November 1 – March 1
Mon – Thurs: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come visit us at:

30971 Peardonville Road

Abbotsford, BC (map here)

604.850.5600

What is cultured wheat and why does Silver Hills use it in their products?

Rather than using unhealthy preservatives in our breads and bagels, we use cultured wheat as a natural and healthy way to maintain freshness and prolong the shelf life of our products. Cultured wheat is made using a completely natural fermentation process similar to how natural yogurt is made. This produces a concentration of food grade organic acids that lower the PH of bread and delays the formation of mold. As a completely dairy free process that does not involve any form of animal products, you can rest assured that the use of cultured wheat aligns perfectly with our pledge to being kosher and vegan-friendly.

Do you have a question that’s not answered here? We’d be happy to help you with that. Click here to submit your question or send us a comment.

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Store Hours

Summer Hours: March 2 – October 31

Mon – Thurs: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Winter Hours: November 1 – March 1

Mon – Thurs: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Shipping Hours

Monday – Friday: 7:00 – 2:30

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