Ilene Keivel, Sweet Natalie's owner
Ilene Keivel, Sweet Natalie's owner

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Sweet Natalie's in the Press

Sweet Natalie's retail bakery makes sweet move for easier access

Kane County Chronicle, July 8, 2016

After being in business 3 1/2 years, Sweet Natalie’s bakery has expanded, doubling its commercial baking space and retail offerings, owner Ilene Keivel said.

Though its address is still 228 S. Third St. in Geneva, the previous downstairs location will become the commercial baking center. Its retail section has moved to the northwest corner of Third and Franklin streets, Keivel said.

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Sweet Natalie's: An oasis for gluten-free, allergy friendly, and others

Aurora Beacon News, May 5, 2016

Many customers of Sweet Natalie's Gluten-Free Bakery drive an hour each way to Geneva for baked goods. But not just any baked goods. Sweet Natalie's specializes in gluten-free, allergy friendly, egg-free, dairy-free, vegan, sugar-free/low carb, nut-free and paleo options.

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Sweet Natalie’s goes gluten-free to meet customers’ needs

Kane County Chronicle, Feb 16, 2015

Sweet Natalie’s, a bakery at 228 S. 3rd St., Geneva, has added the words “gluten free” to its sign.

Owner Ilene Keivel said so many customers asked for gluten-free baked goods, that the bakery went completely gluten-free in October.

“We closed down and cleaned out all the flour,” she said.

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that those with celiac disease cannot digest. 

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