1. Can I eat right from the bag, or can I add it straight into my smoothie i.e., is the product Ready to Eat (RTE)?
For better quality and product safety, you should always follow the cooking instructions and cook the product at 165° F.
2. Is the product Non-GMO?
The products are Non-GMO.
3. Can I defrost and freeze the product again?
The recommendation we have on the package regarding “do not thaw and refreeze” has to do with the changes in the product characteristics after thawed out, e.g., product becoming block frozen and increase ice formation due to potential condensation.
If you are making frozen dinners and intend to freeze them after cooking and reheat them at a minimum of 165o F before consuming the food, it should be okay to thaw and refreeze the product.
4. Is the bag recyclable?
Unfortunately the bag is non recyclable however we are working on making it recyclable in the near future.
5. What does it mean that the product is organic?
Organic food is the product of a farming system which avoids the use of man-made fertilizers, pesticides. Irradiation and the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or products produced from or by GMOs are generally prohibited by organic legislation.
6. Has the product been cooked?
The product is slightly blanched prior to freezing to deactivate the enzymes and ensure the quality of the product during its shelf life.
7. Is the product free from pathogens?
Yes, we have a stringent Environmental Monitoring Program (EMP) and serval tests and hold procedures to ensure the absence of all pathogens on the product we deliver to our valued customers.