Almond Breeze Frequently Asked Questions
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Does Almond Breeze® contain MSG?
The ingredient MSG (monosodium glutamate) is not added to Almond Breeze® or present in any of the ingredients including flavours.
Does Almond Breeze® contain any preservatives?
It is required by law for food manufacturers that use preservatives in their foods to declare them in the ingredient statement. Blue Diamond does not use any preservatives in Almond Breeze® products.
Is the water in Almond Breeze® fluorinated?
No, the potable water used in Almond Breeze® is not fluorinated.
What is the source of fat in Almond Breeze®?
The fat found in Almond Breeze® comes primarily from the natural almond oil found in almonds with small traceable amounts from vegetable oil found in the vitamin and sunflower lecithin ingredients.
What is “Dutch Process Cocoa”?
Blue Diamond uses “Dutch Process” cocoa in Almond Breeze® Chocolate products. The term “Dutch Process” refers to cocoa beans that have been treated with alkali to neutralize acidity, improve colour and enhance flavour.
Does the cocoa used in Almond Breeze® chocolate contain dairy?
No. It does not contain dairy.
What is the coconutmilk blend used in the new Almond Breeze AlmonD COCONUT BEVERAGE Blends?
We use coconut cream to make the Almond Breeze® blends. Coconut cream is the emulsion of water and coconut oil extracted from the coconut meat. The coconut cream is mechanically extracted from the coconut with no preservative added.
Where does the coconutmilk used in Almond Breeze ALMOND COCONUT BEVERAGE Blends come from?
Indonesia and/or the Philippines.
What are MCFA’s?
MCFA’s stand for Medium Chain Fatty Acids, a type of fat in coconut.
do ALMOND BREEZE® PRODUCTS CONTAIN CARRAGEENAN?
We are proud to announce that Almond Breeze® products no longer contain carrageenan. Carrageenan has been replaced by gellan gum.
Are Almond Breeze® products Non-GMO?
The majority of our Almond Breeze® products are Non-GMO Project Verified; a few are not due to very specific reasons. A full list of our numerous Non-GMO Project Verified products can be found here: http://bit.ly/nongmobreeze.
Are the almonds you use non-GMO?
We use only California almonds grown by our grower co-operative members without the use of genetic engineering or gene manipulation. The varieties of almonds used in Almond Breeze® were developed using traditional agricultural growing and processing techniques.
Does Almond Breeze® contain any animal products or by-products?
All products currently available in Canada do not contain any animal products, by-products or derivatives.