Frequently Asked Questions
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Your Berry Crunch Apple Clusters contain colors and flavoring. What does that mean?
In order to be organic colors and flavors, the ingredients have to be found in nature. Our Berry Crunch color is extracted from certified organic fruits and vegetables such as carrots, beets, and blueberries. Our Berry Crunch flavor is a top-secret formula, but have 100% confidence that it’s extracted from a mix of organic berries that are delicious!
Is the chocolate in the Peeled Snacks Trail Mix + Dark Chocolate dairy-free?
Yes! Peeled Snacks organic dark chocolate chips are made with cocoa butter so therefore are considered vegan and/or dairy-free.
Do Peeled Snacks dried fruit contain sulfites?
No way! It wouldn’t be certified organic if it did. Sulfites are inorganic salts that act as a preservative and are often used as a food additive to prevent the natural browning of fruit and vegetables. We pick our fruit at its peak freshness, dehydrate and package it to maintain maximum freshness and superior quality.
Why is Peeled Snacks dried fruit dark and sometimes brown?
All organic dried fruit naturally darkens over time. We will never compromise our process, flavor or all the health benefits of our dried fruit. Most dried fruits use sulfur to artificially preserve their color. Look at our dried apricots compared to leading dried fruit brands. The bright orange you see in conventional apricots is from sulfur.
What are the white spots on the surface of my Peeled Snacks dark chocolate in Trail Mix?
What you are seeing in Peeled Snacks Trail Mix + Dark Chocolate is called chocolate bloom. This occurs naturally because of either fat bloom, arising from changes in the fat in the chocolate or sugar bloom formed by the action of moisture on the sugar ingredients. This usually is caused by changes in temperature, but don’t worry “bloomed” chocolate is safe to eat!
Where are Peeled Snacks’ dried fruit grown?
An essential ingredient of Peeled Snacks’ ethos is building long lasting relationships with farms and suppliers. Each bag of organic dried fruit lists the country of origin on the back of each bag.
Are Peeled Snacks Gluten Free?
All of Peeled Snacks dried fruit and apple clusters are naturally gluten free. Peeled Snacks Peas Please are made with whole peas and whole grain grown rice, they do not contain gluten and are Gluten Free certified.
Are there allergens manufactured in the Peeled Snacks facilities?
Some of Peeled Snacks products are packed in facilities that sometimes process tree nuts, soy, and wheat (gluten) and milk products. All of our facilities use GMPs (Good Manufacturing Processes) and employ robust allergen management. Please refer to this listing for the most up to date specifics by product. Allergen statements on our packaging are continuously reviewed and updated appropriately.
- Dried Fruit is made in a facility that also processes soy, tree nuts and wheat products.
- Apple Clusters are made in a facility that also processes soy, tree nuts and wheat products.
- Peas Please are made in a facility that also processes milk and soy products.
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding specific snacks, and always use caution when dealing with severe food allergies.
Are Peeled Snacks kosher?
Peeled Snacks Trail Mix + Dark Chocolate varieties are certified kosher. Peeled Snacks organic dried fruit and organic apple clusters are not currently certified kosher.
Are Peeled Snacks organic?Are Peeled Snacks all natural?
We like to keep our snacks as close to nature and go the extra mile to ensure the USDA certifies all Peeled Snacks organic. To learn more about the USDA certification, visit USDA site.
Are Peeled Snacks all natural?
Yes! By all natural, we mean that none of Peeled Snacks contain any artificial ingredients, colorings, flavors or preservatives.
Are Peeled Snacks certified raw?
Peeled Snacks dried fruit are tunnel dried to a temperature above raw standards and therefore are not considered raw.
What is Peeled Snacks packaging made of?
Our bags are made of 100% BPA free, non-GMO and food-safe layered plastic film. To recycle, check with your local municipality to learn if our bag can be recycled with your other plastics.
Why is my bag swelling up like a balloon?
Peeled Snacks does not treat any of our snacks with preservatives or stabilizers. In some cases, a bag of organic dried fruit will puff or expand due to the natural gases released as the fruit continues to ripen. The fruit is safe to eat but may have a somewhat fermented taste. To keep your bags from bloating, store in a cool and dry place like a refrigerator or cool cabinet.
Are Peeled Snacks safe to consume if they are past their expiration date?
We pick nature’s delicious fruits and dry them to perfection, preserving their sweet, juicy and tart flavors. The flavor, taste, and texture meet our quality standards by the expiration date listed on your bag.
Where can I buy Peeled Snacks?
Peeled Snacks’ are available in retailers such as Whole Foods Market, Wegmans, Target, Sprouts, Amazon and VineMarket.com and shop.peeledsnacks.com. To find which stores in your area carry our snacks, visit our store locator here. To find what store carries a specific snack, please call the store directly.