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FAQs

  • Are Armanino pestos natural?

    All Armanino Foods products are completely natural. We do not add artifical perservatives or colors in the manufacture of any of our products. Please visit the foodservice and grocery sections on this website to see a complete list of ingredients and nutritional information on our products.

  • Can pestos be re-frozen?

    It is not recommended.

  • Can we add ingredients to Armanino sauces?

    Yes. Particularly basil pesto, which can be extended by adding cream, milk or oil for use with pasta.

  • Do you have recipes or menu ideas?

    Yes. Please see the Recipes section on this website for recipes, menu ideas, serving suggestions and tips.

  • Do you sell mixed cases?

    Armanino Foods of Distinction only ships full cases of a given product. See the pack/size in the product section of the web site and view the technical specifications for more detailed information.

  • Is your product organic?

    Several of our products contain the USDA organic seal on the packaging. Products can carry this seal and use the term "Organic" on the package when the product has been officially certified by an accredited agency to comply with the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) standards. Armanino Foods is committed to producing all natural products, and certified organic products, for our discerning customers.

  • What is the best way to heat pesto?

    Heat and serve, do not boil.

  • What is the shelf life of your product?

    GROCERY

    • Pestos: see side of box for best by date (frozen); refrigerated 7 to 10 days once thawed. Pastas: look for best by date on the seal of bag (frozen).

    FOODSERVICE

    • Pestos/Sauces: see side of box for best by date (frozen); refrigerated 7 to 10 days once thawed. Cilantro pesto will keep in refrigerator for 4 days. Pasta: look for best by date on the box (frozen).

    That depends. If kept frozen, product will keep for 1 year from manufacture date. Product kept in refrigerator or kept cold, 7 to 10 days; if not returning to the refrigerator, keep on a bed of ice. Cilantro Pesto will keep in refrigerator for 4 days.

  • Where can I find your product?

    The answer depends on your need. If you are a retail shopper, our products are offered at a grocery store near you. If you are a foodservice operator, our products are distributed throughout the country. Foodservice operators may also call customer service at 510-441-9011, ext. 101 or send us a message. If you are a manufacturer, call us directly.