Q: Is Sulfur Dioxide added to Newman’s Own Organics dried fruit products?
A: No, the use of Sulfur Dioxide in organic food items is expressly prohibited by the USDA’s National Organic Program. All of Newman’s Own Organics Organic dried fruit products are 100% USDA Organic, with no additives or preservatives.
Q: Are Newman’s Own Organics dried Apricots supposed to be dark in color?
A: Yes! Organic Apricots will be anywhere from light peach in color to light tan to dark brown. Organic apricots will always have the dark look because there is no sulfur dioxide added to preserve their bright color after the drying process. Sulfur dioxide is strictly prohibited in organic food items and we are happy to abide by that rule. Also, we recommend storing all dried fruit items in your refrigerator. This will help to maintain optimum freshness right up to the expiration date.
Q: Are Newman’s Own Organics dried fruit products certified kosher?
A: All of Newman’s Own Organics dried fruit products are certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. You will find the circle U symbol on all Newman’s dried fruit packaging.
Q: Are Newman’s Own Organics dried fruit products gluten and allergen free?
A: All of our dried fruit products are produced in a facility that is peanut, tree nut, milk, gluten, and casein free. All of our products that contain allergens are packed in a separate facility and strict procedures are in place to prevent cross contamination.