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Frequently Asked Questions

Packaging

Where do I find the best-by date on your packages?

Where do I find the UPC code?

The 12-digit UPC is located under the barcode where the product is scanned at the store during purchase.

Are your packages recyclable?

Our stand-up resealable bags are not recyclable due to the material we use to help maintain product freshness. As a company, we employ many procedures aiming to protect the environment in multiple ways. We stay committed by conserving energy and focusing on waste and energy reduction throughout all of our facilities.

Product

Are your products gluten-free?

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) recognizes sources of gluten as defined by the FDA: wheat, rye, barley and their crossbred hybrids like triticale. Our facilities allergen control program, labelling program, and procedures work together to assure that product matches the label and articulates in the ingredient statement presence of gluten ingredients where appropriate. Some of our product offerings do contain gluten and are produced and packaged within the same facility. The separation, segregation, and sanitation measures that we take are verified to indicate that we appropriately manage gluten segregation. We routinely test our gluten free products to ensure that they do not contain traces of products that contain gluten.

Do Orchard Valley Harvest walnuts have omega-3s?

Yes, walnuts naturally contain ALA omega-3s (alpha-linolenic acid, a plant-based polyunsaturated fat).

Does your facility contain milk allergens?

Milk is one of the allergens in our plant. This includes casein and whey. Nuts may be run on shared equipment with these milk products.

Are your products non-GMO?

All Orchard Valley Harvest products are Non-GMO Project Verified.

What should I do if a store sold me an expired product?

If you purchase any of our products from a retailer or wholesaler and the product is past the best-by date, we recommend that you return or exchange the expired product directly at the location where it was purchased.

What is the shelf life of your products?

We can only guarantee the freshness of our products up to the best-by date. This date is used as a guideline for our consumers and as a point of reference for our records.

Can consumers order products directly from your company?

Yes, you have an option to purchase directly from us at a one-case minimum. For pricing and shipping information or to place an order, please call the Company Store at (847) 214-4400, available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Central Time. Holiday and special occasion gifts are available.

Your package indicates that your nuts are processed in the United States. Are they grown in the United States?

Our nuts are grown in the United States unless stated otherwise on the label. Nuts grown in other countries, per current regulations, require the Country of Origin Labeling.

Company

Where can I find career opportunities at your company?

Careers can be found on this link: http://www.jbssinc.com/jbss/careers.asp. Here you will be able to search for any open positions and complete an online profile.

How do I contact your Company?

You can reach the Consumer Relations Department by email at info@orchardvalleyharvest.com or at the toll-free number (800-874-8734). The Consumer Relations Department is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central Time.