faqs

You have questions, we have answers. We’ve compiled a list of questions we’ve received for our loyal customers and we’re sharing the answers with you. If you have questions about specific products, visit the product’s page.

If you don’t see your question visit our Contact Us page and send us an email.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Are all CADIA® products Certified Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified? :

Our CADIA® assortment is currently 76% Certified Organic and 54% Non-GMO Project Verified. If a product is certified organic, that also implies the ingredients were not grown from GMO seed or GMO seed consumed in production of the ingredients.

Are CADIA® products available online? :

We sell our CADIA® products exclusively to independent natural retail stores. CADIA® products are currently not available for purchase online.

How do I get CADIA® in my store? :

If you’re a retailer and you’d like to bring CADIA® into your store, visit our Contact Us page and let us know. Please provide your store name, phone number and address.

I want to buy CADIA® products, but no stores near me carry CADIA®. What can I do to help my grocery store carry CADIA® products?:

Since we are exclusively sold in independent retail stores, it is best to contact your local independent natural grocer and ask if they will carry CADIA® products. We are working on our distribution and hope to be able to serve more areas in the near future.

PRODUCT QUESTIONS

BEANS

What does it mean that the canned beans are “prepared”?:

All canned beans need to be soaked prior to processing. When they are soaked they absorb water and the word “prepared” is used to account for the water being absorbed in the soaking process.

BEVERAGES

How soon should CADIA® Coconut Water be consumed after opening?:

Coconut water should be consumed within 2 days and kept refrigerated. After time, flavor and color will change.

What coconuts are used in CADIA® Coconut Water?:

The Nom Hon variety coconut, is grown in Thailand, is used to make CADIA® Coconut Water.

CONDIMENTS

Does CADIA® Mayonnaise contain wheat?:

We do not use distilled vinegar in our Organic Mayonnaise, any vinegar that is not distilled has the possibility of wheat/gluten content that does not meet standards for gluten-free labeling and consumption. CADIA® Organic Mayonnaise is produced in a facility that contains wheat.

What spices are used in CADIA® Organic Mustards?:

We keep our recipe confidential, however, we can tell you that we do not use what is considered by the FDA as the Big 8 Allergens (milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybeans. CADIA® Organic Mustards do not contain onion, garlic, any form of gluten, soy, casein and lupin. CADIA® Organic Mustards are produced in a gluten dairy, egg, fish, shellfish, spy, peanut, tree nut and lupin free facility.

Is the Organic White Vinegar in CADIA’s Organic Ketchup distilled?:

The organic white vinegar in our organic ketchup is distilled and is gluten-free. There is no risk of contamination in the facility it is produced.

How is CADIA® Organic Sauerkraut treated for preservation?:

CADIA® Organic Sauerkraut is heat-treated to provide a longer shelf life, but may still contain naturally occurring bacteria/enzymes that derive from the fermentation process.

OILS & VINEGARS

Is CADIA® Organic Balsamic Vinegar of Modena tested for lead?:

Testing is run on the lead content of all CADIA® Organic Balsamic Vinegar of Modena batches to ensure our balsamic vinegar is compliant with California’s Prop 65 maximum allowable limit. the lead levels always test well under what is allowed by the California Proposition.

POPCORN

Do CADIA® Organic Microwave Popcorn bags contain Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) on the lining?:

No, CADIA® Organic Microwave Popcorn bags do not contain ant PFOA’s.

SWEETENERS

Is CADIA® Organic Blackstrap Molasses Unsulfered?:

Yes, CADIA® Organic Blackstrap Molasses is unsulfered.

What does it mean when molasses is unsulfered?:

Sulfured molasses is molasses that has been treated with sulfur dioxide as a preservative.

TOMATOES

What process is used to peel CADIA® Organic Canned Tomatoes?:

CADIA® Organic Canned Tomatoes are peeled using an anti-lye steam-peeled processes.

Do CADIA® Organic Canned Tomatoes contain seeds from the tomatoes?:

In our endeavor to maintain the integrity of the fruit and shape as much as possible, the tomatoes are not cleaned out for seeds and there may be sees present.

VINEGARS

Is CADIA® Apple Cider Vinegar Pasteurized?:

CADIA® Apple Cider Vinegar is not pasteurized.