Frequently Asked Questions

Generally, the Sun Dried Tomatoes are packed in 25 lb cartons.

The Fresh Dried Tomatoes and Pure Sun Dried™ Tomatoes have two carton sizes: 25 lb for the halves and julienne cut, and 35 lb for the smaller cuts.

Bulk sizes are available per customer request.

The flakes are packed in a 25 lb carton, and the ground product is packed in a 40 lb carton, which is also the minimum order.

40 lb pail.

4 oz plastic jar of product.

8 oz of frozen pastes and purees.

No, unless more than a one-pound sample is requested. However, if a sample needs to be expedited faster than UPS ground service, an airfreight account number will be requested.

Generally via UPS ground and shipped on the third day after the request (i.e., received request on Monday, shipped on Wednesday).

The tomatoes are basically the same, just dried differently.

The Sun Dried Tomatoes are dried in the sun, and require the addition of sulfites to the product.

The Fresh Dried are air dried in low heat ovens and have no additives.

Pure Sun Dried™ Tomatoes combine the best of both worlds; partially dehydrated, then finished under the sun. All the flavor with none of the additives — no salt or preservatives.

The pastes need to be kept frozen until ready to use.

The dry product should be stored in refrigeration, 35-45 degrees Fahrenheit if not using for a few weeks.

The dry samples can be kept in ambient temperature for a limited time.

If stored properly, the shelf life guarantee is:

When stored at:

  • 35°-45°: 12 months
  • 46°-55°: 6 months
  • 56°-65°: 3 months
  • 66°-75°: 2 months


  • Room temp ≤ 72°: 6 months
  • Refrigerated ≤ 40°: 12 months

Paste and Purees

  • Frozen-0°: approx. 6 months

Yes. We are SQF Code Level 2 Certified.

Yes. Our production facilities are certified organic.

Ask your rep for a list of certified organic products.



Our certification is for one year from date of certificate.

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