Products: frequently asked questions
What is marzipan? Our marzipan is a luscious combination of sugar, ground almonds and water. Preservative is added to increase shelf‐life and we use food color to create a vivid appearance.
What are your ingredients? Our core ingredients are cane sugar, premium California almonds, water, n&a almond flavoring, coloring and preservative.
Our coloring may contain water, propylene glycol, modified food starch, vegetable gum, citric acid, one or more of the following U.S. certified colors: blue 1 (e133), blue 2 (e132), red 40 (e129), red 3 (e127), yellow 5 (e102), yellow 6 (e110), tio2 (e171), mica, hpmc, and citric acid.
Our preservative may include less than 1/10 of 1% of sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate (as preservatives).
Our sprinkle and sparkle treats may also contain dextrin, tapioca starch and carnauba wax.
Our bagel toppings include sesame seeds and caraway seeds together with sugar and sprinkles.
What about allergens? Our treats are vegan, gluten-free and contain tree nuts (almonds). Our products are crafted in a commercial kitchen that may process foods that may contain wheat (gluten), milk, eggs, soy, peanuts, seeds, and chocolate. Trace amounts of these items may be found in our products. Our bagel toppings include sesame seeds.
Are your treats kosher? Yes, our products are all certified kosher parve by the Chicago Rabbinical Council (cRc). To see our certificate click here.
Are your treats vegan? Our treats are vegan but are crafted in a commercial kitchen that may process foods that may contain milk, eggs and chocolate. Trace amounts of these items may be found in our products.
Are your treats gluten-free? There is no gluten in our products, but our treats are but are crafted in a commercial kitchen that may process foods that may contain wheat (gluten). Trace amounts of this item may be found in our products.
How long will my treats remain fresh? We recommend you eat our treats within 6 to 8 weeks of receiving them, when they are at their freshest. If you need your treats for a specific day or event, let us know when you place your order so we can make them fresh just for you.
How should I store my treats? We recommend storing your treats in a cool, dry location away from the light. You can refrigerate our treats to extend their shelf life, but this may cause colors to run, especially with our hand-painted items.
Do I need to get sticks? You can order almost all our treats without the sticks. Make a note when you place your order and we will make it happen.
Can you use natural food color? We are happy to use all natural food color by special request. Please e-mail us prior to placing your order. Note that natural food colors are not as vibrant as traditional food colors.