What is a soup base?
A meat-based soup base is made from cooking meats, seafoods, and poultry into a concentrate. A vegetable-based soup base is the mixture of dehydrated vegetables. Soup bases are dissolved in boiling water or used right out of the jar.
Can Redi-Base and RC Bases be used interchangeably with the bouillon requirements in some recipes?
Yes, teaspoon for teaspoon.
How much base do I add to water to make stock?
One level teaspoon per cup of hot water depending upon product.
Is it necessary to dissolve Redi-Base and RC Bases in water before use in cooking?
No. Redi-Base and RC Bases blend easy with other ingredients, such as sour cream, melted butter and cream sauces.
What is a moist pack?
What is a dry pack?
How long will Redi-Base and RC Products stay fresh?
Redi-Base and RC Products peak freshness varies from 8 months to 18 months. See Products page under individual Product Info links for specific shelf life.
How do I store Redi-Base and RC Products?
It is best to refrigerate our paste-based products after opening to extend freshness and shelf life. Some products may be frozen. Dry bases or dry mixes require no refrigeration. Do not store dry products above or near stove. Some moisture that rises from cooking can make the product "cake-up." See Products page under indivdiual Product Info links for specific storage instructions.
Can Redi-Base and RC Products be frozen to extend shelf life?
Yes, some products may be frozen to extend shelf life. See Products page under indivdiual Product Info links for specific storage instructions.
Where can I purchase Redi-Base and RC products?
You may purchase our products through this site or through our Redi-Base Retailers. RC Products are only available online.
Can I buy in bulk?
Yes, contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Where can I find the ingredients and nutritional information for your products?
Ingredients and nutritional information can be found under the Product Info links located on the Products page.
What is Fat Free?
Fewer than 0.5 grams of total fat per serving.
What is Low Fat product?
Three (3) grams or less of total fat per serving.
What is Cholesterol Free?
Fewer than 2 milligrams of cholosterol and 2 grams or less of saturated fat per serving.
What is Low Sodium?
Less than 140 milligrams of sodium per serving.
What is Very Low Sodium?
Less than 35 milligrams of sodium per serving.
What is No Added MSG?
Redi-Base and RC No Added MSG products contain no added MSG other than that, which naturally occurs in protein sources. We do not add MSG as an ingredient, but MSG may be present from ingredients where glutamate is naturally occurring, such as in hydrolyzed vegetable proteins and autolyzed yeast extracts.
What is MSG?
MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) is a flavor enhancer. MSG is the sodium salt of a common amino acid, glutamic acid. It brings out the flavor of foods. Studies have shown that a small number of people are sensitive to large doses of MSG. Reactions include headache, nausea, weakness, and burning sensations in the back of the neck and the forearms. Other ingredients, like natural flavoring and hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP), also contain glutamate.
What is HVP?
Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP) is a flavor enhancer. It consists of plant protein (usually from soybeans) that has been chemically broken down into its amino acid components. HVP brings out the natural flavor of food. It contains MSG, and large amounts may cause reactions in sensitive people.
What is HPP?
Hydrolyzed Plant Protein (HPP) is a flavor enhancer. It consists of plant protein (usually from soybeans) that has been chemically broken down into its amino acid components. HPP brings out the natural flavor of food. It contains MSG, and large amounts may cause reactions in sensitive people.
What is USDA Inspected?
USDA is the federal agency responsible for food and agriculture including farm and foreign agricultural services, food nutrition and consumer service, food safety, marketing and regulatory programs, natural resources and environment and rural development.
What is "Under Rabbinical Supervision of the Star-K?"
STAR-K provides kosher supervision globally. STAR-K's kosher symbol assures worldwide acceptance, personalized service, impeccable kosher standards and unparalleled responsiveness. With an international network of Rabbinic administrators, food scientists, and field supervisors, STAR-K is respected worldwide as a leader in integrating complex food technology with kosher laws.
Are any Redi-Base or RC Products gluten free?
Yes. RC Reserve Collection is gluten free and a clean label.
Are Redi-Base and RC Products safe for people with severe nut allergies?
No. Redi-Base and RC Products are packaged on equipment that also packages products containing nuts.