FAQs

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Q: Is Notcho Nocheez real cheese?

A: No, it is a dairy free alternative that is made with almonds, nutritional yeast, peppers, lemon juice and seasonings. The nutritional yeast gives it a “cheesy” delicious flavor.

Q: Is Notcho Nocheez gluten free?

A: It contains no gluten, however it is currently manufactured in a facility that also produces wheat and gluten products and therefore there could be cross-contamination.

Q: Is Notcho Nocheez organic?

A: Some ingredients are organic, but at this time the product is not organic. We are working to make an all organic product.

Q: Is Notcho Nocheez non-GMO?

A: There are no ingredients in Notcho Nocheez that are GMO. We do not yet have the “Verified Non-GMO” label.

Q: Is Notcho Nocheez vegan?

A: Yes, it contains no animal products.

Q: Can you heat Notcho Nocheez?

A: Yes, it mixes well with tomato sauce or can be stirred into hot pasta, veggies or potatoes. It can be baked on tortilla chips for a “nachos” kind of snack.

Q: Where can I buy Notcho Nocheez?

A: Local supermarkets in the Pittsburgh, PA area sell this unique product and we are expanding our supply chain to other regions. Notcho Nocheez can also be purchased directly from our website www.notchonocheez.com.

Q: I am celiac, is your product safe for me?

A: While Notcho Nocheez does not contain gluten or wheat products; we cannot guarantee there is not cross-contamination potential with our manufacturer.

Q: What allergens are in Notcho Nocheez?

A: Almonds.

Q: What is GDL (gluco-delta lactone)?

A: Instead of citric acid or lactic acid, we chose the plant-based acidifier (GDL) that would not alter the flavor but would allow us to meet the product safety requirements and have a shelf-stable product. GDL is made from a non-GMO rice or corn product.

Q: How long does Notcho Nocheez last after it is opened?

A: Keep Notcho Nocheez in the refrigerator after it is opened and for best flavor, consume within 3 weeks of opening.

Q: What flavor choices are there?

A: Notcho Nocheez is made in 3 varieties: “Original” which is just a cheesy-flavor spreadable dip sauce, “Tangy Mild” is a lemony, refreshing flavor and “Habanero Hot” is a spicy original version that is made with habanero peppers.

Q: Is Notcho Nocheez hummus?

A: No. While the consistency may remind some consumers of hummus, a typical hummus contains beans and possibly sesame seeds. Notcho Nocheez does not contain beans or seeds; it’s base is almonds.

Q: How many calories is in a serving of Notcho Nocheez?

A: The calories come from the almonds and each serving (1/4 cup serving size) contains 100 calories.

Q: How much fat is in a serving of Notcho Nocheez?

A: The fat come from the almonds and each serving (1/4 cup serving size) contains 8g fat (0 g trans fat)

Q: How much cholesterol is in a serving of Notcho Nocheez?

A: The cholesterol for each serving (1/4 cup serving size) is 0 mg.

Q: How much sugar is in a serving of Notcho Nocheez?

A: There are no added sugars, but the natural sugar from the peppers gives 1 g sugar for each serving (1/4 cup serving size).

Q: How much protein is in a serving of Notcho Nocheez?

A: The protein for each serving (1/4 cup serving size) is 5 g.