Frequently Asked Questions
1. What steps does VSP Products take to insure product safety?
Thorough in its commitment to quality, VSP Products voluntarily submits to regular, unannounced inspections of its facilities by the independent Dried Fruit Association. Further, it abides by the company-imposed rigorous health and safety standards — far higher than required by State and Federal codes. VSP Products is Kosher certified, x-ray inspected for metal and non-tomato defects and utilizes lot coding for product tracking.
2. Why are VSP Products tomatoes delivered refrigerated?
Under proper refrigerated conditions, VSP Products, Sun Dried Tomatoes will maintain their bright color and intense flavor for up to one year. To insure product quality and timely delivery, VSP Products continuously refrigerates its products, shipping to customers directly from regional storage facilities located across the United States.
3. How should I store Sun Valley sun dried products?
VSP Products dry pack and ready-to-eat-and-serve Sun Dried Tomatoes:
Keep refrigerated. The tomatoes will retain their bright color and flavor for up to six months. If frozen in airtight packaging, dry pack tomatoes will keep indefinitely.
VSP Products, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Roasted Sun Dried Tomatoes in olive oil or olive/canola blend:
After opening, refrigerate. Add additional oil to keep tomatoes covered. Oil packed tomatoes will retain their bright color and flavor for up to a year.
Toss 'N Topping and Toss 'N Topping Fruit Medley:
This product must be kept refrigerated with a shelf life of up to a year.
4. Can I serve VSP Products sun dried tomatoes right out of the bag or jar?
While some recipes call for your sun dried tomatoes to be re-hydrated with water or oil you may also simply open the bag to enjoy.