Ralston Value+ Brand Help & Frequently Asked Questions
- Does Ralston Foodservice use Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein made by Basic Food Flavors in their cereals or snack mix products?
- Where can I buy your product?
- Which products are gluten free?
- Where can I find nutritional information on your products?
- Are your products Kosher?
- What is your lead time for orders?
- Where can I buy Hot Ralston on the retail market?
- I want to purchase your products. Where can I find a credit application?
- What is the shelf life of your products?
- Can I pick up my orders?
- How many cases of product are on a pallet?
- Which products are "Child Nutrition (CN)" labeled?
- What food allergens are in your products?
A: No, Ralston Foodservice does not use Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein made by Basic Food Flavors in our cereals or snack mix products.
A: For the nearest Ralston Foodservice distributor, please contact the Ralston Foodservice broker in your area. A listing of brokers can be found on the Contact Us web page.
A: Creamy Rice Hot Cereal
A: Nutritional information can be found on the Product Specifications web page. Complete information is supplied for each Ralston product including a general description of the product, serving suggestions, preparation and cooking instructions, list of ingredients, nutritional information, packaging and storage information.
A: Kosher approval is shown on the individual cereal's Product Specifications web page. Kosher certifications are available on the Product Specification page.
A: Standard lead time is ten working days.
A: If you are not able to find Ralston 100% Wheat Hot Cereal locally, two online sources are available for this cereal. The first is www.hometownfavorites.com (keyword: Ralston); or you can call their toll free number 1-888-694-2656 to place your order. The other online source is www.vermontcountrystore.com (keyword: Ralston); or you can call their Customer Service Department at 1-802-362-8440 to place your order.
A: Contact your local Ralston Foodservice broker. A listing of brokers can be found on the Contact Us web page.
A: Generally, shelf life for ready-to-eat cereals is 12 months from date of production; hot cereals is 18 months from date of production. You can find the individual item's shelf life on the Product Specifications web page.
A: Orders may be picked up at our Distribution Centers. A pickup appointment is necessary.
A: Packaging and storage information can be found on the Product Specifications web page.
A: Only products which contribute to the meat/meat alternate component of the meal pattern requirements, or products which contain at least 50% full-strength juice by volume are eligible to be CN labeled. Therefore, cereals do not fall into these categories.
A: Food allergens are listed on each package immediately under the Ingredients statement. You can also go to the Product Specifications web page to see if any allergens are listed for a particular cereal.
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