FAQs

Can the Cucina Antica® jar be reused for home canning?
No, it cannot be used for home canning because the jar cannot be resealed properly after opening.

How long can an opened product be kept in my refrigerator?
Once the product is opened, the product can last 4-7 days under optimal storage conditions (in the refrigerator). We recommend that after storing an opened product in the refrigerator, prior to consuming the product,  the consumer should visually inspect the product to make sure there is no spoilage.

Can leftover sauce be frozen and saved for later use?
Yes, you can freeze the sauce in a plastic container.

Is the salt iodized?
No, the salt is not iodized.

Is the extra virgin olive oil used in the sauces expeller pressed?
Yes, the extra virgin olive oil is expeller pressed.

Are there any peanuts in your products?
Cucina Antica sauces and dressings are manufactured in a facility that also uses peanut ingredients. The sauces and dressings do not contain peanuts, are not cooked or jarred on the same day as products that have peanut ingredients, and all peanut ingredients are segregated from all Cucina Antica ingredients. All of the cooking lines and kettle used to make Cucina Antica sauces are thoroughly and diligently sanitized to avoid cross contamination. We adhere to a strict equipment-sanitizing procedure.  For more information, please see our official allergen statement.

Are your sauces gluten free?
Yes, all of our sauces are gluten free. 

Are your products vegan?
All red sauces, ketchupextra virgin olive oil and pastas are vegan, the La Vodka and Tuscany Pumpkin sauces, and the dressings are not.

Are your products vegetarian?
Yes, all products are vegetarian.

How long are your sauces good for?
4-7 days under optimal storage conditions (in the refrigerator).

Are your sauces organic?
No they are not. However, they are all-natural. At this time only our dressings and ketchup are organic.

What oil is used in the dressings?
Soy bean oil is used in all dressings except for our Fat Free Tuscany Dressing.

Does your sauce contain citric acid? If yes, what is it derived from?
99.99% of the citric acid that is in our Italian peeled tomatoes comes naturally from the tomato plant itself. The remainder does not contain any grain ingredients, including corn. This is why it is not listed on the ingredients, it is naturally occurring.

Are you sold in Canada?
Yes.