Frequently Asked Questions

Products

Walden Farms shelf stable salad dressings now have an improved taste and texture. Our new ingredients include real vegetables and natural flavors, colors and sweeteners. We are striving to bring high quality changes soon to all our products.
Other than the shelf stable salad dressings, Walden Farms products have not changed. Some labels have minor changes reflecting the most updated regulations.

Consuming & Storing

No, we do not recommend using expired Walden Farms products. Simply place a new order with Walden Farms for those products that have gone past the label’s expiration date.
We recommend that our product be refrigerated after opening and consumed by the best by date.

Allergens & Attributes

Net carbs are carbohydrates that are actually absorbed by the body. On our new shelf stable salad dressing labels, we have calculated those for you by subtracting fiber and sugar alcohols (where applicable) from total carbohydrates. You will find all our products have zero (or <1) net carbs. Because we know so many of our customers are watching their carb intake, we will be providing this calculation for the rest of our products as well.
Walden Farms products are all gluten free. However, while every precaution is taken in respect to allergens, we cannot guarantee that the risk of cross-contamination is 100% eliminated.
Walden Farms irresistibly sweet, calorie free products use real fruit and vegetable extracts, cocoa powder, natural flavors and plant-based colors. Our savory specialties are filled with dozens of herbs and spices, the finest aged vinegar, tamari sauce, lemon concentrate, crushed tomatoes, minced garlic, onion and other concentrated natural flavors. Our expert nutritionists have learned how to maximize the flavor and minimize the stuff you don’t want like sugar, fat, calories and net carbohydrates.
Yes, all Walden Farms products labeled as zero calories/calorie free meet the FDA’s definition and requirements for this claim. We do have a few products with minimal calories and they are clearly labeled as low calorie.
Trace calories are calories that are present at such a low level that they are considered insignificant.
Sugarcane fiber is the fiber of the plant after the sugar has been extracted. This ingredient does not contain any residual sugars.

Certifications

Yes, all Walden Farms products are certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. Walden Farms products that are Kosher and do not contain dairy are marked with an OU Pareve symbol, whereas those that are Kosher and do contain dairy are marked OU-D.
While our products are not certified Halal, many of our ingredients happen to be Halal. Halal dietary laws share some commonalities with Jewish dietary laws of kashrut. All our products are certified Kosher and are produced in a facility that only handles Kosher ingredients.

Special Diets and Healthy Lifestyles

We hear countless comments from customers that have lost significant weight by switching to Walden Farms Calorie Free products and making them a part of their weight management program along with exercise. Just remember, with zero calories, net carbs, fat, sugars, dairy or gluten, Small Swaps Save Calories The Walden Way. Find some customer experiences with Walden Farms here.
While Walden Farms is not affiliated with any diet program, our calorie free products help millions enjoy delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks or even dessert while following a weight management or health and wellness maintenance program. We have received highly positive feedback from Weight Watchers members who enjoy our zero points products for both the weight control benefits and great taste! See Consumer Reviews for weight loss stories from Walden Farms customers.
Yes, all our products have zero or <1 net carbohydrates so they are perfect for carb counters! We love hearing from customers who have successfully incorporated Walden Farms products into their daily low carb and/or ketogenic lifestyle.
Yes, some of our best friends have gone keto! While Walden Farms products are not officially certified keto, our products’ low carbohydrate profile (0g net carbohydrate to <1g net carbohydrate) fits well into many customers’ ketogenic lifestyle.
Most Walden Farms products are vegetarian and vegan, with a few exceptions. Walden Farms Caesar Dressing is neither vegetarian or vegan as it contains anchovies. Walden Farms Honey Barbeque Sauce and Honey Dijon contain honey, which may not fall within some vegan diets. This information is clearly laid out on each of the product pages on our website.
While we are not affiliated with any specific nutrition organization, below are some resources our community has found helpful as they progress on their wellness journey:
First you should discuss a proper eating plan with a qualified health professional. Many Walden Farms customers who have type II diabetes have shared that Walden Farms Calorie Free Products have played an important role in managing their health. Our products have helped them to lose weight and reduce their glucose levels. Because Walden Farms Calorie Free Products have zero sugar and zero or <1 net carbohydrates, they can be ideal food choices for those managing type II diabetes.

Order Inquiries

It takes approximately 4-5 business days for orders to be processed and shipped.
No, unfortunately we are unable to do so at this time.
No, unfortunately we are unable to do so at this time.
If you are not satisfied with your order, please return the products to us. Once they are received, a refund will be issued. We will not be able to refund any shipping charges.