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Many of Annie's dressings can also be used as marinades to impart even more flavor to meats or veggies.
Food should be marinated in a nonreactive container, one made of glass, porcelain, clay or stainless steel. Ziplock plastic food bags make great vessels for marinating. Avoid aluminum and cast iron which can react with the acids in the marinade. Use a shallow bowl so the marinade covers as much of the food as possible; turn the food at least once an hour. Let food marinate in the fridge, not on the kitchen counter, to avoid contracting harmful bacteria.
You can also look at our Recipes section for additional ideas!
Unopened Annie's dressings should be stored in a cool, dark place. Once dressings are opened, they should be kept in the refrigerator.
The cows are treated very well. Milk farmers know that a happy cow produces more milk. Heifers are happiest when able to roam free and enjoy the sunshine and open air.
We understand and share your concern about antibiotics in our nation’s food chain. All of the suppliers of the raw materials that go into the Annie's Homegrown products are aware of our mission statement. We ask that they do not supply materials that contain excessive and unnecessary amounts of antibiotics, but the reality is that cows do get sick. When appropriate treatment calls for antibiotics, the animals get them.
According to the FDA, natural flavorings are "derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, seafood, poultry, egg, milk product...whose significant function in food is flavoring rather than nutritional." Our Pasta Meals and Peace Pasta with Parmesan utilize less than one tenth of one percent of natural flavors and extract. Please know that Annie's never puts any of the top eight allergens under "natural flavors."
Absolutely not! Our products contain no synthetic preservatives, artificial flavors or artificial colors. All our straight-from-nature ingredients are clearly marked on our labels.
We believe that healthy soils and healthy farms are the foundation for healthy foods, which help make healthy people! Therefore, we’re proud to support the next generation of farmers. Through our Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship program, we will award $100,000 in scholarship assistance each year to some very deserving students. This money can be used for tuition, books, and other education expenses. Learn more about our Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship.
Annie was 27 when Annie's Homegrown was incorporated.
Annie co-founded Annie's Homegrown in 1989 with the idea of making a great-tasting, all-natural macaroni and cheese. Read our story here.
No. Annie and Rob live and work on their organic farm. It is not open to the public. Want to see what it looks like? Watch a YouTube video of it here:
You can see all our listings here. We are located in Berkeley, CA.