Q. Do Smoothie Essentials Blends contain any preservatives?
A. No. We protect and preserve Smoothie Essentials Blends simply by packaging and sealing them in an airtight HDPE canister.
Q. Do any of your Blends contain caffeine?
A. Antioxidant Blend, Matcha GT, Energy Blend and Smart Blend have naturally occurring caffeine because a few ingredients (such as green tea and guarana) contain naturally occurring caffeine.
Q. Are Smoothie Essential Blends and Matcha GT certified Kosher, Halal and Vegetarian?
A. Yes, please check the individual product labels for specific certification(s).
Smoothie Essentials Supplements & Matcha GT are certified Kosher by Star-K Certification, Inc for information please visit www.star-k.org
Smoothie Essentials Supplements & Matcha GT are certified by the American Vegetarian Association for more information please visit www.amerveg.org
Smoothie Essentials Supplements & Matcha GT are certified Halal by Islamic Services of America, for information please visit www.isahalal.org
Q. What types of businesses use Smoothie Essentials Blends and Matcha GT?
A. Smoothie Bars, Coffee Concepts, Fitness Centers, Yogurt & Ice Cream Stores, Cafes & Delis, etc…
Q. Do Smoothie Essentials Supplements have any odor, color or taste?
A. Just three - Green Blend has its greenish color and nutritious wheatgrass taste; Matcha GT also has a green color and vegetal taste, and people who are sensitive to fish might find the Omega 3 Blend has a mild odor and taste.
Q. Do Smoothie Essentials Supplements contain sugar?
A. Because we strive to keep the natural flavors of our ingredients, our blends do not have added sugars.
Q. Does Matcha GT contain sugar?
A. Although in Asian culture the pure flavor of tea is preferred, most Americans prefer their tea sweetened up so, yes our Matcha GT does contain added sugar. For a comparison with other teas, you can visit our blog.
Q. How long do Smoothie Essentials Blends last?
A. For most blends, twenty-four months from date of manufacture. Store in a cool, dry environment. Once opened, it's best to keep the lid on at all times. The only exception is Omega 3 Blend which has a twelve-month shelf life.
Q. Can pregnant women take Smoothie Essentials Blends?
A. If you're pregnant or breast-feeding, you should ask your doctor before using Smoothie Essentials Blends or Matcha GT (green tea).
Q. Can you "overdose" on Smoothie Essentials Blends?
A. It would be very, very hard to overdose on our Blends.
Q. Can Smoothie Essentials be used in Blended Frappe and Tea Beverages?
A. Yes, Any blended beverage can be boosted with Smoothie Essentials Supplements, ie: smoothies, frappes, iced chai, etc.
Q. Can Smoothie Essential Supplements by used in lattes?
A. Yes, please stir the blend into the latte.
Q. Where are Smoothie Essentials Blends made?
A. Our chemist acquires specific, natural, herbal ingredients from global sources. In accordance with our proprietary formulas, these ingredients are then prepared and packaged into recyclable HDPE canisters at our blending facility right here in the US. Our Blends are then ready for shipping to our retail clients and distributors.
Q. What is the scoop size?
A. To make everything as user-friendly as possible a standard 9 cc scoop is included in our herbal and vitamin blends. A slightly larger scoop size is standard in our protein blends.
Q. Does Smoothie Essentials provide any point of sales materials?