Frequently Asked Questions

What’s a TigerNut?
TigerNuts are not nuts - they are actually tubers, small root vegetables
 
Where do they come from?
TigerNuts date back two millions years ago in Africa. We import ours from Valencia, Spain and their country of origin is Niger, Africa. 

 Where are your products made?
In our state-of-the-art kitchen facility in Brooklyn, NYC
 
Are your products Organic and Non-GMO?
Yes, we are Non-GMO Project verified and USDA Organic certified. In fact we are the only TigerNut company in the USA who is certified organic by the USDA.
 
Are your products Gluten-Free and Nut-Free?
Absolutely! We produce our products in our own dedicated gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, dairy-free facility in Brooklyn, NYC
 
Are your products Kosher?
Yes, our products are kosher certified by OK Kosher Certification
 
What is in TigerNut Raw Snack?
Only raw, organic, sun-dried TigerNuts. No preservatives. No artificial flavors or added sweeteners.
 
How should I eat the TigerNut Raw Snack?
You can enjoy them straight out of the bag or soaked in water to soften and enhance flavor
 
Why are they crunchy?
They are naturally crunchy because they are so dense with fiber. One ounce of TigerNuts account for 40% of your daily recommended fiber!
 
Is it necessary to soak them?
No, you can enjoy them straight out of the bag but if you have fragile teeth, it’s best to soak them in water for 8-10 hours prior to consumption.

How many TigerNuts are too many TigerNuts?
While no study has been conducted, to our knowledge, on the effects of eating significant quantities of TigerNuts, we believe your health can only improve with the amount that you consume. Remember, our paleo ancestors consumed TigerNuts for up to 80% of their diet.
 
Where do I find the expiration date on TigerNut Raw Snacks?
TigerNuts are extremely shelf-stable and have shelf lives of up to two years. The expiration date can be found on the back of the bag.  
 
Can pregnant women safely enjoy your products?
Yes! As with any raw food product, please consult with your physician.
 
Can your products be enjoyed by kids?
Kids can safely enjoy our products. In fact, studies have shown that TigerNuts have a macronutrient ratio almost identical to that of human breast milk.