FAQ

Want to learn more about Randall Beans?  Here is a list of our most frequently asked bean questions:

Do you have a question about your specific jar of beans?

  • What does the code on the jar mean? 

The code on the jar of Randall products tells you (and us) when and where the jar of beans was produced.  We are required by the US Food and Drug Administration to put this code on each jar.   Read More

  • Why don’t Randall Beans have a “sell by” or “best date” on them?

The US Food and Drug Administration requires us to put on our jar a “produced on” date, but not a “sell by” or “best by”  date.  Here’s why:   Read More

  • What bean products do you offer?

Black, Black Eyed Pea, Dark Red Kidney, Garbanzo (a.k.a. Chickpeas), Great Northern, Navy, Pinto, and Mixed (blend of light red kidney, great northern, navy, lima beans, small red beans; black-eyed and whole green peas). All are available in 14-, 24- and 48-ounce jars.

  • Are beans a healthy food?

Yes, beans are an excellent source of fiber, protein, and complex carbohydrates, which the body needs for energy.

  • What ingredients are in your beans?

Randall Beans are a natural food that includes only the best ingredients we can find. Our beans include only four ingredients: fully cooked beans, water, sugar and salt.    Read More

  • What’s the nutritional content of your beans?

No hidden preservatives, no gunky chemicals. Just delicious beans ready for you and your family to eat and enjoy.   Read More

  • Are your beans gluten-free?

Yes, Randall Beans are gluten-free.

  • Do any of your beans contain MSG?

No, Randall Beans do not contain MSG or any artificial ingredients or preservatives.

  • Do I have to soak your beans before using?

No. Randall Beans are fully cooked which eliminates this step.

  • What are the quantity equivalencies between cooked and dried beans?

3 cups of cooked beans = 1 cup of dry beans; 7 1/2 cups of cooked beans = 2 1/2 cups of dry beans = 1 lb. of dry beans.

  • What is the shelf life of your beans?

Randall Beans are shelf stable and remain wholesome if the seal of the jar is not broken. After 12 months, the taste may begin to degrade. Once opened, Randall Beans may be stored up to 7 days in the refrigerator.     Read More

  • Is the production date identified on my jar of Randall Beans?

There is a 4 digit numeric code on the side of the lid which identifies the production date.     Read More

  • Is it OK to freeze your beans?

Randall Beans can be frozen in an airtight, moisture proof container for 2-3 months.

  • I am unable to find a specific bean in my area. Can you help me locate it?

Grocery stores stock a varying selection of our products. Go to our Where to Buy section for a list of stores in your area.  If  your local stores are not on our list, be sure to ask your grocery store manager to stock a product or size of your choice.

  • Is it possible to order beans from you by the case?

Yes, you can order beans by the case from Randall Beans. Go to our Store page to order any of our beans by the case online and have them shipped to you. Also, take a look at our Where To Buy page to find a location near you where Randall Beans are sold.

  • Where are your beans grown?

Randall Beans selects on the premium beans harvested in the micro-climate of the front range of the Rockies.    Read More

  • How are your beans processed?

Randall Beans are processed so that the natural goodness and integrity of the bean are protected. We do not add preservatives or artificial additives. The non-reactive glass jars eliminate any possibility of flavor contamination.

  • Do you have any information on the history of your company?

Randall Beans can retrace its origins to the 1880’s in Tekonsha, Michigan. From its beginnings, Randall used glass packaging. The company was dedicated to the production of high quality foods.    Read More

  • Where is your plant located?

The company’s headquarters is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, but all production is still performed in Tekonsha, Michigan.

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