FAQ

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

Where we Randall Beans sold?
Not in New England. Bigg’s, Remke in Ohio are no longer in business. Our beans might be available in other states by independent grocers that by through a warehouse distribution center. We also benefit from our major vendors who continue to grow and expand to additional states such as Rural King in Florida.
Where the products are produced and the production code description?
TGN22200 = T (Tekonsha), GN (great northern bean). 22 (year it was produced), 200 is the date on the 2022 Julian calendar.

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.

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

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 15.4-, 24- and 48-ounce jars.

What’s the nutritional content of Randall Beans?
No hidden preservatives, no gunky chemicals. Just delicious beans ready for you and your family to eat and enjoy.

What ingredients are in Randall 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, a pinch of sugar and a pinch of salt.

Do I have to soak your beans before using?
No. Randall Beans are fully cooked which eliminates this step.

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

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 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.

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.

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

How do you cook your beans?

Our beans are blanched, filled with brine (sea salt, non GMO sugar, and water), sealed and then pressure cooked with stick guidelines determined by a thermoprocessing authority that is FDA approved.

How are Randall 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 Randall Beans?
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.

Where is the Randall Beans plant located?
The company’s headquarters is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, but all production is still performed in Tekonsha, Michigan.

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