Texas Pete FAQs We won’t leave you wandering the wilderness with unanswered questions. Take a peek at our frequently asked questions, or just give us a holler. Can I freeze Texas Pete Hot Sauce? TW Garner Food Company does not advise freezing our sauces. Can I use expired Texas Pete products? The shelf life of these products reflects the date by which the color, flavor and possibly other characteristics of the product will have declined to the point that it no longer meets company standards. What allergens are in your products? All products manufactured by Garner Foods® are labeled as required by law to indicate the presence or potential presence of any of the “Big Nine”: milk, eggs, nuts, fish, crustaceans, shellfish, wheat, soy, and sesame. The following products contain soy allergens:Texas Pete® Mild Wing SauceTexas Pete® Extra Mild Wing Sauces The following products do not contain allergens but are manufactured on a line that produces products with a soy allergen:Texas Pete® Hot Sauces (Original, Sautéed Garlic, Hotter Hot)Texas Pete® Salsa¡Sabor! by Texas Pete® Mexican-Style Hot SauceCHA! by Texas Pete® Hot Chile Sriracha Sauce The following products do not contain allergens but it is manufactured on a line that processes, Eggs, Fish, Milk, Peanuts, Soy, Shellfish, Tree nuts, and Wheat:Texas Pete® Dust Dry Seasoning Explanations of certifications on your products? Orthodox Union Kosher Pareve – Does not contain meat or dairy. How long does Texas Pete hot sauce last? The shelf life of any product is measured from the date of manufacture and is indicated by the “Best Used By” date which is imprinted on the container or the lid of each product. Does hot sauce go bad if not refrigerated? All of our Texas Pete® Sauces are shelf stable food products that do not require refrigeration after opening. However, as with most food products, ours will stay fresher longer if they are stored in the fridge. We recommend refrigerating CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce. Do you offer coupons? We do offer coupons from time to time. Watch your newspaper inserts for our advertisements containing coupons. Why do some of the Texas Pete Sauces change color over time? Is the sauce still edible after discoloration? Discoloration in food products is caused by—among other things—the presence of air and light and is enhanced by high temperature. While the discoloration might be only cosmetic and cause no effect on the wholesomeness of the product, the rule of thumb is “if in doubt, throw it out.” Are Texas Pete Sauces sold in a store near me? Texas Pete® Sauces are sold in many local stores. If you do not find us in the condiment section of your favorite store, please write and ask. We’ll be glad to help. What size bottles can be purchased online? Check our web store for all the various sizes which are available. Do you offer plant tours? Our Corporate Security Policy, which includes adherence to the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, prohibits our giving tours of our facility. Can I purchase hats, t-shirts, or other promotional items? Yes. Our web store contains many merchandise items including t-shirts, sweatshirts, koozies and more that you can purchase and have shipped directly to you or a friend. Is Texas Pete Hot Sauce iodine free and gluten free? Yes. Does TW Garner Food Company accept ideas from outside the company? While we thank you for thinking of us in this regard, it is our corporate policy not to accept samples, advertising ideas, packaging suggestions, new product ideas and/or improvement suggestions from outside our company. This policy serves to avoid the confusion of ownership that could arise should our team be already engaged in development of something similar to the concept submitted. Any suggestions and/or samples submitted become the property of TW Garner Food Company and may or may not be used by the company.