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Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT DOES NON-GMO MEAN?

GMO, or genetically modified organisms, are a manipulation of an organism’s genetic material to create combinations of genes that don’t occur in nature. All of our dark chocolate flavors are in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard to ensure that we’re meeting the highest possible standards for GMO avoidance. To learn more, visit: www.nongmoproject.org

WHAT IS FAIR TRADE CHOCOLATE?

A Fair Trade chocolate label guarantees that the farmers who grow the cocoa beans we use in our chocolate are getting paid a fair price, following good agricultural practices, and investing in their farms and communities. All of our dark chocolate flavors are certified by the Fair Trade USA organization. To learn more, visit: www.fairtradeusa.org

ARE barkTHINS PEANUT AND TREE NUT FREE?

No. Some barkTHINS products contain tree nuts as part of the product offering. All barkTHINS are produced and packed in facilities that manufacture products containing peanuts and tree nuts.

ARE barkTHINS GLUTEN FREE?

No. Pretzel & Peppermint Pretzel contain wheat. Since all of our products are produced and packed in the same facility, our other flavors may contains wheat as well.

ARE barkTHINS KOSHER?

Yes, barkTHINS are OUD Certified by the Orthodox Union. To learn more, visit oukosher.org

ARE barkTHINS VEGAN?

No. barkTHINS uses sugar that’s been through a non-vegan refining process.

WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO STORE barkTHINS?

We recommend that all of our customers store barkTHINS in a cool, dry place.

WHATS'S THE SHELF LIFE OF barkTHINS?

If they remain sealed, barkTHINS will stay fresh for 12 months from the time they’re produced. For your convenience, the ‘best by’ date can be found on the back of the bag. But let’s be honest—can you hang onto them for that long?

ARE THERE OTHER FLAVORS YOU NO LONGER CARRY?

Yes. barkTHINS strives to offer the most irresistibly delicious flavors with a unique, craveable taste. We recently retired Milk Chocolate Peanut to focus on our fair trade dark chocolate flavors.