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Frequently Asked \nQuestions

Q: What is 8th Continent, L.L.C.?
A: 8th Continent is owned by Stremicks Heritage Foods.

 

Q: I've heard that soymilk is good for your heart. Why?
A: 8th Continent contains ingredients that can help lower cholesterol*, reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke**

 

* 25 grams of soy protein a day, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. 8th Continent Soymilk contains 6.25 grams of soy protein per 8oz serving.


** Diets containing foods that are good sources of potassium and low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke

 

Q: Is there calcium in 8th Continent soymilk?
A: Yes. In fact, 8th Continent soymilks contain as much calcium as a serving of dairy milk. 8th Continent soymilks are also fortified with Vitamin D, which helps your body absorb calcium needed to help prevent bone loss.

 

Q: What other health benefits does 8th Continent soymilk provide?
A: 8th Continent is not only good for your heart health, it also contains calcium, vitamins and other ingredients that can help your whole body. Learn more about the health benefits of 8th Continent Soymilk.

 

Q: I pour 8th Continent soymilk on my cereal. What other ways can I use 8th Continent Soymilk?
A: Blend 8th Continent vanilla soymilk with fruit and yogurt in your blender to make a delicious smoothie. You can make a frozen peachy pop; or use it to make pancakes. These recipes and many more are located here. More than 50 healthy and delicious recipes have just been added to our site. In fact, because you can substitute 8th Continent soymilk one-for-one for dairy milk in most of your own recipes, the possibilities are endless.

 

Q: Can I use 8th Continent soymilk for baking?
A: Absolutely! 8th Continent soy milk is excellent for baking, it works especially well in muffins, pancakes and waffles, and baked desserts like bread pudding and rice pudding. Just substitute it for the amount of milk in your favorite recipe, or try the tasty recipes here.  These recipes have been developed specifically for 8th Continent soymilk.

 

Q: I used to buy 8th Continent soymilk in my grocery store and now it is gone. Where else can I find your product?
A: To easily help you find 8th Continent soymilk in a store near you, use the product locator on our website. All you need to do is type in your area and the location of the store nearest you that carries 8th Continent will come up. You can also approach the dairy manager at your local grocery store and ask them to bring back your favorite 8th Continent soymilk.

 

Q: How should 8th Continent soymilk be stored?
A: Just like dairy milk, 8th Continent must be refrigerated between 33°F and 40°F. That will keep your product fresh and tasty.

 

Q: How long does 8th Continent stay fresh?
A: Unopened, 8th Continent will be fresh until the Best Before date on your carton. Once opened, your soymilk will last about 10 days when refrigerated.

 

Q: Today's date is past the Best Before date printed on the carton. Can I still drink it?
A: We recommend consuming 8th Continent before the Best Before date on your carton. Soymilk spoils just like dairy milk and will smell sour when it is bad.

 

Q: How long can I keep 8th Continent soymilk once it is opened?
A: For the best freshness and flavor, we recommend that you keep opened 8th Continent soymilk no longer than 10 days after opening.

 

Q: Can I use 8th Continent soymilk if it has been opened for more than 10 days?
A: For the best freshness and flavor, we recommend that you keep 8th Continent soymilk no longer than 10 days after opening.

 

Q: Can I freeze 8th Continent soymilk?
A: Freezing (and thawing) soymilk can change the flavor, consistency, and possibly the nutritional value and can also cause the carton to expand and possibly rupture when the soymilk expands at that temperature. We do not recommend freezing soymilk.

 

Q: What is WomenHeart?
A: WomenHeart is the only National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease that provides support, information, and advocacy for the 8 million women in the U.S. living with heart disease.

 

Q: Where can I find 8th Continent soymilk in the grocery store?
A: It can be found in the refrigerated dairy?section. Visit our product locator to find a store near you that sells 8th Continent soymilk

 

Q: What varieties of 8th Continent soymilk are available?
A: 8th Continent soymilks come in three delicious flavors - Original, Vanilla and Chocolate. You also have a choice of Regular, Light or Fat Free soymilks, and now we have introduced 8th Continent Complete with added Fiber, Calcium and Omega-3 DHA.  Visit our product section for nutritional and other information about our soymilk.

 

Q: What sizes of 8th Continent soymilk are available?
A: Currently, our soymilks are available in 64oz refrigerated cartons only.

 

Q: Are 8th Continent products dairy free?
A: All 8th Continent soymilks are completely dairy free and safe for people with dairy allergies. Visit our product section for nutritional and other information on our soymilk or our recipe section for great dairy-free recipes.

 

Q: Are 8th Continent products gluten free?
A: All 8th Continent soymilks are gluten free and can be consumed by people who are sensitive to gluten. Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye.

 

Q: Are 8th Continent products casein-free?
A: Yes. Casein is a protein found in the milk of mammals. 8th Continent does not come from the milk of mammals, but 8th Continent is considered a good source of protein.

 

Q: Does 8th Continent soymilk contain any other allergens?
A: Of the top eight allergens, 8th Continent contains only soy.The top eight food allergens, which account for 90 percent of all documented food allergies are: Milk, Eggs, Peanuts, Tree Nuts (such as almonds, cashews, walnuts), Fish (such as bass, cod, flounder), Shellfish (such as crab, lobster, shrimp) and Soy Wheat.

 

Q: Are 8th Continent soymilks certified Kosher?
A: 8th Continent is Kosher circle UD certified.

 

Q: Is 8th Continent soymilk a vegan product?
A: 8th Continent soymilks are completely vegan and do not contain any animal products.

 

Q: Where does 8th Continent buy its soy?
A: 8th Continent sources soy from its soy partner, The Solae Company. For more information, visit www.solae.com.