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Coco Yogo is free from the most popular allergens, such as dairy, gluten, soy, peanuts, and eggs. If you have an allergy or intolerance to tree nuts please pay careful attention to the ingredients listed on each product. Hide Answer

Yes, all ingredients are plant based and prepared in a kitchen that only handles fruits and fresh produce. Hide Answer

All Coco Yogo products are prepared in a cold kitchen using ingredients that are not processed. (sweeteners such as agave, maple and local date dhibbs are however used). Hide Answer

Yes, we use coconuts and cashew to replace dairy, and nuts such as almonds Hide Answer

All products are made to order, unpasteurised, without preservatives and refined sugar. with a shelf life of 3-5 days if stored in a refrigerator and chilled to at least 5 degrees. Hide Answer

Coconut allergy is very rare, however there is always that one in a million case. For further information on this topic we suggest that you do your own research before purchasing any of our products. You may find information from this article very useful.

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Coconut oil is just the oil that is extracted from the meat wihtout the fibre. Coconut butter is the whole meat of the coconut pureed into a creamy buttery paste.

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Coconut butter is made from dehydrated coconut, there is no need to store it in a refrigerator. Keeping it in the fridge will make it turn it turn rock hard. If this happens, you can easily melt it by placing the jar into a bowl of hot water and stir until every is completely soft. Hide Answer

Coconut butter is solid at room temperature and will turn into liquid at temperatures above 75 degrees. Hide Answer

Coconut butter has many usages.  Some of my favourite ones are to thicken smoothies, even a green one. Add to non dairy porridge to make it nice and creamy.  Can be added to curry sauces at the end of the cooking, just 1 tbsp will do. Melted and drizzled over pancakes with fruit. Super yummy with sweet potatoes and a dash of cinnamon.  For more coconut butter inspired recipes, check out the The Coconut Mama for some healthy and delicious coconut butter inspired recipes.

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The answer is no, and also not recommended for microwaves. Unlike coconut oil, the butter will burn very quickly and will turn brown. Hide Answer

If you check the bottom of our tubs, you will notice a small triangular symbol with the No. 5. (Plastic #5 – PP Polypropylene). According to Natural Society, this is one of the safer plastics to look for.  They go on to say that Polypropylene is recycled into brooms, auto battery cases, bins, pallets, signal lights, ice scrapers, and bycycle racks.

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This is just the nature of coconuts. Because the coconut butter contains the fibre, the oil will always eventually rise to the top when melted. If it is not soft enough to stir, just place the jar in a bowl of hot water and mix it up. Hide Answer

Nutrition

Yes they do. A non-dairy mix of dextrose, Bifidobacterium longum, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus. Hide Answer

Probiotics are the naturally occurring, beneficial bacteria found in your digestive tract. These beneficial bacteria help you digest your food and keep your digestive system running smoothly. However, not all of the bacteria found in your intestinal tract are beneficial. Hide Answer

Nutritional yeast is deactivated yeast and contains a significant source of B vitamins. It imparts a cheesy flavour and it is one of the ingredients that we use in our cream cheese. Hide Answer