BUONA AT YOUR GROCER FAQS
We receive many questions, comments, and requests about our company and products. Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions.
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Can I refreeze Buona (beef and meatballs) product once it has been thawed?
For optimal taste and freshness, we do not recommend refreezing our Buona products once it has been completely thawed.
When does product expire?
If kept frozen, product is good through the 4 digit best by date printed on the bottom of the container. Product expires after 5 days, if defrosted.
Can Buona (beef and meatballs) be cooked in a microwave?
For best results, our Buona products are best prepared on the stovetop; however if you prefer to heat in the microwave, you will find easy to follow instructions next to the nutritional facts on our tubs. For Heating Instructions – Click Here.
Where are frozen tubs of Buona Beef available?
Currently, tubs of Buona Beef are located at your nearest Jewel, Aldi, Mariano’s, and Peapod. Tub sizes and availability depends upon specific store locations.
How many servings per container?
The suggested serving size per container is always listed directly under nutritional facts. With that being said, serving size per household can vary depending on how you portion your “sandwich.” We approximate the following number of 4” sandwiches from the various tub sizes: 6lb – 19 sandwiches, 5lb – 15 sandwiches, 4lb – 13 sandwiches; 1.5lb – 4 sandwiches.
What is the frozen block of gravy?
The frozen spice block contains a majority of seasonings and spices that will melt into your gravy and give your Buona Beef sandwich the delicious taste you’re expecting.
I’m noticing a green tint inside my Buona Beef tub, why?
Product contains a frozen spice block that is possible to give our gravy a green tint. This coloring comes from the freezing process and the high quality oregano used in the recipe.
Too spicy, what can I do?
Our family recipe does have a lot of Italian seasonings. You can add water to your preference to dilute the spices.
What is the best way to grill or tailgate with frozen product from Buona tubs?
You can empty thawed product into an aluminum tray or a saucepan of your choice. Place the tray or pan on low heat on the grill until it is warm. Do not bring the gravy to a boil on the grill.