Our Tempeh/FAQ

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              Wild Rice, Great Northern Bean & Wild Crafted Mushroom Tempeh.

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Black Bean, Red Quinoa & Hemp Seed Tempeh.

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French Lentil Tempeh.

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  Oat Groat, Black Current, Chia Seed & Flax Seed Tempeh.

Why is my Tempeh Black? – (Tempeh Sporulation)
Tempeh is a fungus, like other fungi tempeh releases spores. Sometimes when you buy tempeh you may see black dark discoloration. This is not spoilage but in fact, it is the tempeh trying to reproduce itself! Tempeh is grown from a starter culture (which is sporulated tempeh that has been ground up & dried) This starter culture inoculates the fresh substrate ( beans) and a new growth cycle begins! The tempeh then sporulates again and is either eaten or made into starter culture.
Sometimes Tempeh can appear slimy and smelly some describe it as sour dewy or fishy this is also a normal occurrence.
If your tempeh has any red or orange discoloration discard it. That is the only tell tale sign of contamination.

¿Por qué mi Tempe Black? – (esporulación de tempe) El tempe es un hongo, al igual que otros hongos, el tempe libera esporas. A veces, cuando compra tempe, puede ver decoloración negra oscura. Esto no es un deterioro, pero de hecho, ¡es la temperata que intenta reproducirse! Tempe se cultiva a partir de un cultivo iniciador (que es tempe esporulado que se ha molido y secado) Este cultivo iniciador inocula el sustrato fresco (frijoles) y comienza un nuevo ciclo de crecimiento. El tempe luego esporula nuevamente y se come o se convierte en cultivo iniciador. A veces, Tempe puede parecer viscoso y maloliente, algunos lo describen como rocío agrio o a pescado, esto también es una ocurrencia normal. Si su tempe tiene decoloración roja o naranja, deséchela. Esa es la única señal reveladora de contaminación.

Do You Ship?- Yes, We ship to California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico & New York.

¿Envían? – Sí, enviamos a California, Oregón, Washington, Idaho, Arizona, Nuevo México y Nueva York.

Do you have UPC Codes? – Yes, all of our products have a scan-able UPC bar code which can be registered in your system

¿Tienes códigos UPC? – Sí, todos nuestros productos tienen un código de barras UPC escaneable que puede registrarse en su sistema

Do You have a Dun & Bradstreet Number? – Yes: 031007053.

¿Tiene un número Dun & Bradstreet? – Sí: 031007053.

Wholesale Information –

Grocery & Retail Stores. Download our Wholesale Information PDF

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Restaurant Accounts Download our Wholesale Information PDF

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Contact us for more information Or To Place Your First Order :

Contáctenos para más información o para hacer su primer pedido:

By Phone: 541-799-4235

or By Email: Triaprimallc.soyfree@gmail.com


Note: Tria Prima Tempeh does not accept liability for ANY Tempeh that has been improperly stored or used.

This means if you :

1) Forget to take the outer bag off when storing your Tempeh in the fridge. (Applicable to unpasteurized only)

2) Forget to put it in the freezer or fridge. (Tempeh will spoil if you keep it at room temp or hotter)

3.) If you consume Tempeh that has been left thawed in the fridge AFTER the recommended 5-7 days. ( Applicable to unpasteurized only)

4.) Consume Tempeh which has been left in the fridge for longer than 1 month. (Applicable to pasteurized Tempeh only)