What makes your products different from other high protein products?
Our products taste great
Our products are made with the finest ingredients
Our products are 35% protein
Our products are 10-12% fiber
Our products 44-53% carbohydrate
Our products are 4-11% fat
Our products are 0-5% saturated fat
Our products are free from wheat / gluten
Our products are free from cholesterol
Our products are free from trans fats
Our products are free from synthetic sugars & sugar alcohols
Our products are designed for today’s on-the-go consumer
Our products are here for a lifetime of better-for-you snacking and are not part of a food fad or fad diet.
How do you determine 3x eggs = 12g of protein?
Serving Size: 1
small (38 grams)
Protein 4.8 grams
Small 5g / Medium 6g / Large 6g of Protein
Small egg (38 grams): 4.9 grams of protein
Medium egg (44 grams): 5.7 grams of protein
Large egg (50 grams): 6.5 grams of protein
Extra-large egg (56 grams): 7.3 grams of protein
Jumbo egg (63 grams): 8.2 grams of protein
Are your products low carbohydrate? No. Our aim is to make products that are a balance of protein, carbs, fiber, and low saturated fats. The “Protein” products range from 10 to 12 carbohydrates per 34g serving, with 2-4g of fiber per 34 g serving. They are 1-4g sugar (teaspoon or less). Calories are 120-130.
Pass the Peas come in 1.0-z. servings - 110-115 calories; 6g protein 2.5g fat; 16-17g carb; 1g fiber (net carbs are 15-16g); and 2-3g sugar (less than a teaspoon)
How do you determine net carbs? By subtracting the total grams of fiber from the total grams of carbohydrate. Fiber has no calories and has minimal impact on blood sugar.
Why do you use cane sugar? All common sugar is sucrose – a combination of glucose and fructose molecules. This is true whether is comes from beet or cane and is frequently bleached to get the color white. We use is an unrefined brown sugar. We use it for sparingly for its clean taste in our sweeter products.
Why do you use Stevia? Stevia is recognized as a natural sweetener and has GRAS status (Generally Regarded as Safe) with the FDA.
Do you use sugar alcohols such maltitol and manitol? No, as they can cause gastrointestinal distress.
Are all of Kay’s products Gluten-free? Yes. The entire line has been gluten-free since 2008. The manufacturing facility became certified gluten free in December 2010 and is a dedicated gluten free facility.
What grains are you using? Corn flour and rice flour in the Protein Cereals Snacks, Chips, Puffs, Pretzels Sticks & Cookie Bites. Only a small amount of organic corn starch in Dill Pickle Pass the Peas.
Are the soy isolate, rice flour and corn flour non-GMO? Soy isolate & rice flour, yes. Corn starch is not. Pass the Peas are Non-GMO Project Verified.
What allergens are in your plant? Soy, tree nuts (almond butter & almond meal), and milk/dairy (cheese). All products are run on the same line. Our manufacturer has a strict HACCP program for cleaning between product runs and are Global Food Safety Initiative (BRC Standard) certified.
What products dairy free? All flavors of Pass the Peas, plus Protein Cereals, Honey & Almond Protein Cookie Bites, and Almond Delight Protein Puffs, are Pass the Peas are Dairy Free dairy free.
What products nut free? All flavors of Pass the Peas, plus Apple Cinnamon & French Vanilla Protein Cereals, Chili Nacho Cheese & Crispy Parmesan Protein Chips, Cinnamon Toast, Jalapeno Honey-Mustard & Original Pretzel Sticks, Veggie Pizza and Mac & Cheese Protein Puffs are nut-free.
What products are vegetarian? Our entire line is vegetarian.
What products are vegan? All flavors of Pass the Peas & Original Pretzels.
Where is the product sold? We are found on many websites, in weight loss clinics and gyms around the country, and in many retail stores. We can be found in HEB, Albertson’s, Hy-Vee, Giant Eagle, & Jewel Osco. You can always request that your local store stock these great products.
Who are your distributors? UNFI, Select Nutrition, KeHE, Lomar, Super Natural Distributors, Ron-Mar.
Who manufactures for you? Kay’s Processing, LLC. The 95,000 square foot facility is located in Clara City, Minnesota on a rail line and two major truck routes. It is certified for BRC, gluten free, kosher and organic products.