Frequently Asked Questions

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Do Patak’s® products contain Gluten?

Please refer to the product labels for details on product-specific questions. None of our sauces, pickles, spice pastes and chutneys use wheat or other gluten-containing ingredients.

What’s in the “spices” found in product ingredient lists?

The spice mixes vary depending on the product. The spice mixes on our products may contain in varying proportions: Asafetida, Cardamom, Chili (Capsicum annuum), Cinnamon, Clove, Cilantro, Cumin, Curry Leaf, Fennel, Fenugreek, Ginger, Mustard (allergen)*, Nutmeg, Paprika, Black Pepper, Star Anise, Turmeric.

* Mustard is considered a priority food allergen in some countries, so we include it on all our labels when it is added to the recipe.

Are Patak’s® products suitable for vegetarians?

Patak’s® has a great range of products that are suitable for vegetarians, but please refer to the product information on the label.

What vegetable oil is used in Patak’s® products?

Patak’s® products use Canola oil rather than Palm oil.

Do Patak’s® products have artificial flavors, colors or preservatives?

Most of our products do not contain artificial flavors, colors or preservatives; however, please refer to the label of each product for full details.

What is the best way to store Patak’s® Cooking Sauces?

Before being opened, Patak’s® Cooking Sauces should be stored at room temperature, but once opened the product should be used immediately. If the spare sauce is transferred into a clean plastic food container with a sealable lid it may be stored for 24 hours in the fridge before following the original label’s cooking instructions.

Can your cooked recipes be frozen?

Once the Patak’s® product has been cooked up following the label cooking instructions, the meal can be frozen. Please refer to the manufacturer of your freezer for instructions and storage duration.

Can I use Patak’s® Spice Paste without cooking?

No. The product must not be consumed uncooked; this is because Patak’s® pastes are made with some unprocessed spices.

Do Patak’s® products contain Garlic?

Garlic is an essential ingredient in our range of sauces and pastes. But please refer to the label for the full list of ingredients.

Do Patak’s® products contain Onion?

All Patak’s® Cooking Sauces contain onion, as well as many of our Spice Pastes.