Frequently Asked Questions

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Mission Foods do not use genetically modified ingredients in any of its products. We have a stringent process of checks with our suppliers to ensure that all ingredients are non-genetically modified.

This date is the last day we guarantee our products to meet our high standards for taste and quality.

It is the code date we use to identify the plant that produced the product, the expiration date of the product, and the production line and time. This information helps us for traceability purposes.

Mission Foods products do not contain any of the following ingredients: peanuts, crustacea,fish or tree nuts.

 

We have several products containing Milk ingredients: Mission Extreme Cheese Tortilla Triangles, Mission Cheesy Nachos Chips, Mission Round Plain Pizza Base, Mission Round Garlic & Herb Pizza Base, Mission Rectangle Plain Pizza Base and Mission Rectangle Garlic & Herb Pizza Base

 

The following products contain Soy ingredients: Mission Multi-grain Tortillas, Mission Chilli and Lime Chips, Mission Extreme Cheese Chips, Mission Low Carb Wraps, Mission Tortilla Extra Soft. All of our wraps and tortillas may contain traces of Soy.

 

We do not add any ingredients that contain gluten into the following products: Mission Regular Taco Shells, Mission Jumbo Taco Shells, Mission White Corn Tortilla Strips, Mission Yellow Corn Strips Chips, Mission White Corn Tortillas, Mission Extreme Cheese Corn Chips and Mission Chilli and Lime Corn Chips and Gluten Free Wraps

 

The following all contain Gluten (Wheat, Rye, Barley and/or Oat): All Mission Tortillas (except Corn), Mission Wraps, Mission Pita Breads, Mission Lebanese Breads,  Mission Taco Dinner Kit, Mission Burrito Dinner Kit, Mission Soft Taco Dinner Kit, Mission Pizza Bases, Mission Chapattis and Mission Naan Bread.

 

No. Mission corn tortillas do not contain wheat, rye, barley, or oat ingredients.

 

No, our corn production lines are dedicated to corn products only. Wheat flour tortillas are produced on dedicated lines.

 

There are no wheat ingredients or incidental wheat present in the products or on the lines that produce corn products.

 

All Mission Foods plants have strict food safety programs in place, including a very comprehensive Allergen Control Program.

 

There is no MSG in any Mission products except the Mission Extreme Cheese Tortilla Triangles, Mission Cheesy Nachos Tortilla Triangles and Mission Chilli and Lime Tortilla Triangles

 

We have several products containing ingredients from animal sources: Mission Extreme Cheese Tortilla Triangles, Mission Cheesy Nachos Tortilla Triangles, Mission Round Plain Pizza Base, Mission Round Garlic Pizza Base and Mission Rectangle Plain Pizza Base

 

Preservatives help protect the flavour and the freshness of our products. We use only the minimum amount of preservatives necessary to provide the product its shelf life.

 

No, we discontinued the use of partially hydrogenated oils.

 

No. We are not able to recycle this material in Australia.

 

Cut along the dotted line with scissors. Open top carefully. When done, fold the bag a few times and use a chip clip to keep bag sealed tightly.

 

Wraps are a sandwich with a twist; they are larger than a regular tortilla and come in a variety of flavours. Great for appetizers and party snacks.

 

The difference is only in the diameter. A burrito is approximately 8” to 10” and a soft taco is approximately 6”.

 

The typical corn tortilla size available in all markets is 6” diameter.

 

The shelf life of our Mission products varies depending on their formulation and storage conditions. Following is the typical shelf life of Mission products stored at ambient temperature (unopened package):

Flour tortillas 9 months
Corn tortilla 5 months
Mini Wrap Original 90 days
Whole wheat Mini Wrap 90 days
Wraps 90 days, except Low GI – 4 months 
Taco shells 6months
Dinner kits 6 months
Taco seasoning mix 12 months
Pita bread 90 days
Lebanese bread 90 days
Naan Breads: 9 months
Pizza Bases: 90 days

  

The tortillas can be left at ambient temperature and consumable up until the date printed on the package, if unopened.

 

It depends on the handling conditions the product was exposed to. If you are not going to consume the whole package after opening it, wash your hands, remove the amount of tortillas required and place the remainder in an air tight container. The product should be consumed within 3 days under refrigerated conditions.

 

They may grow mould and become dry.

 

Freeze immediately and use within 3 months. Defrost thoroughly before use. Do not refreeze after defrosting.

 

Freeze immediately and use within 3 months. Defrost thoroughly before use. Do not refreeze after defrosting.