About Us – Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about soy?
Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Q1: Does SOYJOY® contain trans-fats?

A: No, SOYJOY® does not contain trans-fats. And because trans-fats are not part of a healthy diet, SOYJOY® does not include any hydrogenated oils.

Q2: Does SOYJOY® contain gluten?

A: No. Gluten comes from wheat, rye and barley, which are NOT used as ingredients in SOYJOY®.

Q3: Does SOYJOY® contain genetically modified (GMO) soy or any artificial sweeteners?

A: No way. SOYJOY® is made with non-GMO soy and does not contain any artificial sweeteners. It’s naturally sweetened.

Q4: If I am allergic to peanuts or other nuts can I eat SOYJOY®?

A: You should not eat SOYJOY® if you’re allergic to any nut or seed. SOYJOY® may contain nuts, seeds or nut/seed by-products.

Q5: Is SOYJOY® a meal-replacement bar?

A: No, SOYJOY® is not a meal-replacement bar, but more of an anytime snack. Sometimes, our busy schedules make missing a meal unavoidable. SOYJOY® can be enjoyed as part of a meal on the go.

Q6: What kind of fat does SOYJOY® contain?

A: SOYJOY® is made with whole soy, which contains natural soy oils. These soy oils contain omega-3 fatty acids, which are a healthy type of fat.

Q7: Maltodextrin is listed as an ingredient in SOYJOY®. What is it?

A: Maltodextrin is a natural source of fibre derived from corn.

Q8: My SOYJOY appears to be dark in colour and dry. Was it over baked?

A: No. SOYJOY is made from all-natural ingredients and baked in an oven. The colour will naturally vary, and some SOYJOY flavours look dark because they begin with ingredients that are darker in colour. The texture of SOYJOY has been compared most often to that of a biscotti or baked cookie.

Q9: Is SOYJOY® a diet bar?

A: No, SOYJOY® is a snack that helps people maintain active, healthy lifestyles. It is a delicious, nutritious and convenient treat that satisfies and curbs hunger between meals.

Q10: Why is SOYJOY® smaller than other snacks?

A: SOYJOY® is designed for portion control. It’s just the right size for a healthy, nutritious snack that satisfies without causing overindulgence.

Q11: Is soy as good a source of protein as meat, chicken and fish?

A: Yes. These are all complete proteins. Soy is a complete protein because it contains all of the amino acids essential for human nutrition.

Q12: Is it safe for women to eat SOYJOY® during pregnancy?

A: Absolutely—safe, and good for you. SOYJOY® contains nutrients your body needs during pregnancy: protein, iron and fibre. However, if you are sensitive to any of the ingredients listed on the label, you should not eat SOYJOY®. Check with your obstetrician for more information.

Q13: Can children eat SOYJOY®?

A: Yes. Your kids will love the delicious taste, and you can feel confident because SOYJOY® contains only 130–140 calories, and is made with whole soy and dried fruit. Children can enjoy SOYJOY® as part of an overall healthy diet.

Q14: How do I store SOYJOY®? How can I tell when a SOYJOY® has expired?

A: Store SOYJOY® in a cool, dry place until you’re ready to enjoy. There is a "Best By" date stamped on the wrapper. We don't recommend consuming after this date because we cannot guarantee the optimal taste and texture after that time.

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