Where does Forty Thieves source ingredients from?
We use only the best ingredients from around the world to produce our natural nut butters:
Does Forty Thieves use any nuts that are grown in New Zealand?
Our gold-medal-winning nut butter; Salted Macadamia is made using Macadamia nuts that are grown right here in New Zealand!
Which Forty Thieves Nut Butters contain 100% nuts?
Forty Thieves offers a number of wholesome nut butters that contain 100% whole nuts. This includes:
What kind of chocolate does Scorched Almond and Hazelnut Crunch contain?
Our chocolate nut butters are made with stoneground, organic, fair-trade Ecuadorian cocoa, that’s produced in New Zealand. The delicious flavour of using quality chocolate is what makes our Scorched Almond and Hazelnut Crunch butters so good….and award-winning! They have received a silver medal and bronze medal respectively.
How smooth is “Smooth”?
Our “smooth” nut butters like Peanut Butter Smooth or Almond Butter smooth are what we call a ‘textured’ smooth. We have perfected a bespoke grind set up to leave a little bit of grit so that you can still feel an essence of the nut.
How crunchy is “Crunchy”?
Our crunchy nut butters are extremely crunchy! We’ve been told by our top fans that our Peanut Butter Crunchy is the crunchiest they have tried. We’ve made sure that our crunchy nut butters are packed with crunchy pieces while still being smooth enough to spread on toast.
Are Forty Thieves Nut Butters vegan?
Yes, all of our nut butter products are 100% plant-based / vegan.
Are Forty Thieves Nut Butters dairy-free?
Yes, all of our nut butter products are plant-based therefore dairy-free.
Are Forty Thieves Nut Butters gluten-free?
Although not certifiably ‘gluten-free’; all ingredients used are gluten-free, and no additional gluten is present in our production facilities or process.
Are Forty Thieves Nut Butters palm-oil free?
Yes, all our products are palm-oil free including our Chocolate Hazelnut and Chocolate Almond Butters. We only use ingredients that are sustainably sourced which is why we choose to keep our products free from palm oil.
Are Forty Thieves Nut Butters made in New Zealand?
All our nut butters are proudly made by our team of “Production Unicorns’ (using magic powers to create the most delicious nut butters!) in our boutique factory on the sunny Hibiscus Coast, New Zealand.
Who started Forty Thieves?
Forty Thieves was founded by husband and wife team; Brent and Shyr Godfrey. With complementary skills in business and design and a shared passion for healthy living and a balanced diet, the duo started producing their first nut butters in 2006.
Are Forty Thieves Nut Butters healthy?
Yes, when enjoyed as part of a balanced diet, nuts and seeds offer a range of nutritional benefits. These include heart healthy fats, protein, fibre, minerals and vitamins. Our nut butters are made with no or little sugar, no added oils, no preservatives, emulsifiers or additives and a minimum of 75% whole nuts. We also offer a number of of nut butters that are 100% pure nuts!
What are “hidden gems” and what are they doing in my nut butters?
You’ll often hear us say that our nut butters are “Naturally Packed with Hidden Gems” – Mother Nature’s gems that is! We like to think of the abundance of minerals, vitamins and other healthy properties present in natural superfoods likes nuts and seeds, as ‘Hidden Gems’. These include protein, heart-healthy fats, fibre, Selenium, heart-healthy fats, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, as well as Vitamin B and E to name a few.
Which Forty Thieves Nut Butters are award-winning?
Many of our nut butters have won an award for their delicious texture and overall flavour.