FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When can I call to place an order or ask a question?
Our office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m Eastern Time Monday through Friday. Outside of these hours, we are not available
by phone, but you can contact us via email and we will get your request the
next business day.
you have a storefront or retail location?
A: No. We are a production and distribution facility
only. If you are interested in buying
our products in person, we can help find a retail location or distributor near
you who carries our products.
Q: Can I use Apex Flavors, Inc. products to flavor e-liquids or use them in e-cigarettes or other similar devices?
Our ingredients have not been tested, nor have they been determined safe, for inhalation or use in any electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery systems, electronic cigarettes, or other similar devices (collectively "E-Cigarettes") or in any E-Liquids used with E-Cigarettes. By receiving Apex Flavors, Inc ingredients, the recipient confirms that they will not use these ingredients in connection with the manufacture and distribution of E-Cigarettes, E-Liquids or any component thereof. WE DISCLAIM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, and disclaim all liability in connection with the use of our ingredients in connection with E-Cigarettes and E-Liquids. All such risks are assumed by you and the user.
are several different versions of this flavor.
Which one should I use?
Our products are categorized by use. The
same flavor may have several different formulations, depending on the
application: baking, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, ice cream,
etc. If you need help figuring out which
application a product is formulated for, look at the product number.
No letters after
product number: Baking and general use
for use in alcoholic beverages
Propylene glycol free (clean-label)
Propylene glycol free and TTB-approved for use in alcoholic beverages
What does “TTB approved” mean?
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) regulates ingredients for use in
alcoholic beverages and their labeling on ingredients declarations. Any of our products listed under Beverage
Industry -> Craft Brewing/Wine/Spirits, or with an item number ending in the
letters TTB, has been approved for use in alcoholic beverages. Check the product description for more
information about whether a specific flavor requires an artificial ingredient
Q: What does “WONF” stand for?
A: WONF stands for With Other Natural Flavors, and means that the extract contains natural flavors from other sources than the main flavor ingredient. For example, a tangerine flavor may contain additional natural orange flavor to enhance the citrus notes in the finished extract.
How can I get kosher certificates, specification sheets, Flavor Ingredient Data
Sheets, or Material Safety Data Sheets for your products?
can get a printable spec sheet, MSDS and nutritional fact sheet by following
the links at the bottom of the product page.
If you need a kosher certificate or FID Sheet, send an email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org indicating
the documentation you need, as well as the product name(s) and item number(s). You can also call us at (410) 565-6600. Please note that it may take several days to
receive the requested documentation.
Q: What are your minimum order requirements?
A: We do not have a required minimum order size. You can order as much or as little of our products as you need.
Are there discounts for ordering in large quantities?
offer wholesale pricing on quarts and
gallons only for manufacturers and distributors. If you are interested in receiving wholesale
prices, please fill out the wholesale form. Wholesale orders can be placed over the
phone. If you request and are approved for Wholesale Price Access, you'll be able to order quarts and gallons online at wholesale prices as well. (New feature as of July 16, 2019)
Do you have a catalog of wholesale prices?
A: No. Since
the prices of individual products vary so frequently, we do not distribute a
catalog or list of wholesale prices. If
you want to know a particular product’s wholesale price, we will be happy to
give you a quote via phone or email. If you have wholesale price access for your login, you'll be able to see the wholesale prices on the website.
Do you keep my credit card information on file?
For security reasons, we do not keep any credit card information on file;
please have your credit card information (including expiration date, security
code, and billing zip code) handy when placing an order.
are your products shipped?
A: Our products ship by FedEx or United
States Postal Service.
Can my order be shipped to a P.O. box?
A: Yes, orders can be shipped to P.O.
boxes via USPS.
When will my products arrive?
typically take 3-5 business days to be delivered in the contiguous United
States. Since we are located in Maryland, orders will ship to locations on the East
Coast faster than to West Coast locations. Shipping outside the contiguous United States
will typically take a few extra days for Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and
Mexico. Europe and other international
destinations may take up to two weeks.
my products be shipped overnight or with expedited shipping?
Because they are flammable, most of our products are subject to hazardous
materials shipping restrictions and cannot be shipped by air.
did I get two different tracking numbers for the same order?
order contained items that were back-ordered or not currently in stock. The first tracking number is for the items
that we had in stock; the second tracking number is for a shipment containing
your back-ordered items.
or more of my items is back-ordered.
When will I receive my products?
A: Back-ordered items are the first to be filled when we get a new shipment, so your items will be sent as soon as we restock the materials to fill your order. You will get a tracking email referencing the original order number (see question above).
If you have a question that is not addressed above, please Contact Us.
Years ago, formulating beverages was relatively simple: most consumers just wanted great-tasting products. Today, beverage formulators must maintain their high standards for flavor while adapting to a wide range of label requirements. Modern consumers want products that are clean label, mineral and vitamin-fortified, low-calorie, sustainable, allergen-free, non-GMO, and organic-certified, to name just a few.
Strawberry Kiwi Lemonade Type, Natural Flavor Blend
Strawberry Kiwi Lemonade Type, Natural Flavor Blend can be used in a wide range of still and carbonated beverages. This is an especially refreshing flavor for seltzer. In most applications we recommend a starting use level of 0.20% and adjust to desired impact is achieved.