Do you have a question about a product or recipe? We're here to help. Find all of the answers to the most commonly asked questions about Country Crock® here.
How is Country Crock® different than dairy butter?
Country Crock® is a spread made with oils from plants, whereas butter is made with milk or cream from cows.
Country Crock® has less saturated fat per serving than dairy butter, but still has a delicious buttery taste.
Country Crock® products also tend to be softer out of the fridge for easy spreading.
Where can I buy Country Crock® products?
Country Crock® is available at all major grocery stores in Canada.
OUR INGREDIENTS & NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
Is Country Crock® better for me than dairy butter?
Country Crock® products are all made of plant-based oils – a source of good fats.
Because we use plant-based oils, all our Country Crock® products contain less saturated fat than dairy butter, as well as zero cholesterol.
Are Country Crock® products gluten-free?
None of our products contain gluten ingredients. All Country Crock® products are tested as gluten-free. Please also refer to the product labels, which are clearly marked to help guide you through your Country Crock® spread choices.
Are Country Crock® products Kosher?
Yes, all Country Crock® products are certified Kosher.
Are Country Crock® products okay for vegan diets?
Country Crock® Plant Butter is suitable for vegan diets.
Upfield defines “vegan” as food products that are made with no animal-derived ingredients. A “vegan diet” includes Plant-Based foods and strictly excludes foods produced with animal-derived ingredients (such as meat, milk and eggs). “Plant-Based” food products are made with plant ingredients (such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds and/or legumes) and no animal-derived ingredients.
Is Country Crock® dairy-free?
Country Crock is free from dairy and lactose ingredients. However it is not tested in production as Dairy Free.
Does Country Crock® contain cholesterol?
No, all our spreads are completely cholesterol-free.
Does Country Crock® contain artificial ingredients?
The primary ingredients of Country Crock® Original is a blend of plant-based oils, water, and salt.
Country Crock® Original contains no artificial preservatives or flavours.
Why use palm oil?
Palm oil, which comes from the flesh of the palm plant, is a harder Plant-Based fat that gives our products the right consistency so that they can be spread easily.
Is the palm oil certified sustainable?
We use palm oil in some of our products for taste and texture. As a proud member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), in 2019 we are committed to sourcing 100% of our palm oil from physically certified sources and ensuring that the palm oil in our supply chain is traceable. Please visit Upfield.com to learn more about our commitment.
COOKING & BAKING WITH COUNTRY CROCK
Can I cook with Country Crock® Spreads?
Yes! Country Crock® is great for cooking
Can I bake with Country Crock Spreads?
Country Crock spreads have a lower fat content and cannot always be swapped 1:1, particularly in baking. You can find all the right measurements and baking recipes in our Country Crock® "Recipes”.
What’s the best way to store Country Crock® and keep it fresh?
Always refrigerate the product after every use and use a clean knife every time you dive in.
Can I freeze Country Crock®?
Country Crock® products are most delicious when they are fresh – so we don’t recommend freezing them.
Are the containers microwave and dishwasher safe?
Our tubs are not dishwasher-safe or microwaveable. They can be recycled and hand-washed to use again.
Are your tubs recyclable?
All our plastic tubs and lids are recyclable. To learn more on recycling in your area, visit how2recycle.info.