The ratio of real tomatoes that goes into an ounce of Amore Double Concentrated Tomato Paste is much higher than the number of tomatoes in an ounce of typical “concentrated” tomato paste. Approximately 6 tomatoes go into every ounce of our product, versus 4.5 tomatoes in the typical tomato paste product. This results in a more intense taste as well as a slightly higher naturally occurring sugar level.
You should use an equivalent amount, but you will find that using Amore Tomato Paste gives your recipe a fuller tomato flavor.
Yes, by combining 3/8 of cup of Amore Tomato Paste with 1/2 cup of water you will get a rich tomato sauce.
Yes, one half teaspoon of our Amore Anchovy Paste is equivalent to one anchovy fillet.
Our Cooking Paste products have a long shelf life due to the convenient tube packaging. The "Best By Date" is printed on each box and tube. After opening the tubes, they should be refrigerated and used within 45 days for optimal enjoyment.

The Ready-to-Eat Vegetables and Ready-to-Eat Legumes products also have a “Best By Date” printed on the back of each package, please refrigerate any unused product after opening.
No, all our products are Non-GMO Project Verified.
Each package contains specific information as to ingredients used and any potential allergens used in our facility. The only potential allergens for Amore products are the following:
Cooking Pastes:
- Tree Nuts (pine nuts & cashews)
- Fish (anchovies)
Ready-to-Eat Vegetables:
- Wheat
- Tree Nuts
- Dairy
All Amore products are Gluten Free.
The tubes are made of a special aluminum alloy and are manufactured to meet food grade standards. This makes all the products taste less "tinny" than products packed in cans.
No, we're sorry, but our company is not currently set up to sell directly to consumers. There are several mail order sites where you can purchase Amore. Related links: www.amazon.com