What is HHC? Expand HHC is short for our name "Heavenly Hash Creamery". What is HHC Protein Ice Cream and why is it so special? Expand Heavenly Hash Creamery Ice Cream known as HHC Protein, was created by an oncology nurse specializing in the care and treatment of persons dealing with the effects of cancer and their treatments. Patients often experience extreme weight loss and prolonged healing due to their illness. We have developed flavor profiles intended to stimulate the salivary glands in patients that have difficulty tasting and/or swallowing foods. To support weight management and nutritional needs, our products contain large amounts of easily digestible protein. Additionally, our solution is healthy and without any chalky after taste or texture! HHC Protein contains no artificial colors, fillers, hormones, or soy, and we have very low lactose levels! All HHC Protein Products are Kosher certified. Is HHC Protein Ice Cream gluten free? Expand HHC Protein has been tested by a certified, independent, third-party lab to meet the FDA Standard of Gluten Free. Lab results demonstrate that all flavors of HHC Protein contains less than 5ppm of gluten. Which allergens are in HHC Protein Ice Cream? Expand HHC Protein contains milk. Made in a facility that contain tree nuts, soy, wheat, eggs, dairy. Does HHC Protein Ice Cream contain soy? Expand HHC Protein does not contain any soy products. This is especially important for those diagnosed with cancer, because soy is a natural estrogen and patients with breast cancer are recommended to avoid soy products. Is HHC Protein Ice Cream packaging environmentally friendly? Expand HHC Protein believes in sustainability and protecting our environment. Our paper cup and tab is made of a biodegradable paper form that comes from companies that are SFI ®certified – The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® program promotes sustainable forest management. Can someone who is lactose intolerant eat HHC Protein Ice Cream? Expand Heavenly Hash Creamery Protein Ice Cream can be consumed by people who are lactose intolerant. We use a milk protein isolate that has been laboratory tested and shown to be less than 2.55g per 4oz serving. Most studies show that individuals with lactose intolerance do not experience symptoms after ingesting small amounts of lactose-containing foods. In general, up to 12 grams of lactose (the equivalent of 1 cup of milk) in a single dose can be tolerated without significant symptoms, especially if taken with other foods.1 Most people with lactose intolerance, including children, can tolerate up to 2 cups of milk a day, divided into smaller quantities.2,3 Suchy FJ et al. NIH Consensus Development Conference Statement: lactose intolerance and health. NIH Consens State Sci Statements2010;27:1-27. Heyman MB. Lactose intolerance in infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatrics2006;118:1279-1286. Zaitlin P et al. Mistaken beliefs and the facts about milk and dairy foods. Nutr Today2013;48:135-143. What type of protein does HHC Protein Ice Cream use? Expand Our highly nutritious milk protein isolate is the main source of protein in Heavenly Hash Creamery Protein Ice Cream. Our protein produces a clean, sweet flavor and aroma with enhanced texture and consistency. The stability of our product is excellent and has a long shelf life. What kind of sugar does HHC Protein Ice Cream put in their ice cream? Expand We don't believe in using artificial ingredients. HHC Protein, the ice cream is sweetened with natural cane sugar grown in Florida, USA We DO NOT use sugar alcohols either. Reason being, sugar alcohols ( polyols) used in most other products are associated with adverse symptoms like nausea, gas, and bloating. Examples of more frequently used polyols include simple alditols such as erythritol, xylitol, D-glucitol (sorbitol), and D-mannitol and disaccharide sugar alcohols such as maltitol, lactitol, and isomalt Can people with swallowing issues eat HHC Protein Ice Cream? Expand HHC Protein is ideal for those with dysphagia and other swallowing issues. Our ice cream is considered a transitional food. Thorough testing of our products indicate an IDDSI (The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative) Level 4 (Puree) when served cold and IDDSI Level 3 (moderately thick) at room temperature F.A.Q's About CBD and Hemp Is CBD the same as Hemp? Expand Cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) are derived from the Hemp plant. Products containing CBD, other cannabinoids, or any part of the Hemp plant are considered “Hemp Extract” and will be subject to Rule 5K-4.034, FAC. “Hemp Extract” means a substance or compound intended for ingestion that is derived from or contains Hemp and that does not contain other controlled substances. What is the difference between Hemp and marijuana? Expand They are both varieties of the plant Cannabis sativa L. However, Hemp has a total THC level that does not exceed 0.3% on a dry weight basis. Marijuana has THC levels that exceed this amount. What kind of Hemp products does the State of Florida- FDACS Division of Food Safety regulate? Expand Any Hemp Extract or product containing Hemp Extract intended for human ingestion will be regulated by the Division of Food Safety. Hemp Extract products intended for animal ingestion will be regulated by the FDACS Division of Agricultural Environmental Services. Find out more at https://www.fdacs.gov/Divisions-Offices/Agricultural-Environmental-Services What kind of health claims are allowed to make on Hemp Extract Product? Expand NONE! Any statement or claim, either on the package itself or on any advertisement for the product, that the Hemp Extract is intended to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent a disease is not allowed How can I verify that the Hemp products that I buy are safe and have acceptable levels of THC? Expand This is accomplished through laboratory testing. All Hemp food products must be accompanied by a lab report called a “Certificate of Analysis.” This report must represent the product and verify through laboratory testing. Our ice cream cup has the required scannable barcode or quick response code linked to the certificate of analysis of the hemp extract performed by an independent testing laboratory. The report will also inform you of any pesticides, heavy metals and solvents are present. Are there any additional storage requirements for Hemp Extract food products? Expand Hemp Extract must be packaged in containers that minimize exposure to light. To prevent the degradation of cannabinoids, storage at or below room temperature is recommended.