Pacific Foods Broth Review & Giveaway

Organic Beef BrothOrganic Vegetable BrothOrganic Free Range Chicken Broth

I like to make my own chicken broth, but there are times when I don’t have any, or it’s not thawed.  In those cases I almost always turn to Pacific Natural Foods broths.

That’s why I was thrilled when they contacted me to do a review this fall.  As the weather turns cooler and the holidays approach, broths are perfect for making soups, stews, and gravies as well as adding flavor to rice, stuffing, and potato dishes.

I really like all of the Pacific Natural Foods broths.  They have great flavor and use natural ingredients.  All of their broths are gluten free.  You can use their product guide to find out what allergens are in any of their products.  You will also find a list of their gluten-free products on the special diets page.

The organic free range chicken broth is probably the product I use the most.  The quart size container is usually perfect for making soups.  If I need less than a quart for a recipe, I put the remainder in the refrigerator and use it for another meal.

The ingredients in the chicken broth are: Organic chicken broth (filtered water, organic chicken), Organic chicken flavor (organic chicken flavor, sea salt), Natural chicken flavor (chicken stock, salt), Sea salt, Organic evaporated cane juice, Organic onion powder, Turmeric, Organic flavor

One cup does contain 570 mg of sodium, but if you are watching your sodium intake you can opt for the low sodium version which has only 70 mg of sodium.

I have found that pouring from the cartons is a bit tricky.  If you try to pour too fast it comes out in bursts and results in splashes.  The key is to pour slowly. Don’t tilt the carton much and you will have a nice slow but steady stream without any splashing.

Pacific Natural Foods also makes delicious soups and dairy free beverages.  Their hazelnut chocolate is a favorite of mine.  If you can eat dairy, they sell gluten-free condensed soups.  I have never tried these, but I certainly would if I was eating dairy products.

If you have never tried the Pacific Natural Foods broths, or even if you have, be sure to enter the giveaway below.

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The Giveaway:  Pacific Natural Foods is giving away an assortment of their gluten-free broths to one winner.  The giveaway is limited to US residents.

To enter you must leave a comment on this post, not on my Facebook page and not an email.  If you receive my updates by email, click on the underlined title and it will take you to my blog page where you can leave a comment.

Leave a separate comment for each entry:

  • Leave a comment on this post telling me if you have tried their broths.
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  • Post this giveaway on Facebook, Twitter, or mention it in a blog post (only one entry)

The giveaway will end on Friday, October 28th at 11:00 pm eastern time.  The randomly chosen winner will be contacted by email and will have 24 hours to respond after being contacted.

Disclaimer:  I was provided with free products but was not paid for this review.  The opinions in this post are my own.




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Comments

  1. I love their chicken broth as well. Haven’t had a chance to try any other of their products, but definitely need to! Thanks for sharing the tip on pouring :)

  2. I am subscribed to your blog.

  3. Tweeted about the giveaway as well! Thanks Linda!

  4. Jessie C. says:

    I’d love to try their broth, maybe to switch to it for holiday recipes.

  5. Jessie C. says:

    Like Pacific Natural Foods on Facebook
    Jessie c.

  6. Jessie C. says:

    Subscribe to this blog

  7. Jessie C. says:
  8. I love Pacific broths and soups!

  9. I have ‘liked’ Pacific on Facebook.

  10. I subscribe to your blog.

  11. Tanya Osborne says:

    I use Pacific Broths alot…I love them because they make a low sodium version. We use the Vegetable and the Chicken broths…I don’t even bother making my own broths :). Organic and low sodim…can’t get any better for me…

  12. Tanya Osborne says:

    I’ve “liked” Pacific Foods on Facebook!

  13. Tanya Osborne says:

    I subscribe to this blog…

  14. I have tried the Pacific Gluten Free Soups and they are very good! The broths I have NOT tried…I am sure they are just as good!

  15. Tanya Osborne says:

    I’ve tweeted and Facebook shared… :)

  16. Cindy Winther says:

    I use Pacific brands all the time. I think the flavor is wonderful.

  17. Cindy Winther says:

    I subscribe to your blog via email.

  18. Kathleen says:

    I use the chicken broth for making risotto.

  19. Kathleen says:

    I subscribe to this blog via e-mail.

  20. Kathleen says:

    I “liked” Pacific Brands on Facebook.

  21. I’ve tried the chicken broth and vegetable broth. Both are excellent.

  22. I ‘like’ on FB.

  23. I am subcribed via RSS.

  24. I subscribe to your blog.

  25. I have tried one of their soups and it was very good. I have also used one of their broths which was good also. Need to try some more though.

  26. Mary Crans says:

    I subscribe to your blog, have friended you and Pacific Natural Foods on facebook and would love to try their products! m.

  27. Sarah DJ says:

    I got a carton on manager’s special from Kroger once – it was good!

  28. Sarah DJ says:

    I liked them on FB.

  29. Sarah DJ says:

    I subscribe to your blog via email!

  30. Shari Hegland says:

    I’ve used their low-sodium broths to make soup and really like it. I’m waiting for another cold day to try some of the premade soups – they sound terrific.

  31. Shari Hegland says:

    And I get your blog through Facebook – always look forward to seeing what’s new!

  32. Shari Hegland says:

    I’ve “liked” them on FB now, too.

  33. I love their products! My go-to broth! Just subscribed to your blog, have already friended you on FB, and will do so now for Pacific Natural Foods :) Just tweeted, too! :D

  34. sharon says:

    Great broths! Love keeping these on hand to make a soup, use in crock pot recipes, cook with instant rice instead of water.yummy!
    Would love to have some more to use!

  35. I haven’t tried their broths yet, but I would love to. I just heard about the hazelnut chocolate drink a couple of days ago, and have that on my to buy list, too.

  36. I follow Pacific Natural Foods on Facebook as Linda P.

  37. elyseelyse says:

    love their broth! especially when some is sick and needs chicken soup. thansk, e

  38. Angela says:

    i have never tried their broths, but have tried their soups. Very yummy and my son gave his stamp of approval.

  39. Angela says:

    I liked them on facebook

  40. Angela says:

    i susbcribe to your blog via email

  41. Angela says:

    i shared your giveaway on my facebook page

  42. kim ledford says:

    I have not tried their broths but can’t wait to!

  43. kim ledford says:

    I like Pacific Natural Foods on FB

  44. kim ledford says:

    I subscribe via email to you

  45. kim ledford says:

    I twitted this giveaway as kledford65

  46. valerie says:

    i have not tried their broths but would like to

  47. valerie says:

    i liked pacific foods broths page

  48. valerie says:

    and i already subscribe to your page. thanks for the chance

  49. valerie says:

    i also mentioned it on my facebook page

  50. Stephanie Tsouloufis says:

    Love the low sodium broth. They are all I use!

  51. Stephanie D. says:

    My family uses their broth all the time. We just bought a box yesterday, in fact.

  52. Stephanie D. says:

    My family just started our gluten free journey, so I subscribed to your blog via RSS and I get your emails. It has already been such a valuable resource for me. Thanks so much!

  53. I always buy Pacific foods broth when a recipe calls for broth because I trust it to be gluten free. It is an awesome tasting product.

  54. Jesica says:

    I have not tried there broths, but would love to.

  55. Jesica says:

    I suscribe by email!

  56. I have not tried their products but would like to very much. I am trying to improve my nutrition as well as my familys’.

  57. I am “liking” Pacific foods on facebook

  58. I am subscribing to your email feed.

  59. I have tried their broths and like that they are natural and organic. I just used their beef broth for a stew we made. They are very useful when you don’t have your own on hand.

  60. I already subscribe to blog by email.

  61. I liked Pacific on facebook.

  62. I posted the contest on facebook.

  63. I have tried their broths and love their products.

  64. I subscribe to to your blog via e-mail.

  65. Shannon J. says:

    I love their condensed soups, but haven’t tried their broths, but gluten free and free is always a bonus! :)

  66. Cindy Moore-Sailors says:

    I’m an avid user of Pacific Natural Foods not only are they gluten free but there are no hidden soy or corn products in them either. I find the broths to be a flavorful addition to my recipes!

  67. Shannon J. says:

    I subscribe to you via email

  68. Shannon J. says:

    I liked Pacific Foods on FB

  69. I subscribe to your blog and I love Pacific products.

  70. Janis S. says:

    I used their vegetable broth, don’t remember what recipe I used it in, but do remember that it was good.

  71. Janis S. says:

    I subscribe to your emails.

  72. I have not tried their broths.

  73. I am subscribed to Pacific Natural Foods.

  74. I am already subscribed to your e-mails.

  75. I posted the giveaway on facebook!

  76. Kristi says:

    I love their chicken broth!! I buy it at Costco in the case but I’m out of it right now!!!!

  77. I probably have tried their broth. I just don’t recall which one. I usually have TONS frozen, lol!

  78. I like Pacific foods on Facebook.

  79. I subscribe to this blog via email.

  80. Sharon says:

    Love the chicken broth and the cream of mushroom!

  81. Sharon says:

    I subscribe to your blog.

  82. Sharon says:

    Tweeted the giveaway!

  83. Posted giveaway on Facebook!

  84. I love their chicken broth. It’s the only broth I trust and use. It’s the best!

  85. LISA MARIE says:

    I FOLLOW YOU!

  86. LISA MARIE says:

    I FACEBOOKED

  87. LISA MARIE says:

    LOVE THEIR PRODUCTS!

  88. LISA MARIE says:

    i AM SHARING ON FB TOO!

  89. Colleen M. says:

    I am a subscriber to your blog via email.

  90. Colleen M. says:

    I use their products all the time as I don’t make my own. Would love to be a winner!

  91. I’m a subscriber!

  92. I like PNF on facebook!

  93. I have never bought their broth, but love their roasted red pepper tomato soup!

  94. Angie B says:

    I love the Pacific Foods Broths! I use them for soups, stews, sautes, and so much more! :)

  95. Angie B says:

    I am an email subscriber. :)

  96. Angie B says:

    I liked Pacific Natural Foods on facebook. :)

  97. Angie B says:

    I shared this contest on facebook. :)

  98. Kristen Wyatt says:

    YUMMMM… I LOVE these soups! They’re always my backup dinner.

  99. Jessica M. says:

    I have tried their broths and I love them! I like to make my own, but I can only do so much! :) Theirs are great to keep on hand!

  100. Jessica M. says:

    I like Pacific Natural Foods on FB!

  101. Jessica M. says:

    I subscribe to your blog via email !

  102. Their Cashew Carrot Ginger soup is my go-to meal when I have a cold – I usually go through a couple of boxes each time I’m sick!

  103. I also subscribe to your blog via RSS.

  104. Catherine Agnes Roebuck says:

    I haven’t tried the broths.

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  105. Catherine Agnes Roebuck says:

    I like Pacific Natural Foods on FB!

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  106. I haven’t tried their product but would love to – I’ve been looking for a good vegetable stock to make a vegetarian french onion soup with. Perhaps my search is over if my luck is good!

  107. Amylynn H says:

    I have not tried these broths, but I would love to!
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  108. Amylynn H says:

    I like Pacific Natural Foods on Facebook
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  109. Amylynn H says:

    I am an email subscriber
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  110. use all of their soups. with the condensed cr. soups can now make all my old recipes without making the cr. soup from scratch.

  111. Christine says:

    I have tried their product and think they are great, definatly a favorite for broths since I dont make my own! (yet)

  112. Christine says:

    I liked Pacific Natural Foods on Facebook

  113. Christine says:

    I subscribe to this blog via email

  114. miriam says:

    We are having their tomato soup (with grilled cheese sandwiches) for lunch. Also used their beef broth in last nights dinner. Yummy giveaway, thank you.

  115. miriam says:

    I subscribe to your emails.

  116. I use the Pacific chicken broth. I love using it. It is from free range chickens.

  117. Cara Goedecke says:

    I have tried their chicken broth and love it.

  118. Cara Goedecke says:

    I follow your RSS.

  119. I, too, use Pacific broths for my “back up”. I like to make a quick bedtime snack with a little gelatin and salt in a hot cup of broth as a sleep aid.

  120. I already subscribe by RSS

  121. I liked them on FB, tweeted it (@changingchick), already subscribed via rss (with a different email), and I have never used the broths but am very interested in trying them! It’s been hard for me to find a good GF broth that doesn’t taste like salt to me!

  122. Kristen says:

    I love Pacific broths and soups. They have made the transition to a Gluten Free lifestyle much easier.

  123. I have not tried this brand. Recently, my fiance bought a different brand in the store where the canned version is GF, but the box version is NOT! Was he disappointed when I told him I couldn’t use the box version.

  124. I’ve tried the low sodium chicken broth and the mushroom broth. The mushroom broth is especially good for making GF condensed cream of mushroom soup for crock pot cooking. Thought I was going to have to give up that recipe when hubby was diagnosed! I’ve friended both you and Pacific Foods and am about to share on FB now. I also just subscried by email. Thanks.

  125. Chelsea Curran says:

    I love these chicken broths! They are amazing!

  126. Chelsea Curran says:

    I liked them on Facebook!!

  127. I love Pacific stocks. I only use them since going gluten free. I get you blogs also.

  128. This is the only brand of stock I use.

  129. Phebe Bennett says:

    I haven’t yet tried their broths. I will the first chance I get.

  130. Kat Menard says:

    love this as an easy, go-to product!

  131. Helen Vosburgh says:

    I like the beef broth!

  132. Helen Vosburgh says:

    I subscribe to your emails :)

  133. Helen Vosburgh says:

    I liked Pacific Natural Foods on FB.



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