We deliver Monday through Saturday, usually between 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Our deliveries begin in the early morning hours and continue into the evening to accommodate our customers’ schedules.
When you place each food order, your Culinary Consultant will ask you to complete a Delivery Preferences Form to indicate any special delivery requests you may have. We will always strive to accommodate your special requests.
Our products are vacuum-sealed in a state-of-the-art MULTIVAC packaging machine. All products are then individually flash-frozen, enhancing their flavor and preserving them naturally – no artificial preservatives needed. The MULTIVAC wrap is the latest generation of breathable plastic wraps and does not contain BPA (bisphenol A), BPS (bisphenol S), BBP (n-butyl benzyl phthalate) or phthalates.
When frozen, all of our products are vacuum-sealed and fully protected from freezer burn, discoloration and dehydration. When you thaw them, however, the vacuum seal is broken, and the plastic will become loose around the product. Therefore, it is important to place something under your products when defrosting them, as the juices may escape between the two layers of plastic. This is normal, given the breathable nature of the wrap, and it does not indicate defective packaging.
Five Star’s Customer Service Department may be reached at (610) 337-9004.
Office hours are between:
Five Star Home Foods is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, however, we serve Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Ohio!
We also have the ability to ship orders all across the USA.
Please feel free to call 1-800-246-5405 to inquire about home delivery to your area, or click here to view a map of our delivery service area.
The bottom line is that our customers generally spend about the same amount with us as they previously spent in the supermarket for meats, vegetables and juices. We eliminate your middlemen expenses and deliver directly to you in quantity, so we are able to offer extremely high quality at affordable prices.
Customers definitely get a much better value from us, plus they enjoy all the great Five Star Home Foods advantages, such as having natural meats and organic vegetables and juices individually wrapped, vacuum-sealed and home-delivered – not to mention our rewards program and lifetime discounts. As other companies continually raise prices, we strive to keep our service affordable and to build long-term relationships with our customers.
The Certified Angus Beef LLC® Program is a nonprofit division of the American Angus Association, the world’s largest beef cattle registry. The Association comprises more than 28,000 Angus breeders who are dedicated to producing high-quality beef that’s superior in taste and tenderness.
In 1976, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) broadened its standards for the Choice and Prime grades of beef. In response to this wider variation in beef grades, the American Angus Association established the Certified Angus Beef LLC® in 1978. The Certified Angus Beef Program’s mission is to increase demand for registered Angus cattle by providing consumers with a consistent, high-quality beef brand.
The USDA evaluates all Certified Angus Beef® products for the Program’s stringent quality specifications. These specifications must be met before the beef earns the Certified Angus Beef® logo. Only licensed packers, fabricators, distributors, restaurants and retail stores may use the Certified Angus Beef LLC® trademarks to promote the product. The Program doesn’t own the beef or the cattle but works with Program licensees to closely regulate and maintain product integrity.
Five Star Home Foods is proud to be the only home food service in the entire USA licensed to sell the Certified Angus Beef® product, which is known throughout the world for its consistency, tenderness and full beef flavor.
Certified Angus Beef® Facts:
How does the program work?
Once you enroll, we will automatically deduct your payment from your checking or savings account each month. We will send notification to your bank to electronically transfer to Five Star Home Foods the exact amount of your payment on your due date, or an alternate date you select. You will receive information about the transaction each month on your regular bank statement.
What are the advantages?
Convenience, security and savings! You no longer have to write a check, stamp an envelope and send your payment each month. You have peace of mind knowing that your monthly payment was made automatically and on time through the banking system. No more late fees for that payment you simply forgot to mail.
APP is free and easy!
There is absolutely no charge for our APP service. We offer it to our customers because it ensures prompt and accurate payments. It is simply more convenient for everyone.
How can you begin this convenient service?
Just ask your Culinary Consultant to sign you up or call customer service at (610) 337-9004.
Health-conscious consumers should look for “All-Natural” labels from companies that are members of the All-Natural Food Council of North America. Only products with this label may be considered truly “All-Natural” food options. Five Star Home Foods is a distinguished member of the ANFCNA
Foods labeled “100% Natural” or “All-Natural” are not always what they claim. The U.S. Department of Agriculture allows chicken to be processed and “plumped up” with water, salt and other chemicals while still being labeled “All-Natural.” Although water and salt are natural ingredients, they are not naturally found in chicken, and when they are added to it, the chemical makeup is changed.
Companies add water to increase the weight of raw meats, including beef, chicken and pork. Because meat is sold by weight and water is inexpensive, this increases a company’s profits. But, this water becomes the carrier for other additives, such as tenderizers, carrageenan, sodium and other preservatives.
Consumers trying to watch their sodium intake are often unaware of the additives in chicken, which may contain between 200 and 400 milligrams of sodium per serving – equal to a serving of fast-food french fries!
Consumers trying to watch their sodium intake need to be aware that most foods sold in grocery stores today are not “All-Natural,” as labeled.
Our products are all-natural, free from steroids, artificial preservatives, and growth hormones.
When a product is labeled “organic,” it means that it has been grown without synthetic chemicals or pesticides, and in a way that supports the earth and its ecosystems. Organic agriculture practices are committed to achieving a balance with nature. There are many reasons why organic is better for the planet. These include:
USDA Organic products are grown without synthetic pest management and using soil in which non-biologicals have not been used for five to seven years. Animals may only be fed from crops grown using the criteria above. The process differs after the animal is passed onto production facilities.
The USDA All-Natural program, however, excels in the area of processing and production. Like the USDA Organic program, synthetic fertilizers and biological pest management are banned during the growing cycle and raising of the animals. After they are raised and sent to production, the process is given close consideration. For example, machines touching USDA All-Natural products must be steam-cleaned rather than bleach-cleaned, as in the USDA Organic program.
As for packaging, USDA All-Natural products are only allowed to be packaged using natural products (like rice paper) while USDA Organic products are allowed to be packaged using Styrofoam, cellophane and non-natural paper.
The final difference between USDA All-Natural and USDA Organic is the freezing process. USDA Organic products are slow-frozen, which creates crystallization, while USDA All-Natural products are blast- or flash-frozen, which prevents crystallization and eliminates anaerobic bacteria (like E. coli). Both products must be vacuum-sealed to preserve freshness and eliminate aerobic bacteria (like salmonella).
You don’t need a freezer to learn about the service. Very often, we can service you with your current freezer space. If additional freezer space is needed, Five Star Home Foods can provide a freezer through our discount rewards program.
The U.S. federal government provides guidance on how to assess the food spoilage at http://www.ready.gov/food. They recommend that “If an appliance thermometer was kept in the freezer, check the temperature when the power comes back on. If the freezer thermometer reads 40° F or below, the food is safe and may be refrozen. If a thermometer has not been kept in the freezer, check each package of food to determine its safety. You can’t rely on appearance or odor. If the food still contains ice crystals or is 40° F or below, it is safe to refreeze or cook.”
If any of your Five Star foods were totally thawed (no ice crystals when you squeeze the package) or above 40° F, please contact Customer Service to file a food spoilage claim.