Entertaining Tortas by Rising Sun Farms

October 21, 2007 by  

With Rising Sun Farms Tortas, you’ll shine as the perfect gourmet, and stress-free, host. Simply grab one of these layered cheese tortas from the freezer, pop it out of the container to thaw, and serve with crackers or breads, or melt into a sauce. Our personal picks: award-winning Pesto Dried Tomato Cheese Torta and Cranberry Orange Cheese Torta. Though we’ve not sampled them, gorgonzola, artichoke-lemon, key lime, and other flavors fill their torta line. They’re available nationwide (see for retailers and products; Texans can find exclusive Southwestern-seasoned tortas at Central Market stores).


Rising Sun Farms products, made in Oregon, are better than organic. Their story dates back to the 1980s, when the couple started growing organic herbs. Today, their products are so “clean” that they’ve been exporting them to Japan, surpassing the stringent preservative- and additive-free import standards for nine years.

According to the company: “In 1992 Rising Sun Farms found it necessary to go beyond organic certification to meet personal and corporate missions to always insure the highest quality products.” An independent laboratory tests every ingredient for chemical and pesticide residues, their dairy suppliers certify their ingredients are rBGH free, and they have a no GMO policy. Any ingredient that fails any of the testing is not used. Maybe that’s why their tortas taste so fresh and good.

Rising Sun Farms


One Response to “Entertaining Tortas by Rising Sun Farms”

  1. Karen McJilton on October 22nd, 2007 10:01 am

    Thank you, Kate, for your informative write-up. Your readers can visit our website ( to also learn more about our other product lines, including our delicious Balsamic Drizzles – unique, health-conscious salad dressings, marinades and more…and our Fresh Pesto Sauces made with organic fresh basil and organic extra-virgin olive oil.