Family cured & crafted since 1902. Volpi Approved: Always fresh U.S. pork. All natural ingredients (Minimally processed, no artificial ingredients). Raised responsibly (Volpi defines raised responsibly as crate free, no steroids ever). No nitrates or nitrites added (Except for those naturally occurring in sea salt & celery powder). Not preserved. U.S. inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture. volpifoods.com. Product of USA.