Fresh. No preservatives. Thank you for choosing this hand-made, preservative free delicacy. Since 1975, our chefs have created the finest pates using the freshest ingredients. You may enjoy the pate spread on crackers or bread, as an appetizer, in a sandwich, part of a party tray or in an easy gourmet recipe, like the one you will find inside this package. No matter how you enjoy our pates, they are sure to delight. Bon appetit! US inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture.