Vermont Smoke and Cure combines specially sourced cracked pepper along with finer ground pepper to deliver a multi layered but not overwhelming kick of black pepper. Kids and adults both love these. Take them anywhere, and keep them in your backpack, office drawer or purse for a big on flavor, natural, gluten free snack that satisfies and powers your day! Made with beef and pork humanely grown without antibiotics and never fed animal byproducts. No sodium nitrite added. No nitrites or nitrates added except for those found naturally occurring in celery juice and sea salt. No gluten, no nuts, no milk. No MSG, no artificial colors, flavors or smoke. Low fat, low salt, low carbs sugar, big flavor let RealSticks Power Your Day! Ingredients: beef, pork, sea salt, spices, evaporated cane sugar, celery juice powder, ascorbic acid, lactic acid starter culture. Encased in collagen casing. Contains no gluten, no nuts, no milk. not from milk.