All of Moody Dunbars products are grown and processed in the United States. Peppers are prepared from fresh, sound pods of the Capsicum annum pepper plant. The product is preserved via controlled acidification in conjunction with a pasteurizing heat process. This is a commercially sterile (shelf stable) product. Moody Dunbars Peppers are the perfect ingredient for the top ethnic cuisines: Asian, Hispanic, Latino, Italian, Mediterranean and Caribbean.