The Augason Farms Instant Black Beans and Rice Pouch offers a classic pantry dish in a quick-and-easy-to-prepare form. It features a delightful blend of herbs, spices and onion in a robust, beef-flavored base, for a naturally healthy and enchanting meal. Pantry Pouches are designed for dual use: daily, as a quick and easy meal when needed, or for long term food storage in case of a sudden emergency. With their extended shelf life, Pantry Pouches are a tasty and nutritional solution whether enjoyed today or a few years from now. Servings per pouch: 4 Calories per serving: 190 Pouch weight: 8.34 oz Up to 15 year shelf life* Just add water Great for food storage, camping, hiking and everyday use Certified Gluten Free Nutrition Facts, Ingredients & Directions *Sealed/Opened to 1 year. Best when stored in a cool dry place at temperatures between 55?F and 70?F (ideal humidity 15%). This convenient pouch is nitrogen flushed or contains an oxygen absorber, which is the most effective, long-term method of controlling the deteriorating effects of light, moisture and oxygen on the contents. Discard the absorber immediately upon opening.