Vine Ripened California organic tomatoes are washed, sorted then crushed so that skin and seeds can be removed. Bright red tomato pulp and fresh tomato aroma are concentrated 5-fold to provide a deep, rich flavor in every teaspoon. Tomato Paste is also a valuable source of cancer fighting Lycopene! Build flavor in soups, stews, sauces, braises, roasts and more. 100% Organic ~ 100% Natural.