Heat and serve or just thaw and serve. Smoked but not cured. No nitrates. No sugar. Our summer sausage comes in a 2-inch cellulose casing about 5 1/2 inches long. Ingredients: U.S. raised grass-fed beef trim, water, sodium lactate, seasonings: (sea salt, mustard, spices (including coriander and black pepper), dehydrated garlic), celery juice powder (celery powder, sea salt). U.S. raised grass-fed beef.