Almond Halawa is cholesterol-free, gluten-free, and peanut-free. This super delicious traditional sweet contains no additives, preservative-free and GMO-free. The plastic package, seal and greaseproof paper are food grade. Shelf life of Halawa is two years from the production date. Stored at room temperature or refrigerated. This product is not recommended for people with diabetes, or those allergic to sesame seeds, Sulfites, and tree nuts.