Since 1868. USDA organic. Use generously to add bright flavor and visual appeal to salads, soups, sauces, rice and pasta dishes, fish and seafood, meat and poultry and breads. Awarded grand prize with gold medal for highest quality at the International Exposition, Paris in 1928. Certified organic by NDOA. Packaged in Watkins gold medal tin to protect the flavorful oils and keep light out for optimal freshness.