High in fiber. USDA organic. Vegetarian inspiration since 1970. Ready to eat. Due to the natural properties of this product, color may vary. Westbrae Natural Beans provide a foundation for nutritious meals centered around vegetables, whole grains and beans. As an integral part of the vegetarian diet pyramid, delicious, versatile beans help you make the transition toward a vegetarian lifestyle. Great Northern beans are: high in fiber; a cholesterol & fat free food; a good source of iron; low in sodium. Certified organic by Quality Assurance International (QAI).