Microwave in the bag. Washed and ready to cook. EV: Excellent source of vitamin C. LC: Naturally low in calories. SF: Squash, a sodium free food. Perishable. Freshness verified. All natural. No preservatives. EV: Excellent source of calcium - 29% or more of RDI or DRV. LC: Naturally low in calories - no more than 40 calories per serving. SF: Squash, a sodium free food - less than 5 mg per serving. Fruit & veggies - more matters. Your double guarantee. Country of Origin: Guatemala.