California Jerky Original peppered is a brand of California Jerky Factory, Inc. based out of So. El Monte, CA. This product has a faint sweet taste. A flavor that stands out in this jerky is a combination of light sweet and light saltiness. It contains Beef, sugar, water, salt, liquid smoke, orange juice, black pepper, maltodextrin, hydrolyzed soy protein, sodium erythorbate, sodium nitrite.