Hemingway received the Medal of Valor for his service in WWI while stationed in Italy as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross. This experience was also the inspiration for his novel, A Farewell to Arms. Try this classic blend of Italian herbs & spices. High quality packaging. Each Hemingway product is connected to a geographical location with longitude and latitude listed along with the Hemingway history, story or book that the product is inspired by. Our goal and mission is to provide consumers with a way to travel his culinary world through the products we create. From Key West to Cuba, France to Spain to Africa, the flavors we have created allow our customers to travel the world via taste, not planes, trains or automobiles. We want you to be inspired by the flavors and cultures that inspired the man who has inspired so many. Let us be your passport to the world of flavors Hemingway loved.