Thursday, February 22, 2018

Freedom Jerky - Payload Pepper

freedom jerky
Freedom Jerky was founded in November 2017 by creative producer Jonathan Chia and television actor Vincent "Rocco" Vargas, both combat veterans. The two were inspired to create a line of jerky whose sales benefited the team at War Horses for Veterans, a charity that helps wounded service men and women through experiences with horses.

"Healing those who have been in combat is not just an intention, it is our mission,” says Vargas. “We’ve created a great product to serve the best people we know. Freedom Jerky supports and hires veteran families with a focus on our community."

This "Payload Pepper" is described by the company's as having a, "true steakhouse flavor, with just the right balance of cracked pepper".

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Dundalk Dan's Awesome Beef Jerky - Habanero

dundalk dan's awesome beef jerky
Dundalk Dan's Awesome Beef Jerky is a brand of Hard Working Foods, LLC based out of Baltimore, MD. It was started by Dan Dawes in 2013, the CEO of an Internet marketing firm with a passion for meat snacks.

Dundalk Dan's claims their jerky is made in small batches and hand trimmed, and then marinated for 3 days.

This "Habanero" variety is described by the company as being, "hot, but not too hot", and inspired by their fans asking for a jerky a little more spicy than their famous Sriracha Style.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Firecreek Jerky - Stix

firecreek jerky stix
Firecreek Jerky is a brand launched by Ryan Hansen based out of Jerseyville, IL. He got it off the ground in February 2016.

Hansen has been making "small batch" jerky from his family's meat business for the past three years. He makes jerky using USDA Choice Angus Beef. Since then, he's secured a deal with USDA inspected co-packer and is now relaunching the brand.

According to Firecreek Jerky, these snack sticks are marketed as, "natural" and "handcrafted", going on to add that they're gluten-free, with no added soy or MSG.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Freedom Jerky - American Original

freedom jerky
Freedom Jerky was founded by creative producer Jonathan Chia and television actor Vincent "Rocco" Vargas, both combat veterans, in November 2017. The two were inspired to create a line of jerky whose sales benefited the team at War Horses for Veterans, a charity that helps wounded service men and women through experiences with horses.

"Healing those who have been in combat is not just an intention, it is our mission,” says Vargas. “We’ve created a great product to serve the best people we know. Freedom Jerky supports and hires veteran families with a focus on our community."

This "American Original" is described by the company as, "a special blend of spices in a unique marinade that has been refined to perfection over more than three decades", going on to explain that, "the result is a savory classic jerky with a well-balanced natural beef flavor; soft and tender decadence in every bite."