With the rise of beef jerky, companies are using consumers’ desires for high protein snacks to introduce shoppers to a different kind of meat snack with a long history in South Africa.
Through a partnership with Strauss Food, the functional fitness company is launching a “CrossFit approved” grass fed beef and free range chicken subscription box, and soon after, a line of jerky.
In this interview recorded at NACS Show 2017, 4505 Chicharrones CEO and founder Ryan Farr discussed how he’s educating consumers about premium pork rinds, why consumers want natural options in c-stores and how the category fits into convenience retailers’ overall commitment to making healthier options more accessible.
Mighty Sticks, the first and only organic, 100 percent grassfed beef snack stick, is available in three flavors: Original – which features cracked black pepper and a hint of sea salt – Teriyaki, and Spicy Jalapeno, Mighty Sticks satisfy your inner carnivore without having to hide the wrapper before you get home.
Duke’s new brisket line includes 100% grass-fed brisket steak. The brisket line will be available in three flavors, including Chipotle BBQ, Honey Bourbon and Traditional Sea Salt in 2.5 oz. bags. Products are expected to be in available in April/May.
The competition in the snack set will see some sibling rivalry with today’s announcement that Conagra Brands, producer of DAVID seeds and Slim Jim, has entered into an agreement to acquire Thanasi Foods, maker of BIGS seeds and Duke’s meat snacks
Country Archer Jerky Co. is poised to debut the company’s newest product innovation—paleo-friendly meat sticks—as the brand continues to disrupt the surging meat snacks category with their better-for-you product formulations that tout “more meat, less bull and no junk”. Natural Products Expo West, which took place in Anaheim, CA, March 10th-12th, — set the stage for Country Archer’s highly anticipated meat stick launch that coincides with the unveiling of a new brand logo and updated packaging for their top-selling jerky line.
Chef’s Cut Real Jerky, the chef-led jerky brand that takes traditional flavors and produces great-tasting, hand-crafted jerky that delivers an authentic culinary snacking experience, will showcase four new innovations at the upcoming Natural Products Expo West Show, Booth #5872.
The KRAVE Stick will hit retail shelves this month in three unique flavors: Spicy Red Pepper Pork with Black Beans, Rosemary Lemon Turkey with White Beans and Sesame Garlic Beef with Sweet Potato.
Little Red Dot Kitchen, whose Singapore street-style Hickory Smoked Spicy Candied Bacon Bak Kwa was named a 2016 sofi® Award winner, has leveraged that recognition for growth in distribution and at retail.