Back in 2002, husband and wife Ray and Nina-Maria Cattaneo opened up a USDA facility from scratch. Ray handled the beef jerky aspect of the production process, and Nina-Marie was tasked with sales. This Ray’s Own Brand of jerky was officially launched in 2003. Within five years of very hard work and effort, sales were robust with Ray’s Own Brand being sold in countless Read More
In 2018, current CEO James Napier, being a knee down amputee, was determined not to let that disability affect him. James reached out to a friend, fellow patriot, serial entrepreneur, and current COO Lance Wood. In collaboration with their wives, The Patriot Brands LLC was launched shortly afterward in 2018. The Patriot Brands Jerky now sells Read More
The idea of Pescavore was born of a working, surfing, and diving travel journey to the Marshall Islands in 2013. They were introduced to a delightful food tradition of artisanally produced local fish snacks. Pescavore then started out with a mission to improve education, and make domestic resources more competitive in an international marketplace. They take pride Read More
Soo Jerky was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia, by married couple Phillip and Soo Wong back in 1985 with a 1,400 sq. ft facility. Today, they now use a 10,000 sq. ft, facility specializing in Singaporean and Malaysian-style beef, salmon and pork jerky. There is a heavy presence of Asians in Vancouver, British Columbia, where this Soo Jerky brand of jerky really became popular in Chinatown. Currently, they Read More
Note: For a more current taste review on a tweaked bag design and ingredient list open up Soo Jerky – Satay Beef Jerky (Recipe #2).
Soo Jerky was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia, by married couple Phillip and Soo Wong back in 1985 with a 1,400 sq. ft facility. Today, they now use a 10,000 sq. ft, facility specializing Read More
The chief and founder, Blair Swiler, is a chef. Initially, Blair only made jerky for his family using a proprietary smoking process. Then his business partner, and now co-founder, Dennis Riedel, realized the potential of selling “Filet in a Bag”. In their words, it is “Jerky Done Right”. They aspire to only make the best jerky they can, where they don’t believe that anything, or anyone, should ever Read More