In 1950, Sam Walton and his wife Helen opened their Walton’s 5&10 store on the downtown square in Bentonville, Arkansas. Sam opened the first Walmart store in 1962 at the age of 44 in Rogers, Arkansas. Walmart was founded with the goals of offering lower prices and great service. In 1970, Walmart went public at $16.50 per share. Today in Read More
Vinnie was taught a while ago by a jerky master who was retiring. They met due to the fact that Vinnie had been buying jerky from him for years because it was delicious. Since then Vinnie has experimented successfully with new flavors. Vinnie describes himself as a Meat Sherpa (#meatsherpa). A sherpa meaning renowned for their skill in mountaineering. In 2015, Vinnie debuted Read More
The Smokehouse Jerky Co. brand name was launched in 2008. On January 2/2017, Franco and his wife Patti Fonseca acquired Smokehouse Jerky Co. from Trent Levinson and his wife Barbie. Franco has since added some new flavors, and they have a revamped web site. All Smokehouse Jerky Co. jerky is made in small batches. Tender Heifer Snack Co. are always looking Read More
It all started in the 1880’s when Jack Link’s great-grandfather, Chris, settled in Minong, Wisconsin. In 1885 the Jack Link’s brand name was introduced. From generation to generation, they kept on making their legendary sausages and smoked meats. Today, they sell more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Jack Link’s brand name is manufactured by Read More
In 2009, Josh Kace and a group of jerky-enthusiast friends decided that they deserved a better jerky experience. They gathered under the slanted roof of a New York City apartment and a dream was born: tender beef jerky made from 100% grass-fed beef, organic spices, and non-GMO, preservative-free marinades. The mission at Slant Shack is to create a delicious, nutritious snack made Read More
The next review for Jerkface will focus on a 2 ounce/56 gram bag of their Maple Jalapeno flavored beef jerky. This flavor is described as having a little seasonal sweet, and a little heat, made in DC! The jerky was kindly submitted for review by the owner, Eric Judycki.