In searching for new jerky, sometimes you get lucky, and find locally made jerky. In 2010 that was the case when visiting Oxnard, Ventura County, California. At a convenience store, I purchased a 1 ounce/28 gram bag of Old Fashioned flavor of the Ventura 101 Snacks jerky brand name.
On the Arizona Jack’s web site, they explain how they have been making jerky for nearly 30 years using USDA approved meat from their plant. They go on to say the jerky is smoked in “state-of-the-art” ovens. As advertised on the bag, this jerky is definitely soft and tender. Read More
This review is for duck magret, made by La Maison Du Gibier Inc. Magret means the cut of meat is from a breast of duck. La Maison Du Gibier translated to English means “The House of Game”. They are located in Charlesbourg, near Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
Their web site is all in French, which makes it challenging to find information, but something like Google translate does a decent job. This business started in 1982, where they specialize in big game, small game and specialty meats. Adept at hunting, Jean-Marie Rondeau came up Read More
This bag of homestyle turkey jerky was purchased online in 2011. Mama Mia’s jerky is made in Corona, California, and distributed by Mama Mia’s Beef Jerky. On their web site, it is described how they consistently use the best quality and taste, without compromise.
Grandpa Ward (King of the Smoker), perfected a secret family recipe, where they are committed with living up to Grandpa Ward’s passion for the very best snack food experience possible. They offer Read More
This was one of the early bags added to my collection of jerky bags. I purchased this original flavor bag at a convenience store in North Arlington, New Jersey, in 2008. That was the one and only time I ever saw Adirondack Backwoods jerky for sale in a store.