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 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.