While this milestone took over 6 1/2 years to accomplish, we have now reviewed $2,000 worth of jerky purchased out of our pocket. We are not exactly proud of this accomplishment but have no regrets. Ideally, all jerky reviewed would be submitted. Most of the jerky reviewed in the last six years has been submitted by jerky makers. These purchases included are from 2008 to – present on either jerky reviewed or just displayed in a jerky review.
Especially with the larger jerky brands out there, we have no qualms purchasing a bag of jerky for review. In many cases, it would not be fair to ask the jerky maker if they are interested in submitting their jerky for review only for us to trash their ingredient list. In fairness, the majority of jerky makers have cleaned up their ingredient lists considerably over the last decade.
This jerky review web site started with one goal of documenting my jerky bag collection to date (around 550 jerky bags in 2014), where there were no live taste reviews and done on purchased jerky only. Six months into the summer of 2014, I finally conceded and started doing live taste reviews on submitted (non-purchased) jerky. All along the way, we have been consistently sprinkling in purchased jerky bags for a wider variety of jerky reviews.
The Jerky Shrine is starting to mature after debuting in January 2019. One wall was dedicated to jerky paraphernalia, where corkboard has been attached to the entire wall. You never know what to expect with each jerky maker submission.
JERKY SHRINE DETAILS
Jerky Shrine Brands: 421 (October 13/2020 – 333)
Jerky Shrine Bags: 1651 (October 13/2020 – 1,448)
Jerky Shrine Brand On Display Counter
Jerky Shrine Brands On Display: 122 (October 13/2020 – 85)
Jerky Shrine Brands Wall #1: 35 (October 13/2020 – 21)
Jerky Shrine Brands Cork Board #1: 30 (October 13/2020 – 29)
Jerky Shrine Brands Cork Board #2: 32 (October 13/2020 – 32)
Jerky Shrine Brands Closet: 23 (October 13/2020 – 18)
We are proud of offering great exposure, allowing getting every jerky brand known to the market and community in this probably 3 Billion Dollars annual sales jerky industry. The jerky sector has a broad presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. As a general rule, jerky makers with high social media activity have good to great tasting jerky.
As listed below, you will find various statistics of our accomplishments in becoming the most detailed jerky review website worldwide.
JERKY REVIEWED DETAILS
Jerky Distributors reviewed: 300 (May 15/2020 – 241)
Jerky Bags cost: $8149.78 (May 15/2020 – $6612.06)
Unique Jerky Bags acquired: 1138 (May 15/2020 – 953)
Jerky Flavor Name Counter
Jerky Flavor Counter
- Grams 93,298 (May 15/2020 – 76,811)
- Ounces 3,292 (May 15/2020 – 2,706)
- Pounds 205.8 (May 15/2020 – 169.1)
- Kilograms 93.3 (May 15/2020 – 76.7)
Jerky Brands: www.jerkyingredients.com/jerky-brands
Jerky Tags/Categories: www.jerkyingredients.com/jerky-tags
Jerky Counters: www.jerkyingredients.com/counters-2
Jerky Flavors: www.jerkyingredients.com/flavours-3/
Jerky Types: www.jerkyingredients.com/jerky-types/