Ed Eaton is vegan and along with his wife Katie, launched Detroit Jerky in September 2020. Detroit Jerky dreams of a glorious world where everyone can enjoy delicious meaty snacks without all the crazy animal cruelty and potential health risks! They wanted to create healthier jerky that is genuinely sustainable, has less of an environmental footprint, doesn’t hurt anyone or anything, and can be enjoyed by meat Read More
Soo Jerky was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia, by married couple Phillip and Soo Wong in 1985 with a 1,400 sq. ft facility. 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 became popular in Chinatown. Currently, they Read More
Skip the protein bars. Electric Jerky is easily digestible evaporated cane juice for energy and 18 g of protein per bag for long lasting fuel. Electric Jerky was created to mimic the brain’s psychological response to eating meat. Using leading plant based technology, they are able to trigger the same neural receptors without any animal products. This jerky is truly ELECTRIC. Simple natural ingredients like non-GMO Read More
The brand name No Name is a line of generic brand grocery and household products sold by Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s largest food retailer. Launched in 1978, all items are sold in black and yellow packaging and generally offer savings of between 10 and 40 percent over national brands. This jerky is actually made by an unknown private labeler, meaning that this Read More
Gold Emblem seemed to start appearing in stores about three years ago. This Gold Emblem jerky brand seems to be a replacement to the Clover Valley jerky brand, although that is not verified. While CVS Pharmacy, Inc. ditributes this jerky, I generally refer to this jerky as Dollar Store jerky. The quality of Dollar Store jerky has come a long way in the last dozen years. Read More
Traditionally, pemmican is a style of dried beef created by Native American Indians, and was known to last over a year. It is a mixture of cooked, dried, and a shredded type of meat combined with melted fat. The Pemmican jerky brand name is distributed by The Classic Jerky Company, located in Taylor, Michigan. Marfood USA is the private labeler behind this jerky, also located at Read More
Note: For a more current taste review on a tweaked ingredient list and bag design, open up Old Trapper – Teriyaki Beef Jerky (Review #2).