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. In Read More
Raincoast Trading was launched in 1995. They specialize in Pacific albacore, sockeye salmon, pink salmon, skipjack tuna, and sardine products, with jerky being one of their products. Founded by a multi-generation fishing family on the West Coast of Canada, Raincoast Trading believes that sustainable seafood can and should be accessible. Canned wild seafood can be Read More
7-Eleven is an international chain of convenience stores headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The chain was founded in 1927 as an ice house storefront in Dallas. It was named Tote’m Stores between 1928 and 1946. After 70% of the company was acquired by Japanese affiliate Ito-Yokado in 1991, it was reorganized as a wholly owned subsidiary of Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd in 2005, and is now held by Read More
Vic Guido teamed up with Richard Cresswell in 2014 to create Red Truck Beef Jerky – a small, family-owned business that sustainably sources premium cuts of whole-muscle beef shoulder, right here in the USA. The result is the most tender and lean jerky on the market. For the past five years, they’ve focused almost exclusively on making their products accessible in Read More
Aldi Inc. distributes this Simms Artisan brand of jerky, and it is based out of Batavia, Illinois. Aldi is a large company with grocery stores located in at least 18 countries around the world. This jerky is manufactured by the private label company Marfood USA, located in Taylor, Michigan, far as we know. Read More
El Diablito white fish jerky was launched in 2016 in Tabasco, Mexico, to transform the hated, feared, and invasive “pez diablo”, or devil fish into a delicious and healthy snack. The devil fish is a severe problem in Mexico, where it now accounts for 70% of freshwater capture, and has decimated the small-scale fishing industry.
Because of the fish’s mild flavor and firm Read More