Established in 2013, Smokehouse Jerky Co. has grown significantly over the past decade, becoming a leading private label provider for over 150 jerky and snack companies. Franco and Patti Fonseca assumed company ownership in 2017 and have since been dedicated to refining their jerky and snack lines. Smokehouse Jerky Co. actively seeks new distributors nationwide and also offers private label services. 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
The EPIC jerky brand name was created by Taylor Collins and Katie Forrest. Both Taylor and Katie are physically active and were looking for food to satisfy their needs. Then they started eating a paleo diet. Shortly afterward, they set out to create the world’s first 100% grass fed meat, fruit, Read More
Ken Pearson founded Pearson Ranch in 1959, which is a family owned ranch raising elk, buffalo (also known as bison), and cattle. Today, Ken’s grand-nephew Marvin Cromwell and his sons Brandon and Matt run the key operations for the company. While Pearson Ranch Jerky has been in the meat snack business for over 15 years, the main focus of ranch operations shifted to Read More
Note: For a more recent jerky price range update, open up our August 2019 Jerky Price Range Update post.
Founder Ken Pearson founded Pearson Ranch in 1959, which is a family owned ranch raising elk, buffalo (also known as bison), and cattle. Today, Ken’s grand-nephew Marvin Cromwell and his sons Brandon and Matt run the key operations for the company. While Pearson Ranch Jerky has been in the meat snack business for over 15 years, the main focus of ranch operations shifted to meat snack products in the summer of 2011. Pearson Ranch advertises their jerky as made of only natural ingredients, contain no Read More
The next review on Chomps will focus on a 1.15 ounce/32 gram bag of their Cracked Pepper & Sea Salt flavored 100% grass-fed venison meat stick. This flavor is described as being an amazing wild game protein snack without the gamey taste or texture that the whole family can enjoy! The meat stick was graciously submitted for review by Team Chomps.
Note: For a more recent jerky price range update, open up our August 2018 Jerky Price Range Update post.
This web site is long overdue to update its cheap, average, and expensive jerky price ranges. The last price range update was done way back in July 2014. An unfortunate fact of life is inflation, with the rising costs of meat, ingredients, and Read More
This jerky is manufactured and distributed by Tender Heifer Snack Co., and are based out of Beaumont, California. The Smokehouse Jerky Co. brand name was launched in 2008. Starting in 2015, a new exotic jerky line was launched. The exotic meats Read More
Mountain America Jerky specializes in beef jerky, game meat, and exotic jerky. It is made and distributed by Mountain America Jerky Ltd. based out of Denver, Colorado. This small company is run by Chuck Watson, and was established in 1997. Their jerky is made in small batches on a daily basis. Each batch is Read More